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About: Renaissance Poetry
"Renaissance poets are fluent in the arts of war and love, as seen in Lovelace's "To Lucasta, Going to the Wars." Puritan poetry is functional. Andrew Marvell's "A Horatian Ode" questions war's morality."
About: The Metaphysical Poets
Milton's Pastoral Elegies
"After university, Milton withdraws to rural Horton, England, focusing on Greek and Latin writers who inspire his works of pastoral poetry."
Listen to: John Donne's poetry
Listen to: Robert Herrick's poetry
Listen to: Ben Johnson's poetry
Listen to: Andrew Marvell's poetry
Poems of Transcendence
A podcast from the Poetry Foundation. "Spencer Reece celebrates Christmas with poems by George Herbert (Love III) and James Merrill."
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