Andrew Marvell Revisited by Thomas Wheeler
(Twayne's English Authors)

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Andrew Marvell Revisited is a comprehensive critical study that focuses on the style and themes found in Marvell's works. In nine chapters, author Thomas Wheeler covers Marvell's life and work, placing his writings within the larger context of seventeenth-century literary and political issues. The book begins with an overview of Marvell's life, then presents a thorough analysis of his personal poems, private poems, satirical and political poems, and masterpieces such as "To his Coy Mistress," "Upon Appleton House," and "The Garden." The concluding chapter focuses on Marvell's changing reputation through more than three centuries of scholarship. Written in a concise and analytical style, Andrew Marvell Revisited ties together in one volume Marvell's life, poetic and political achievements, and the historical period in which he worked. This study is a valuable guide for students, teachers, and historians of seventeenth-century English literature.
 

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Published November 11, 1996 by Twayne Publishers. 208 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Education & Reference, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction