The Resource Secular chains : poetry and the politics of religion from Milton to Pope, Philip Connell

Secular chains : poetry and the politics of religion from Milton to Pope, Philip Connell

Label
Secular chains : poetry and the politics of religion from Milton to Pope
Title
Secular chains
Title remainder
poetry and the politics of religion from Milton to Pope
Statement of responsibility
Philip Connell
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
'Secular Chains' uses close readings of the work of a range of canonical poets to re-evaluate the relationship between English literary culture and the political challenges to religious authority that emerged in the wake of the civil wars, and which culminated in the intellectual ferment of the early Enlightenment
Cataloging source
AZU
Dewey number
821.409382
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PR145
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Target audience
specialized
Label
Secular chains : poetry and the politics of religion from Milton to Pope, Philip Connell
Publication
Note
This edition previously issued in print: 2016
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • none
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Secular Chains: Poetry and the Politics of Religion from Milton to Pope; Copyright; Dedication; Preface; Contents; List of Illustrations; Abbreviations; Note on the Text; Introduction; Conflict and Continuity; Poetry and Enlightenment; Spiritual Declension and the Age of Prose; PART I: COMMONWEALTH; 1: 'Hireling wolves': Poetry, Prophecy, and Republican Religion; WRITING THE GODLY REPUBLIC; MILTON, MARVELL, AND THE REVOLUTIONARY CHURCH; HARRINGTON, MILTON, AND THE FRACTURING OF THE GOOD OLD CAUSE; MOSAIC LAW AND THE POLITICS OF SPIRIT IN PARADISE LOST
  • A Priestless Muse: Satire, Religion, and Party in the 1730sThe Dunciad and the War on Free-Thought; Coda: Pope, Milton, Modernity; Bibliography; 1. MANUSCRIPT SOURCES; 2. Periodicals; 3. Official Publications and Works of Reference; 4. Printed Corespondence, Diaries, Memoirs, and Papers; 5. Other Printed Primary Sources; 6. Published Secondary Sources; 7. Unpublished Disertations; Index
  • ORPHIC SONG AND THE END OF THE REPUBLICPART II: RESTORATION; 2: The Failure of Uniformity; 'FANATIQUE BAYS' AND AUGUSTAN LITERARY CULTURE; ROYALIST PANEGYRIC AND THE RESTORATION CHURCH SETTLEMENT; COMPREHENSION, KINGSHIP, AND PARADISE REGAIN'D; DISPENSING POWER IN SAMSON AGONISTES; 3: 'Priests of all Religions are the same': Dryden and the Politics of Irreligion; LIBERTINE WIT AND POLITICAL ALLEGIANCE IN THE 1670s; THE EXCLUSION CRISIS AND THE RHETORIC OF IMPOSTURE; ANTI-CLERICALISM AND CIVIL IDOLATRY IN ABSALOM AND ACHITOPHEL; Part III: Enlightenment; 4: Whig Poetics and the Church in Danger
  • The Rage of Religious PartyJohn Dennis and the Reformation of Poetry; Toland and Shaftesbury: Fable, Fiction, and Rhapsody; From Public Religion to Polite Letters; The Sacheve rell Trial and the Making of the Characteristicks; 5: The Literature of Physico-Theology; Newton's Fame and The Bounds of Orthodoxy; Cosmic Whigism in The Seasons; Eclesiastical Faction and The Politics of Enthusiasm; Thomson Among the Patriots; 6: Alexander Pope and the Modes of Faith; An Essay on Man and the Limits of Enlightenment; Pope's Early Career and the Later Stuart Church
Control code
ocn951230144
Edition
First edition
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191078316
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white)
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.b37510861
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)951230144
  • oso019107831X

Library Locations

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