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George Herbert, his religion and art.

Joseph H. Summers

George Herbert, his religion and art.

by Joseph H. Summers

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsHerbert, George, 1593-1633.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR3508 .S8, PR3508 .S8
The Physical Object
Pagination246 p.
Number of Pages246
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14096697M

"Holy Mr. Herbert" Herbert's was a distinguished, noble Welsh family (his brother, Edward, became the father of English deism), but his father died when George was only 3 years old. George Herbert (3 April – 1 March ) was a Welsh-born poet, orator, and priest of the Church of England. His poetry is associated with the writings of the metaphysical poets, and he is recognised as "one of the foremost British devotional lyricists.". He was born into an artistic and wealthy family Alma mater: Trinity College, Cambridge.

1 Joseph Summers, in George Herbert: His Religion and Art (; reprint, London: Chatto & Windus, ), first suggested Herbert's Calvinism and his possible relation to Puritan piety, though he did not pursue the implications of his then bold assertion: "For The Temple shows. In "George Herbert: His Religion and Art", Joseph Summers argues that the formal disorder in the poem's structure portrays the speaker's internal conflict. Summers Summers also notes that the speaker's resistance relents only the voice the speaker calls "My Lord" enters the poem.

Books Division. Chicago Distribution Center. SUBSCRIBE. LOG IN SEARCH. Search in: Advanced Modern Philology Critical and Historical Studies in Literature, Medieval through Contemporary. Vol Number 4 | May, made from the broken and contrite heart." George Herbert: His Religion and Art (Cambridge, Mass., ), pp. '^Stanley Fish has interpreted The Temple as a whole in relation to the Reformation catechism in The Living Temple: George Herbert and Catechizing (Berkeley, Los .


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Joseph H. Summers, Sr. () was the Roswell S. Burrows Professor Emeritus of English at the University of Rochester and an internationally respected authority on Renaissance literature. He was especially known for his work on seventeenth-century poet George Herbert and for his critical studies of John Milton.4/5(1).

I can't disagree with the educators surveyed in the MLA's Approaches to Teaching the Metaphysical Poets - Summers' book is the best for studying George Herbert.

Summers provides the basic information for putting Herbert's poetry into biographical, historical, and religious context, providing in one book information that would require several sources to by: George Herbert, the parson-poet of seventeenth-century England, is considered his religion and art.

book of the best lyric poets who has written in the English language. His major work is The Temple.4/5(1). George Herbert: His Religion and Art Hardcover – January 1, by Joseph H. Summers (Author)4/5(1). George Herbert: His Religion and Art [Summers, Joseph H.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

George Herbert: His Religion and Art. George Herbert has for centuries been admired by the religious for his piety and by lovers of poetry for his language and his wit. In the present volume, Professor Summers seeks to his religion and art.

book this dualism of approach: he is concerned throughout to demonstrate Herbert's religion as it is. Try the new Google Books. View eBook. Get this book in print. AbeBooks; Amazon; Find in a library; All sellers» George Herbert: His Religion and Art. Joseph Holmes Summers.

Harvard University Press, - Art - pages. 0 Reviews. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. Chapter. The major assumption of this book is that George Herbert, the parson-poet of seventeenth-century England, is one of the best lyric poets who has written in the English language.

George Herbert: His Religion and Art: Its Making and Early Reception Joseph H. Summers; George Herbert Journal; In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content.

George Herbert is considered as a religious poet because of the subject matter of his poetry which is fully devotional and religious in nature. By his poetry, he completely surrenders himself to God and his master, Jesus.

Although he was associated with the metaphysical group, he was exceptional for his treatment towards religion in his poetry. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Summers, Joseph H. (Joseph Holmes), George Herbert. Cambridge, Harvard University Press, (OCoLC) Buy George Herbert His Religion and Art: His Religion & Art (Medieval & Renaissance Texts & Studies) by Joseph H.

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Binghamton, N.Y.: Medieval & Renaissance Textsand Studies, rpt. cloth $ paper $ by Louis L. Martz It is good to see Summers' book back in print, and at a price amazingly low for a book so well produced: only about six dollars for the paperback : Louis L.

Martz. George Herbert His Religion and Art: His Religion & Art: Joseph H. Summers: Books - Skip to main content. Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Orders Try Prime Cart. Books. Go Search Reviews: 1. Joseph H. Summers, George Herbert: His Religion and Art (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, ).

Mark Taylor, The Soul in Paraphrase: George Herbert's Poetics (The Hague: Mouton, ). Richard Todd, The Opacity of Signs: Acts of Interpretation in George Herbert's "The Temple" (Columbia: University of Missouri Press, ).

George Herbert: His Religion and Art. London: Chatto and Windus, Thompson, John L. "Calvin as a Biblical Interpreter," The Cambridge Companion to John Calvin. Joseph H. Summers, George Herbert: His Religion and Art (London, ). Summers' book includes an informative chapter discussing Herbert's interest in music.

Diane Kelsey McColley, Poetry and music in seventeenth-century England (Cambridge, ). Aware of the musical background to poetry of the period, McColley provides a reading of three.

George Herbert: His Religion and Art: Its Making and Early Reception Sidney Gottlieb asked me to do something for the George Herbert Journal to celebrate the republication of my book by Medieval & Renaissance Texts & Studies, and I replied that the only thing Icould imagine doing was trying to give an account ofhow it came to be written.

last three years show that the process enriched both his poetry and his religion." The chapter devoted specifically to Herbert's religion shows *George Herbert: His Religion and Art.

By Joseph H. Suimmers. Harvard University Press. $George Herbert, –, one of the English metaphysical poets. Of noble family, he was the brother of Baron Herbert of Cherbury. He was graduated from Cambridge.

His early determination to enter the church was temporarily deflected by an appointment as public orator ina post he held until Buy George Herbert;: His religion and art by Joseph H Summers (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store.

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