The Poems of Edward Taylor

Now considered America's foremost colonial poet, Edward Taylor was virtually unknown until some of his poems were discovered in the Yale library and published in 1937.

The Poems of Edward Taylor

Now considered America's foremost colonial poet, Edward Taylor was virtually unknown until some of his poems were discovered in the Yale library and published in 1937. The intellectual brilliance and the emotional intensity of his poetical meditations have led critics to compare him to John Donne and George Herbert. These poems are now recognized as one of the great achievements in American devotional literature.

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The Poems of Edward Taylor
Language: en
Pages: 416
Authors: Edward Taylor
Categories: Poetry
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-12-01 - Publisher: UNC Press Books

Now considered America's foremost colonial poet, Edward Taylor was virtually unknown until some of his poems were discovered in the Yale library and published in 1937. The intellectual brilliance and the emotional intensity of his poetical meditations have led critics to compare him to John Donne and George Herbert. These
The Poems of Edward Taylor
Language: en
Pages: 133
Authors: Rosemary Fithian Guruswamy
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

Edward Taylor (1642-1729) was one of the most influential ministers in Puritan New England. He was also a prolific but unpublished poet. With the discovery of his poetry in 1936 and the publication of a nearly complete volume in 1960, his reputation as the premiere early American poet has grown
A Reading of Edward Taylor
Language: en
Pages: 233
Authors: Thomas M. Davis
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1992 - Publisher: University of Delaware Press

"A Reading of Edward Taylor is a study of Taylor's poetry in the sense that Thomas M. Davis is interested in how the nature of the poems evolves during the nearly fifty years Taylor served as minister in Westfield, Massachusetts. The first part of the book examines the long doctrinal
[The poems ] ; The poems of Edward Taylor
Language: en
Pages: 543
Authors: Edward Taylor
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1968 - Publisher:

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Gracious Laughter
Language: en
Pages: 228
Authors: John Gatta
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1989 - Publisher:

Looks at the life and career of the early American poet and discusses his use of humor and satire in his poetry