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The Metaphysical Poets-The Metaphysical Poets sought to probe deeply into the origins of human feelings.John Donne- In his early ages, he wrote a series of original love poems, but during his middle ages, he renounced the pleasures of the world, wrote magnificent religious sonnets, and became a powerful preacher.George Herbert– wrote simple and direct devotional poemsRobert Herrick– wrote pastoral lyricsRichard Lovelaceand Sir John Suckling (Cavalier Poets) – wrote courtly verses17thCentury ProseSir Thomas Browne– is considered the greatest prose writer of this epoch. He is a cultures physician and master of verbal music. He wrote “Religio Medici” (1642)John Donne– chief of the Metaphysicals-Brown’s prose style has a symphonic beauty and the cadences are melodious.-The themes of his works are about humanistic Christian faith that embraces the wholeuniverseJACOBEAN AGEThis is period of visual and literary arts during the reign ofJames IofEngland(1603–25).During this time the literature became sophisticated, sombre, and conscious of social abuse and rivalry. The Jacobean Age produced rich prose and dramaWilliam Shakespeare’s greatest tragedies were written between about 1601 and 1607.
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John DonneBen Jonson– comedy was best represented by the acid satire of him. The development of the extravagant courtly entertainment known as Masque.Francis Bacon- wrote prose that displayed a new toughness and flexibility of style.Thomas Middleton– induce the terror of tragedy but little of its pity in his works. Together with John Webster, John Marston, and George Champan.King Jamestranslation of the Biblein 1611CAROLINE AGEThe Caroline Age refers to the reign of Charles I of England.Charles I (1625 – 1649)– whose authoritarian rule and quarrels with Parliament provoked a civil war that led to his executionCavalier Poets - any of a group of English gentlemen poets, called Cavaliers because of theirloyalty to Charles I (1625–49) during the English Civil Wars. These are Richard Lovelace, Thomas Carew, Sir John Suckling,Edmund Waller, and Robert Herrick.COMMONWEALTH PERIOD (PURITAN INTERRGENUM)This period produced the political writings of:John Milton- controversial political works starting with The Tenure of Kings and Magistrates and Eikonoklastes.Thomas Hobbes' political treatise Leviathan- devotes attention to the civil obligations of Christian believers and the proper and improper roles of a church within a state. The prose of Andrew Marvell– he is considered to be one of the best Metaphysical poets. He wrote “An Horatian Ode upon Cromwell’s Return from Ireland” (1650) as opposed to Oliver Cromwell’s Commonwealth government.

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