Andrew Marvell and Edmund Waller: Seventeenth-Century Praise and Restoration Satire

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In 1660, Edmund Waller was an eminent poet whose claims to fame rivaled those of even his most illustrious predecessors, while Andrew Marvell had scarcely any reputation at all. Today, however, that situation is completely reversed. A. B. Chambers's study shows that Waller has been unjustly neglected in recent times and that, together, some of the work of Waller and Marvell bridged the gap between the work of the early seventeenth century and the Restoration. Chambers suggests that Waller and Marvell are mutually ...

Andrew Marvell and Edmund Waller: Seventeenth-Century Praise and Restoration Satire 2005, Penn State University Press, University Park, PA

ISBN-13: 9780271026268

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