New Perspectives on the Life and Art of Richard Crashaw New Perspectives on the Life and Art of Richard Crashaw New Perspectives on the Life and Art of Richard Crashaw

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Richard Crashaw (1612/13-1649) has been one of the most neglected, misunderstood, misread, and unappreciated of the so-called major metaphysical poets. Critics have long labeled Crashaw's poetry "foreign," "grotesque: "deficient in judgment and taste," and even "sexually perverse." In recent years, however, Crashaw's role in providing an understanding and appreciation of seventeenth century poetic theory and aesthetics has become increasingly more evident to literary scholars and critics. They now generally agree that his ...

New Perspectives on the Life and Art of Richard Crashaw New Perspectives on the Life and Art of Richard Crashaw New Perspectives on the Life and Art of Richard Crashaw 1990, University of Missouri

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