Some Elizabethan & Jacobean Recommendations

AG: Okay I would like to move.. I would recommend reading that through (Jonson on Shakespeare). I just don’t want to take up our time now. I’m going to go back to later to Edmund Bolton’s “Palinode” (on page 270) [sic],  but I want to pair it with another poem later, so please read that some time . We’ll get to John Webster‘s, a couple of little lyrics, because they’re really beautiful (that’s on page 272) , But I want to go straight to (Robert) Herrick, to.. in order to “strike the second heat/ Upon the Muses’ anvil”  (a “second heat”, or beat, “Upon the Muses’ anvil”) and “turn the same”, “turn the same/ (And himself with it)”

to be continued…

[Audio for the above can be heard here, beginning at approximately twenty-eight-and-a-quarter minutes and concluding at approximately twenty-nine minutes in]

 

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