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The poetry of Christopher Smart.

Moira Dearnley

The poetry of Christopher Smart.

by Moira Dearnley

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Published by Barnes & Noble in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Smart, Christopher, 1722-1771 -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • Poetics -- History -- 18th century

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliographical footnotes.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR3687.S7 Z64 1969
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxx, 332 p.
    Number of Pages332
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4717258M
    LC Control Number78003862

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The Religious Poetry of Christopher Smart (Fyfield books) [Smart, Christopher] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Religious Poetry of Christopher Smart (Fyfield books)Author: Christopher Smart.

The Religious Poetry Of Christopher Smart book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(3). Christopher Smart is best known for his poem about his cat Geoffrey. The rest of his work should go quietly unread.4/5(4). Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Dearnley, Moira.

Poetry of Christopher Smart. London, Routledge & K. Paul, Poetry of Christopher Smart. New York, Barnes & Noble [, ©] (OCoLC) Named Person: Christopher Smart; Christopher Smart: Document Type: Book: All Authors /. Christopher Smart’s poetry is notable for its visionary power, Christian ardor, and lyrical virtuosity.

Poets, including Robert Browning, have long been the warmest and most perceptive admirers of Smart’s poetry, which is more nuanced than its reputation as a precursor to the Romantic tradition allows.

Christopher Smart, –71, English poet. A graduate of Cambridge, he lived in London writing poems, editing a humorous magazine, and producing plays. His one great poem, Song to David (), an inspirational piece containing superb imagery, was.

The Poetical Works of Christopher Smart: Volume IV: Miscellaneous Poems, English and Latin. Edited by Karina Williamson. Oxford University Press, USA ( ) ISBN ISBN Read all poems of Christopher Smart and infos about Christopher Smart. Christopher Smart, also known as "Kit Smart", "Kitty Smart", and "Jack Smart", was an English poet.

He was a major contributor to two popular magazines and a friend to influential cultural icons like Samuel Johnson and Henry Fielding. Smart, a high church Anglican, was widely known throughout London. Christopher Smart Poems.

For I Will Consider My Cat Jeoffry (Exce For I will consider my Cat Jeoffry. For he is the servant of the Living God duly and daily serving him. For at the first glance of the glory of God in the East he worships in his way.

For this is done by wreathing his body seven times round with elegant quickness. Jubilate Agno (Excerpt). The poems, of the late Christopher Smart, Consisting of his prize poems, odes, sonnets, and fables, Latin and English translations;Volume 1 Christopher Smart.

Christopher Smart was born on Ap in Shipbourne, Kent, England. - The Academy of American Poets is the largest membership-based nonprofit organization fostering an appreciation for contemporary poetry and supporting American poets. Smart’s psalm-like eulogy to his cat Jeoffry is known to the most casual anthology-dipper, but his achievement turns out to be complex and varied.

The earlier poetry, like this week’s Fable Author: Carol Rumens. Cat Jeoffry is a self-contained passage from Christopher Smart’s much longer work Jubilate Agno (Rejoice in the Lamb), and one of the most famous pieces of poetry ever written about a cat.

This new edition retains the original Peter Hay illustrations, using his rubber stamps and linocuts, and adds Tom Woodman’s informative commentary to place Cat Jeoffry in the context of Smart’s life.

Christopher Smart; Book; See also: Poems by all poets about book and All poems by Christopher Smart. Jubilate Agno: Fragment B, Part 3. Analysis of this poem. For a Man is to be looked upon in that which he excells as on a prospect. For there be twelve cardinal virtues -- three to the East -.

First published inthis book presents the collected works of Christopher Smart, the eighteenth-century poet whose life has an attraction for the curioso of literature.

There is the early marriage with Anne Vane, his secret marriage, eighteenth-century Cambridge life, the intrigues of Grub Stre. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review.

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Other Christopher Smart Snippet view - The poetical works of Christopher Smart: Jubilate Agno, Volume 1 Christopher Smart Snippet view - The Poetical Works of Christopher Smart: Volume I.

Jubilate Agno Christopher. Christopher Smart’s poetry is notable for its visionary power, Christian ardor, and lyrical virtuosity. Poets, including Robert Browning, have long been the warmest and most perceptive admirers of Smart’s poetry, which is more nuanced than its reputation as a precursor to the Romantic tradition.

First published inthis book presents the collected works of Christopher Smart, the eighteenth-century poet whose life has an attraction for the curioso of literature. There is the early marriage with Anne Vane, his secret marriage, eighteenth-century Cambridge life, the intrigues of Pages: Taking Christopher Smart's audacious and hitherto underexplored Midwife, or Old Woman's Magazine () as her primary source, Min Wild provides a rich examination of the prizewinning Cambridge poet's adoption of the bizarre, sardonic 'Mary Midnight' as his alter-ego.

Christopher Smart, English religious poet, best known for A Song to David (), in praise of the author of the Psalms, notable for flashes of childlike penetration and vivid imagination. In some respects his work anticipated that of William Blake and John Clare. Together, though, sincerity and audacity can be immensely powerful, as in the best-known passage of Christopher Smart's "Jubilate Agno," the lines in which Smart .The Poetical Works of Christopher Smart Volume I: Jubilate Agno Christopher Smart Edited by Karina Williamson.

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