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Andrew Marvell is surely the single most compelling embodiment of the change that came over English society .

Andrew Marvell is surely the single most compelling embodiment of the change that came over English society and letters in the course of the 17th century. In subsequent lines Marvell refers to Lovelace’s legal difficulties with Parliament, especially his imprisonment for presenting the Kentish petition requesting control of the militia and the use of the Book of Common Prayer. An Elegy upon the Death of my Lord Francis Villiers was first published in the .

Andrew Marvell lived through some of the most momentous events in English history, but his poetry is detached and private, mostly lyrical, strikingly original in its combining of existing traditions, and seemingly untouched for the most part by what was happening around him. He traveled on the continent, worked for the government of Oliver Cromwell, and later acted as a Member of Parliament for Hull after the Restoration of Charles II.

Andrew Marvell was born on March 31, 1621 at ess . Marvell was also John Milton's assistant. His works of criticism include An Appetite for Poetry and The Art of Telling.

Andrew Marvell was born on March 31, 1621 at ess, Yorkshire. He graduated from Cambridge University in 1638. He acted as the tutor of the daughter of the Lord General of parliamentary forces and of Oliver Cromwell's ward. Marvell's best known poem is "To His Coy Mistress. Under false names, he wrote numerous political and religious satires. Andrew Marvell died on August 16, 1678, the circumstances of his death questionable.

Marvell was buried in the church of St Giles in the Fields in central London. He having served twenty years successfully in Parliament, and that with such Wisdom, Dexterity, and Courage, as becomes a true Patriot, the town of Kingston-upon-Hull, from whence he was deputed to that Assembly, lamenting in his death the public loss, have erected this Monument of their Grief and their Gratitude, 1688.

Andrew Marvell (/ˈmɑːrvəl/; 31 March 1621 – 16 August 1678) was an English metaphysical poet, satirist and politician who sat in the House of Commons at various times between 1659 and 1678. During the Commonwealth period he was a colleague and friend of John Milton

Andrew Marvell (mär´vəl), 1621–78, one of the English metaphysical poets. Educated at Cambridge, he worked as a clerk, traveled abroad, and returned to serve as tutor to Lord Fairfax's daughter in Yorkshire. In 1657 he was appointed John Milton's assistant in the Latin secretaryship, and in 1659 he was elected to Parliament, where he served until his death. He was one of the chief wits and satirists of his time as well as being a Puritan and a public defender of individual liberty.

Marvell’s relationship to Cavalier poetry has been a significant topic of. .The Oxford Handbook of Andrew Marvell.

Marvell’s relationship to Cavalier poetry has been a significant topic of interest for critics of his work, promising as it does to shed some light on both his place within the genres and styles of ury verse and on the complexities of political positioning evident in his earlier work. In line with this understanding, this chapter explores Marvell’s poetic relationship to his Cavalier contemporaries in a way which recognizes that they can’t easily be comprehended as a fixed point of reference with which to measure Marvell’s own place in the poetic landscape of the time.

Andrew Marvell (The Oxford Poetry Library). 0192813471 (ISBN13: 9780192813473).

Andrew Marvell, English poet whose political reputation overshadowed that of his poetry until the 20th century. He is now considered to be one of the best Metaphysical poets. His notable poems included ‘Upon Appleton House,’ ‘The Garden,’ and ‘To His Coy Mistress. Learn more about Marvell’s life and work. Thank you for your feedback.

Andrew Marvell lived through some of the most momentous events in English history, but his poetry is detached and private, mostly lyrical, strikingly original in its combining of existing traditions, and seemingly untouched for the most part by what was happening around him. He traveled on the continent, worked for the government of Oliver Cromwell, and later acted as a Member of Parliament for Hull after the Restoration of Charles II. This new selection of Marvell's verse, fully annotated for the student and general reader, includes the political and satiric verses for which he was primarily remembered in the century after his death, but accords pride of place to Marvel's finest achievement--his marvelous lyric poetry.
Andrew Marvell (The Oxford Poetry Library) download epub
History & Criticism
Author: Keith Walker,Andrew Marvell
ISBN: 0192822713
Category: Literature & Fiction
Subcategory: History & Criticism
Language: English
Publisher: Oxford University Press; Annotated edition edition (June 2, 1994)
Pages: 192 pages