The Making of Restoration Poetry
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Paul Hammond explores the complex ways in which authors, publishers and readers contributed to the making of Restoration poetry. The essays in Part I deal with aspects of Restoration poetic culture including the poetic canon, censorship, anonymity, intertextuality, classical translation and representations of Charles II; Part II deals with individual poets: the circulation of Dryden's poetry; Richard Flecknoe's Mac Flecknoe; the variant texts of Marvell's To His Coy Mistress; and Rochester and his editors. No jacket.