[Review] Jonathan F. S. Post, Green Thoughts, Green Shades: Essays by Contemporary Poets on the Early Modern Lyric.

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Christopher T. Hodgkins, Professor (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
Web Site: http://library.uncg.edu/

Abstract: What a wonderful idea for a book! As the subtitle announces, Jonathan Post has brought together some of our finest contemporary poets and set them to interpreting and appreciating many important lyricists from Tudor-Stuart England and early colonial America. If the subtitle says much, the contents page says more: Peter Sacks on Wyatt, the late Anthony Hecht on Sidney, Linda Gregerson on Jonson, Calvin Bedient on Donne, Carl Phillips on Herbert, William Logan on Milton, Eavan Boland on Bradstreet, Alice Fulton on Cavendish, Stephen Yenser on Marvell, both Heather McHugh and Thom Gunn on Rochester, Robert Hass on Taylor, and no one—or rather practically everyone—on Shakespeare.

Additional Information

George Herbert Journal 26: 103-110.
Language: English
Date: 2002
Book review, Poetry, Analysis, Appreciation, 17th century English poets

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