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by Harold F. Brooks,Raman Selden,John Oldham

eBook The Poems of John Oldham epub
  • ISBN: 0198124562
  • Author: Harold F. Brooks,Raman Selden,John Oldham
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Subcategory: Poetry
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press (March 5, 1987)
  • Pages: 760 pages
  • ePUB size: 1908 kb
  • FB2 size 1338 kb
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Oldham was the son of a country clergyman of puritan sympathies, who was ejected from his Wiltshire parish in 1662 . no poem of Oldham’s is like a poem of Rochester’s.

Oldham was the son of a country clergyman of puritan sympathies, who was ejected from his Wiltshire parish in 1662 and ran a school. He studied at St Edmund Hall, Oxford, and went on to earn his living as a schoolmaster and tutor while seeking for patronage and literary recognition. ‘Owing’ is not the same as being like, but few readers would deny the pervasiveness of Rochester as a presence in Oldham’s poems, as a perpetual focus of self-definition and as a model in the choice of subject-matter or the affectation of certain stylistic routines.

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Farewel, too little and too lately known,’ Dryden wrote in a pompous, self-serving poem prefixed to John Oldham’s Remains in Verse and Prose (1684).

Published by Oxford University Press. Farewel, too little and too lately known,’ Dryden wrote in a pompous, self-serving poem prefixed to John Oldham’s Remains in Verse and Prose (1684). Oldham had died of smallpox the previous December, at the age of 30, at the house of the Earl of Kingston, a young nobleman who had recently become his patron.

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John Oldham (9 August 1653 – 9 December 1683) was an English satirical poet and translator.

John Oldham (9 August 1653 – 9 December 1683) was an English satirical poet and translator.

John Oldham 9 August 1653 – 9 December 1683. Poems (3). The Careless Good Fellow. A Satire, In Imitation Of The Third Of Juvenal. Quotes (1). And all your future lies beneath your hat. John Oldham (1653-1683), British poet. Lines to a Friend About to Leave the University.

John Oldham was an English satirical poet and translator. Life and Work The poems of John Oldham. He was educated first at Tetbury grammar school, then at St. Edmund Hall at the University of Oxford, where the Principal was Thomas Tully, an ex-headmaster from Oldham's school at Tetbury. Tully was "a person of severe morals, puritanically inclined and a struict Calvinist. The poems of John Oldham.

Brooks discusses Oldham’s poetry in terms of his life, contemporaries, sources, and genres; no Oldham poem receives extended explication

Brooks discusses Oldham’s poetry in terms of his life, contemporaries, sources, and genres; no Oldham poem receives extended explication. The essay is, however, valuable in terms of providing information about Abraham Cowley’s influence on Oldham and the evaluation of Oldham as a better satirist than Metaphysical poet. John Oldham and the Smithfield Crickets. Notes and Queries 45, no. 1 (March, 1998): 64-65. An etymological study of Oldham’s Some New Pieces.

John Oldham, Harold F. Brooks, Raman Selden. Arts & Humanities Literature Literary Studies - British & Irish.

A scholarly edition of The Poems of John Oldham by Harold F. Brooks and Raman Selden. The edition presents an authoritative text, together with an introduction, commentary notes, and scholarly apparatus.
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