This work provides a comprehensive account of the life and writings of Andrew Marvell (1621-78), as well as the reception of his work in the century after his death. A much-loved poet, a compelling controversialist, and once famous as a member of Parliament, Marvell's intersecting careers are here explored in detail. His biography is transformed with wide reference to print and manuscript sources, many of which are described for the first time in this useful resource for any student, historian, literary scholar or general reader interested in the life and works of this great writer.
- Publication Date:
- 02 / 08 / 2005