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Published by Columbia university press in New York .
Written in English


  • Fletcher, Phineas, -- 1582-1650

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Abram Barnett Langdale.
SeriesColumbia University studies in English and comparative literature -- no. 125.
The Physical Object
Paginationvi p., 2 L., [3]-230 p., 1 L.
Number of Pages230
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14453656M
LC Control Number37010193

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Rev. Phineas Fletcher (baptized 8 April - ) was an English poet. Fletcher was the elder son of Giles Fletcher the elder (himself a minor poet, and Envoy to Russia) and the brother of Giles Fletcher the younger. He was a cousin of dramatist John Fletcher. Phineas was educated at Eton and Cambridge, and entered the Church, becoming Rector of Hilgay, Norfolk. He wrote The Purple Island. Phineas Fletcher: Man of Letters, Science, and Divinity. New York, Columbia University Press, External links. Works by or about Phineas Fletcher in libraries (WorldCat catalog) This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (). "Phineas Fletcher". Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.). The brother of Giles Fletcher the younger and cousin of Fletcher the dramatist, Phineas Fletcher was born at Cranbrook, Kent; from Eton he matriculated at King's College Cambridge in (B.A. , Fellow , M.A. ). Abram Langdale’s seminal Phineas Fletcher: Man of Letters, Science, and Divinity argues that much of it does, although as Pope’s edition shows, it also owes a lot to Helkiah Crooke’s Mikrokosmographia (), suggesting that Fletcher must have been working on it after his brother’s Christs Victorie, and possibly well after he left Author: Christopher Burlinson.

  In James Joyce, whilst in Trieste writing Ulysses, told his friend Frank Budgen, the Irish painter, “among other things, my book is an epic of the human body. The only man I know who has attempted the same thing is Phineas Fletcher.” [7] The Purple Island has been described as an incongruous fusion of poetry and science [8]. It has Author: John Riddington Young. Giles And Phineas Fletcher: Poetical Works, Volume 1 [Giles Fletcher, Phineas Fletcher] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages. The way to blessednes: a treatise or commentary, on the first Psalme. By Phinees Fletcher, B. in D. and minister of Gods Word at Hilgay, in Norfolke Fletcher, Phineas, [ Book: ] View online (access conditions) At 4 libraries. INTRODUCTION: THE PURPLE ISLAND Daniel Gustav Anderson. PHineas Fletcher's poem The Purple Island is unique in literary history and a valuable aesthetic object, praised as "the most elaborate literary expansion of the equation of the little world of man with the big world of nature" (Hunter ) and as an important (if overlooked) contribution to the longstanding mind/body problem (Cable).

The Poems Of Phineas Fletcher V2: With Memoir, Essay And Notes () [Phineas Fletcher, Alexander B. Grosart] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks. A Litany - Poem by Phineas Fletcher. Autoplay next video. DROP, drop, slow tears, And bathe those beauteous feet Which brought from Heaven The news and Prince of Peace: Cease not, wet eyes, His mercy to entreat; To cry for vengeance Sin doth never cease. In your deep floods /5. It is A. B. Langdale who first assigns this composition date in Phineas Fletcher: Man of Letters, Science, and Divinity (New York: Columbia University Press, ), 40, Langdale assumes Benlowes is responsible for Fletcher beginning to appear in print.   "Fletcher, Giles, And Phineas," in A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature, by John William Cousin, London: J. M. Dent & Sons () Works by this author published before January 1, are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least years ago.