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By F. W. MOORMAN, B.A. (Lond.), Ph.D. (Strassburg), Assistant
Professor of English Language and Literature in the Uni-
The Caroline lyric. Decline of the sonnet. The classical lyric. In-
fluence of Jonson. Robert Herrick. Hesperides. Herrick's
epigrams. Noble Numbers. Thomas Carew. Sir John Suckling.
By the Rev. F. E. HUTCHINSON, M.A., Trinity College, Oxford,
The sacred poets a group with personal links, not a new school of
poetry. George Herbert's personality and divided aims reflected
in his poems. His constructive ability. The metaphysical fashion.
Crashaw's relation to Herbert. His knowledge of Spanish and
Italian literature. A large proportion of his work translation.
The secular and the sacred poems compared. His defective powers
of self-criticism. Henry Vaughan's secular poetry. His con-
version. His debt to Herbert, spiritual and literary. His links
with Wordsworth. The re-discovery of Traherne's poetry and
prose-writings. Habington's Castara. Quarles and emblem
The revolution in English verse. Sir John Beaumont. George Sandys.
Edmund Waller. Sir John Denham. Cooper's Hill. Abraham
Cowley. The Mistress. Pindarique Odes. Davideis. Cowley's
By GEORGE SAINTSBURY, M.A., Merton College, Oxford, LL.D.,
D.Litt., Professor of Rhetoric and English Literature in the
William Chamberlayne. Pharonnida. 'Jo. Chalkhill.' Thealma
and Clearchus. Shakerley Marmion. Cupid and Psyche. Sir
Francis Kynaston. Leoline and Sydanis. Patrick Hannay.
Sheretine and Mariana. William Bosworth or Boxworth. The
Chaste and Lost Lovers or Arcadius and Sepha. Nathaniel
Whiting. Albino and Bellama. Leonard Lawrence. Arnalte
and Lucenda. Henry King. Thomas Stanley. John Hall.
Sidney Godolphin. Sir Edward Sherborne. Katherine Philips.
Patrick Cary. William Hammond. Robert Heath. Thomas
Beedome. Richard Flecknoe. Henry Hawkins. Thomas Flat-
man. Philip Ayres. Robert Baron. Edward Benlowes. Theophila
Milton's life at Cambridge and Horton. His continental tour. His
first marriage. Mary Powell. His life during the commonwealth.
His second marriage. Catherine Woodcock. His third marriage.
Elizabeth Minshull. His later years. His temperament. The
growth of his reputation. The early poems. On the Morning of
Christ's Nativity. L'Allegro. Il Penseroso. Arcades. Comus.
Lycidas. Sonnets. Paradise Lost. Milton's 'plagiarism.' Para-
dise Regained. Samson Agonistes. Milton's prose works. His
Latin writings. Milton's literary form. His versification and style
Appendix. A conspectus of Milton's prose works, with a note on the
Augustin Baker. Sancta Sophia. Thomas Traherne. Centuries of
Meditations. Puritan literature of the days of Charles I. Richard
Baxter. The Saints' Everlasting Rest. The sermons at Paul's
cross. Henry Hammond. James Ussher. Robert Sanderson.
Gilbert Sheldon. William Chillingworth. John Hales. The
Ferrars and Little Gidding. Lettice (Morison), lady Falkland.
George Herbert. A Priest to the Temple. William Laud. Richard
Mountague. Joseph Hall. William Juxon. William Sancroft.
John Bunyan. The influence which moulded him.
Bunyan's language. The Pilgrim's Progress.
Holy War. The Life and Death of Mr
By A. W. WARD, Litt.D., F.B.A., Master of Peterhouse
Rushworth's Collections. Thurloe's State Papers. Letters of Henrietta
Maria and of Oliver Cromwell. Sir Dudley Digges. The Compleat
Ambassador. Sir Henry Wotton. 'Intelligencers.' Private
letters. The Earl of Strafford's Letters. The Fairfax Corre-
spondence. The Verney Letters. Correspondence of the Family
of Hatton. James Howell's Epistolae Ho-Elianae. Howell's
By A. W. WARD, Litt.D., F.B.A.
Bacon's Henry the Seventh. Lord Herbert of Cherbury. Edmund
Bolton. Sir Edward Walker. William Lilly. Peter Heylyn.
Scottish records. Archbishop Spottiswoode. David Calderwood.
Irish history. Spenser's Veue of the Present State of Ireland.
Pacata Hibernia. Other works. Clarendon. The History of the
Rebellion. Clarendon's skill in character drawing. Robert Carey's
Memoirs. Sir Robert Naunton's Fragmata Regalia. John
Manningham's Diary. Sir Kenelm Digby's Private Memoirs.
Nehemiah Wallington. Sir Simonds d'Ewes's Autobiography
and Correspondence. John Rous's Diary. Edmund Ludlow's
Memoirs. The Memoirs of the Life of Colonel Hutchinson.
The Life of William Cavendish, duke of Newcastle. Bulstrode
SIR THOMAS BROWNE THOMAS FULLER IZAAK Walton
Sir Thomas Browne. Religio Medici. Browne's style and vocabulary.
Pseudodoxia Epidemica. Browne's 'scepticism.' Hydriotaphia.
The Garden of Cyrus. A Letter to a Friend. Christian Morals.
Browne's letters. Thomas Fuller. His 'wit' and style. Izaak
Walton. The Compleat Angler. Sir Thomas Urquhart.
JACOBEAN AND CAROLINE CRITICISM
By J. E. SPINGARN, Professor of Comparative Literature,
Bacon. Ben Jonson. Minor forms of criticism. The new theory of
translation. Reynolds's Mythomystes. Milton. The aesthetics of
Hobbes. D'Avenant and Cowley. The growth of literary charac-
terisation and' appreciation.' The Elizabethan 'roll-call.' Jonson's
literary portraits.' The commendatory verses. The framework of