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religious poetry of Christopher Smart

Christopher Smart

religious poetry of Christopher Smart

by Christopher Smart

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Published by Carcanet Press in [South Hinksey, Eng .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christian poetry, English -- 18th century.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementselected, with an introduction, by Marcus Walsh.
    SeriesFyfield books
    ContributionsWalsh, Marcus.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR3687.S7 A6 1972
    The Physical Object
    Pagination93 p.
    Number of Pages93
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5335904M
    ISBN 100902145606
    LC Control Number72189213

    The Poetical Works of Christopher Smart Volume IV Miscellaneous Poems English and Latin by Edited by Karina Williamson and a great selection of related books, art . The Poetical Works of Christopher Smart: Volume VI. A Poetical Translation of the Fables of Phaedrus by Christopher Smart, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

    Christopher Smart was born in and is best remembered for his religious poems A Song to David and Jubilate Agno, both of which were written during his time at St Luke’s Hospital for Lunatics, believed that God created the universe using language, and therefore considered that the work of poets forges a direct connection to the Divine. Anne Sexton, who is vastly underrated as a religious poet, has a sequence of 10 extended “psalms” under the title “O Ye Tongues,” modeled on Christopher Smart, beginning “Let there be a God as large as a sunlamp to laugh his heat at you,” with lines like “For I pray my two cats will enter heaven carrying their eyes in little sand.

      The Bible isn't the only religious book to spend hours pouring over. From iconic novels to poetry about God and religion to coloring books featuring your favorite Bible verses, we've rounded up. Christopher Smart – English poet and translator. An author who long excited interest as much for his life as for his poetry, Smart has been described variously as a misunderstood mystic.


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Christopher Smart’s poetry is notable for its visionary power, Christian ardor, and lyrical virtuosity. Poets, including Robert Browning, have long been the warmest and most perceptive admirers of Smart’s poetry, which is more nuanced than its reputation as a precursor to the Romantic tradition allows.

In a radio broadcast in Australia, Peter Porter spoke of Smart as. Christopher Smart: Religious Poetry (Fyfield books) [Smart, Christopher, Walsh, Marcus] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Christopher Smart: Religious Poetry (Fyfield books)5/5(1). The religious poetry of Christopher Smart. [Christopher Smart; Marcus Walsh] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book: All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Smart; Marcus Walsh.

Find more information about: ISBN: The Religious Poetry of Christopher Smart (Fyfield books) [Smart, Christopher] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Religious Poetry of Christopher Smart (Fyfield books)Author: Christopher Smart. Oxford Book of English Mystical Verse ().

The Oxford Book of English Mystical Verse was a poetry anthology edited by Daniel Howard Sinclair Nicholson and Arthur Hugh Evelyn Lee, and published in by the Oxford University compilation contains much religious verse, mainly from English Christian traditions, and some from other religions.

Christopher Smart Poems For I Will Consider My Cat Jeoffry (Excerpt, Jubilate Agno) For I will consider my Cat Jeoffry. For he is the servant of the Living God duly and daily serving him.

An ex-library book and may have standard library stamps and/or stickers. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Christopher Smart (): The Religious Poetry by Christopher Smart A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition.

All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Best Christian Poetry Best Religious Poetry Best Spiritual Poetry Best Heretical Poetry The poet Christopher Smart published four books of hymns, including one of the first collections of hymns for children.

Charles Wesley, perhaps the most famous and prolific hymnist, was a poet and the son of a. Together, though, sincerity and audacity can be immensely powerful, as in the best-known passage of Christopher Smart's "Jubilate Agno," the lines.

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The Divine Comedy (Barnes & by Dante. Hardcover $ See All Formats. Add to Wishlist. Read an excerpt of this book. Publish your book with B&N. Learn More. Christopher Smart, also known as Kit Smart, Kitty Smart, and Jack Smart, was an English was a major contributor to two popular magazines /5(15).

Smart's father was Peter Smart, steward or bailiff of Fairlawne. His mother was Winifred Smart of the Griffiths family of Radnorshire, Wales.

Before giving birth to Christopher, she had two daughters, Margaret and Mary Anne. During Smart's younger years, Fairlawne was the residence of. "The Poetical Works of Christopher Smart, Vol. 2: Religious Poetry " published on by Oxford University Press. The Poetical Works of Christopher Smart Volume II: Religious Poetry Edited by Karina Williamson & Marcus Walsh.

Oxford University Press, USA SBN ISBN ; The Poetical Works of Christopher Smart: Volume III: A Translation of the Psalms of David. Edited by Marcus Walsh. Religious Poems for Free by Nicholas Gordon Poems about religion, religious poetry, free for any personal or non-commercial purpose.

All poems: copyright by Nicholas Gordon. For religious stories, click on Religious Stories for Free. There are many poets who were Christian but whom I don't consider to be Christian poets. For example, William Shakespeare was Christian, so far as we can tell, and Christianity has a place in his poetry, but it doesn't pervade his work in the same.

9 quotes from Christopher Smart: 'For in my nature I quested for beauty, but God, God hath sent me to sea for pearls.', 'For EARTH which is an intelligence hath a voice and a propensity to speak in all her parts.', and 'For he is an instrument for the children to learn benevolence upon.'.

Discussion of themes and motifs in Christopher Smart's My Cat, Jeoffry. eNotes critical analyses help you gain a deeper understanding of My Cat, Jeoffry so you can excel on your essay or test. Leah Maines has served as the senior editor for Finishing Line Press since she took over the press in She has edited over poetry collections, including several award-winning titles.

She is former Poet-in-Residence of Northern Kentucky University (funded in part by the Kentucky Humanities Council and the National Endowment for the. Parker, Todd C. "Smart's Enlightened Parables and the Problem of Genre." In Christopher Smart and the Enlightenment, edited by Clement Hawes, New York, NY: St.

Martin's, pp. Smart, Christopher. The Poetical Works of Christopher Smart, II: Religious Poetry Ed. Marcus Walsh and Karina Williamson.

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Christopher Nolan cuts the film to showcase that performance not to advance a theological story line. Cutting the film as he did, much of what made "Batman Begins" fun is .The Poetical Works of Christopher Smart Volume II: Religious Poetry, Christopher Smart Edited by Marcus Walsh and Karina Williamson.

A Clarendon Press Publication. Oxford English Texts. Authoritative text, together with an introduction, commentary notes, and scholarly apparatus.