TITLE

Measure and Meaning in George Herbert's 'Discipline.'

AUTHOR(S)
De la Mare, Ben
PUB. DATE
April 2006
SOURCE
Seventeenth Century;Spring2006, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p33
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the meaning and measure of George Herbert's poem, "Discipline." It states that it is based on the theology of love, specifically of Hellenistic love poetry. With the original metrical form of the poem, he gathered classical inspiration. The article expounds the metre of the poem in association with Herbert's distinctive theology. It is linked with his other works such as "The Temple," as well as "The Rose," "The Invitation" and "The Banquet."
ACCESSION #
22858980

 

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