The Spirit and the Muse: The Anxiety of Religious Positioning in John Taylor's Prewar Polemics

Mardock, James
March 1999
Seventeenth Century;Spring99, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p1
Academic Journal
Presents information on a study which investigated the period in John Taylor's life when he began to politicize his taste for religious polemic before the onset of the civil war. Profile of Taylor; Career background of Taylor; Information on Taylor's poem `Workes'; How Taylor's anxieties about his cultural identity emerged; Taylor's critique of the parliamentary opponents of the Church and King, a unity that accommodates neither Protestants nor Catholics.


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