Feigned commonwealths : the country-house poem and the fashioning of the ideal community /
by Jenkins, Hugh.Series: Medieval & Renaissance literary studies.Publisher: Pittsburgh, Pa. : Duquesne University Press, c1998Description: xi, 265 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0820702927 (acid-free paper).Subject(s): Dwellings in literature | State, The, in literature | Social values in literature | Community life in literature | Aristocracy (Social class) in literature | Literature and society -- History. -- Great Britain | Politics and literature -- History -- 18th century. -- Great Britain | Politics and literature -- History -- 17th century. -- Great Britain | English poetry -- History and criticism. -- 18th century | English poetry -- History and criticism. -- Early modern, 1500-1700 | Country homes in literature
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Epoka University Library
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 243-258) and index.
Acknowledgments -- "That he which can faine a common-wealth": fashioning the ideal community -- From common wealth to commonwealth: the alchemy of "to Penshurst" -- The cavalier country house -- Puritan revisions: Milton's Comus and Marvell's "Upon Appleton house" -- Petitions for absolute retreat: genre and gender in the country-house poems of Aemilia Lanyer and Ann Finch -- Building the colonial country house: Robinson Crusoe -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index.