AbstractsLanguage, Literature & Linguistics

Henry Vaughan, Silurist: a study of his life and writings: his relations to his age and subsequent influence

by Dorothy L. Graham

Institution: University of Birmingham
Department: Department of English
Year: 1934
Keywords: PN Literature (General); PN0080 Criticism; PR English literature
Record ID: 1403387
Full text PDF: http://etheses.bham.ac.uk/4531/


A study of Henry Vaughan’s early life and friends; his attitude to and part in contemporary affairs; poems (1646); Olor Iscanus: translations; Silex Scintillans; the prose works 1651-1655; Thalia Rediviva; his attitude to nature; his views on pre-existence; childhood; the past; style; reading and teachers; and his influence.