By W. Scott Howard

the 1st edited number of scholarly essays to concentration completely on An Collins, this quantity examines the importance of a massive spiritual and political poet from seventeenth-century England. The booklet celebrates Collins’s writing inside of her personal time and ours via a entire review of her poetics, literary, spiritual and political contexts, serious reception, and scholarly culture. An Collins and the ancient mind's eye engages with the total arc of analysis and interpretation referring to Collins’s poetry from 1653 to the current. the quantity defines the heart and circumference of Collins scholarship for twenty-first century readers. The book’s thematically associated chapters and appendices offer a multifaceted research of An Collins’s writing, spiritual and political milieu, and literary legacy inside her time and ours.

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