purple island by Phenias Fletcher a seventeenth century layman"s poetical conception of the human body by Augustus Grote Pohlman

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  • Literature and science -- England.,
  • Human anatomy.

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Statementby Augustus Grote Pohlman....
ContributionsFletcher, Phineas, 1582-1650.
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Pagination12 p. ;
Number of Pages12
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18824146M

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Fletcher's "Elaborate Allegorical Description of the Human Body" Phineas Fletcher. The Purple Island Or The Isle Of Man: Together With Piscatorie Eclogs And Other Poeticall Miscellanies. Cambridge: [Thomas Buck & Roger Daniel] Printers to the University, First Edition.

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The Purple Island Return to Renascence Editions The Purple Island. Phineas Fletcher. This Renascence Editions text was transcribed by Daniel Gustav Anderson, Julyand reproduces the publication of The Purple Island, with the Piscatory Eclogues and Poeticall Miscellenie.

Divided into twelve cantos comprising stanzas, The Purple Island is concerned with the manifestations of virtue and vice in man. Daniel Featley, in the preface, sums up the nature of work: "Thou shalt finde here Philosophie, and Moralitie, two curious handmaids, dressing the Kings daughter, whose garments smell of Myrrhe and Cassia, and being wrought with needlework, and gold, shall.

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The early morn lets out the peeping dayAnd strewed his path with golden marygoldsThe moon grows wanne and starres flie all away. Page.

Phineas Fletcher (). The Purple Island. Keller, ed. The Reader's Digest of Books. Sound physic: Phineas Fletcher's The Purple Island and the poetry of purgation Thomas Healy Phineas Fletcher's poem The Purple Island or The Isle of Man, first published inrepresents a culmination of one important facet of how scientific ideas and methods were involved with Renaissance English poetry, that of correspondence.'.

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London: Printed for Burton and Briggs, He wrote The Purple Island (), a poem in 10 books, giving an elaborate allegorical description of the body and mind of man, which, though tedious and fanciful, contains some fine passages, recalling the harmonious sweetness of Spenser, whose disciple the poet was.

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The Purple Island. Phineas Fletcher. This Renascence Editions text was transcribed by Daniel Gustav Anderson, Julyand reproduces the publication of The Purple Island, with the Piscatory Eclogues and Poeticall retains the spelling and punctuation of the original, silently amending obvious typographical errors such as missing periods at stanza ends.

The Purple Island () (external scan) (external scan) The Poems of Phineas Fletcher, collected and edited by Alexander B. Grosart () (external scan) Works about Fletcher "Fletcher, Phineas," in Dictionary of National Biography,London: Smith, Elder, &.

Rev. Phineas Fletcher (baptized 8 April - ) was an English poet. 1 Life Overview Family, youth, education Career 2 Writing The Purple Island Miscellaneous 3 Recognition 4 Publications Poetry Play Non-fiction Edited 5 See also 6 References Notes 7 External links Fletcher was the elder son of Giles Fletcher the elder (himself a minor poet, and.

Fine and interesting books from 15th to 20th centuries. [email protected] Search for: Advanced search. H.M. Fletcher. Search. [FLETCHER Phineas ()] The Purple Island, or The Isle of Man: Together with Piscatorie Eclogs and other Poeticall Miscellanies. by P.F. — "The Purple Island" by Phineas Fletcher. The inversion "praising with faint damns" is a more modern coinage, though it certainly goes as far back as The concept was widely used in literature in the eighteenth century, for example in Tobias Smollet's Roderick Random - "I impart some of mine to her - am mortified at her faint praise".

INTRODUCTION: THE PURPLE ISLAND Daniel Gustav Anderson. PHineas Fletcher's poem The Purple Island is unique in literary history and a valuable aesthetic object, praised as "the most elaborate literary expansion of the equation of the little world of man with the big world of nature" (Hunter ) and as an important (if overlooked) contribution to the longstanding mind/body problem (Cable).

Phineas Fletcher’s epic allegorical poem The Purple Island () combines anatomical and devotional perspectives on the self as the poet explores the relationship between body and soul. The titular island is figured as both body and as England, thus merging religious.

The Purple Island is a poem in 12 cantos describing in cumbrous allegory the physiological structure of the human body and the human mind. The manner of Spenser is preserved throughout, and the chief charm of the poem lies in its descriptions of rural scenery.

Get this from a library. The purple island, or the Isle of Man: an allegorical poem. [Phineas Fletcher; Giles Fletcher]. J Hist Behav Sci. Apr;19(2) Such nothing is terrestriall: philosophy of mind on Phineas Fletcher's Purple Island. Cable L. Phineas Fletcher's poeticized human anatomy is less understood today than in the seventeenth century partly because Fletcher's contemporaries made less rigorous distinctions than we do between science and art as conveyors of truth.

Get this from a library. The Purple Island, or, The Isle of Man: together with Piscatorie eclogs and other poeticall miscellanies. [Phineas Fletcher; English Printing Collection (Library of Congress); Thordarson Collection.] -- The purple island is an elaborate allegorical poem describing the human body with anatomical notes in the margin.

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Phineas Fletcher. Return to Table of Contents | Poeticall Miscellenies This Renascence Editions text was transcribed by Daniel Gustav Anderson, Julyand reproduces the publication of The Purple Island, with the Piscatory Eclogues and Poeticall Miscellenie.

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at Eton and Camb., and entered the Church, becoming Rector of Hilgay, Norfolk. He wrote The Purple Island () Short biographical dictionary of English literature.

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