David Norbrook, 19 May 1988
Show More Dragons Teeth: Literature in the English Revolution by Michael Wilding.
Oxford, 288 pp., £25, September 1987, 0 19 812881 9Show More
Apocalyptic Marvell: The Second Coming in 17th-Century Poetry by Margarita Stocker.
Harvester, 381 pp., £32.50, February 1986, 0 7108 0934 4Show More
The Politics of Mirth: Jonson, Herrick, Milton, Marvell, and the Defence of Old Holiday Pastimes by Leah Marcus.
Chicago, 319 pp., £23.25, March 1987, 0 226 50451 4Show More
Milton: A Study in Ideology and Form by Christopher Kendrick.
Methuen, 240 pp., £25, June 1986, 0 416 01251 5Show More
“... social and economic changes. Wilding’s main affiliation is with the humanist Marxism of Christopher Hill, and like Hill’s his approach to texts is often a very direct one, via extra-textual reality: it is characteristic of him to speculate that the mantling vines under which Comus claims to have found the brothers may be related to the plants that ...”