Poems by John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester

by John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester

Publisher: Routledge and Kegan Paul in London

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Edition Notes

1st ed. 1953.

Statementedited, with an introduction and notes, by Vivian de Sola Pinto.
SeriesThe muses" library
ContributionsPinto, Vivian de Sola, 1895-1969.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16687952M
ISBN 100710049137

John Wilmot, the notorious Earl of Rochester, was the darling of the polished, profligate court of Charles II. One of the finest poets of the Restoration, patron to important playwrights, model for countless witty young rakes in Restoration comedies, he lived a full but short life, dying in (with a dramatic deathbed renunciation of his atheism) at the age of thirty-three.   John Wilmot, 2nd earl of Rochester, court wit and poet who helped establish English satiric poetry. Wilmot succeeded his father to the earldom in , and he received his M.A. at Oxford in Charles II, probably out of gratitude to the 1st earl, . Buy The complete poems of John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester 2nd ed. by WILMOT, John / VIETH, David M. (ed) (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.   Sodom’s likely author, John Wilmot, the Second Earl of Rochester, deployed his ample wit to plumb the depths of the sewer, triangulating the vagaries of anonymous sex in public parks, waxing rhapsodic on “pr__ks” and “c__ts,” and singing a song praising buggery, sodomy, and all other manner of inserting body parts into other body parts.

Poems of John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester. Oxford, England: Published for the Shakespeare Head Press by B. Blackwell ; New York, NY: B. Blackwell, (OCoLC) John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester (1 April - 26 July ), styled Viscount Wilmot between and , was a libertine English poet, a friend of King Charles II, and the writer of much satirical and bawdy poetry. Wilmot, son of the 1st Earl of Rocheter, was born at Ditchley in Oxfordshire, and educcated at Oxford. He saw some naval service, when he showed conspicuous bravery. He Occupation: Writer of satirical and bawdy poetry. The Complete Poems of John Wilmot, the Earl of Rochester. John Wilmot $ - $ Books; Resources; Contact ; Signior Dildo John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester Edited by Jack Lynch. The poem apparently dates from late , shortly after Mary of Modena arrived in London. It first appeared in print in in Poems on Affairs of State. You Ladyes all of Merry England.

John Wilmot, Second Earl of Rochester () was a Restoration poet, libertine and courtier during the reign of Charles II. As a poet he was admired by Aphra Behn, Andrew Marvell and other contemporaries, but his poems were circulated in manuscript and many have almost certainly been lost. John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester: The Poems and Lucina's Rape 1st Edition by Keith Walker; Nicholas Fisher and Publisher Wiley-Blackwell. Save up to 80% by choosing the eTextbook option for ISBN: , The print version of this textbook is ISBN: ,

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John Wilmot, the notorious Earl of Rochester, was the darling of the polished, profligate court of Charles II. One of the finest poets of the Restoration, patron to important playwrights, model for countless witty young rakes in Restoration comedies, he lived a full but short life, dying in (with a dramatic deathbed renunciation of his atheism) at the age of thirty-three/5(19).

On the subject of the Earl of Rochester, he wrote 'his verses cut and sparkle like diamonds' while 'his his contempt for everything that others respect almost amounts to sublimity'.

Rochester is my man/5. Poems by John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(3).

One of Rochester’s more shocking poems in terms of its remarkably direct, even blunt, language for a poem written well over three centuries ago. ‘ Fair Cloris in a Pigsty Lay ’. Fair Cloris in a pigsty lay. The Complete Poems of John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester.

Earl of Rochester book Wilmot Earl of Rochester. Yale University Press, - Poetry- pages. 1Review. John Wilmot, the notorious Earl of Rochester 5/5(1). Building on the strength of Keith Walker's acclaimed The Poems of John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester (), leading scholar Nicholas Fisher presents a thoroughly revised and updated edition of the work of one the greatest Restoration wits/5.

John Wilmot, second Earl of Rochester, was a free mind whose erotic poetry embodied the rebellious spirit of his time. John Wilmot: The Erotic Poet Who Was More Wicked Than The Marquis de Sade cambiar a español CC NEWS art photography design movies music what's on books lifestyle how about travel technology.

The Gyldenstolpe Manuscript Miscellany of Poems by John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester, and Other Restoration Authors, edited by Bror Danielsson and David M. Vieth, Stockholm Studies in English, 17 (Stockholm: Almqvist & Wiksell, ). The Complete Poems of John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester, edited by Vieth (New Haven: Yale University Press, ).

Here are several of the Earl's poems, including the ones I discussin my thesis. Again, be aware that a couple of them are somewhat pornographic in nature.

I have marked those with a red asterisk (*) so you can avoid them if that sort of thing disturbs you. More transcriptions will be along soon. Fred Tarr (2/28/ AM). at the behest of the royal society of kentucky outcasts and ecclesiastical scoundrels, let me inform the board at poem hunter that the true identity of Lord John Wilmot is none other than Joe Green, a Shakesperian scholar currently living residing in Minneapolis and wont to great excesses of debauchery visited upon his family with stupendous frequency and.

What’s your favourite Lord Rochester quote and why. If we’re talking something printable, then I especially like the opening lines from his poem ‘Love And Life’ – ‘All my past life is mine no more; The flying hours are gone, Like transitory dreams given o’er.

Whose images are kept in. From the Inside Flap. Infamous for their sexually explicit nature, the poems of the Restoration wit and satirist John Wilmot, second Earl of Rochester, have been derided, snubbed, and praised as works of great genius/5(3).

The complete poems of John Wilmot, earl of Rochester. [David M., editor Vieth] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Complete Poems of John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester (Yale Nota Bene) by Vieth, David and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at John Wilmot (1 April – 26 July ) was an English poet and courtier of King Charles II's Restoration court.

The Restoration reacted against the "spiritual authoritarianism" of the Puritan era. Rochester embodied this new era, and he became as well known for his rakish lifestyle as his poetry, although the two were often interlinked.

He died as a result of venereal disease at the age Alma mater: Wadham College, University of Oxford. Building on the strength of Keith Walker’s acclaimed The Poems of John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester (), leading scholar Nicholas Fisher presents a thoroughly revised and updated edition of the work of one the greatest Restoration wits.

Includes the text of Lucina’s Rape, Rochester’s adaptation of. John Wilmot, second Earl of Rochester, has achieved something of a cult status both as the first celebrity poet and for his Libertine ways. This is a collection of selected poems which can, with certainty, be attributed to him; it doesn't, for instance, contain some of his country poems/5(34).

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About John Wilmot Earl of Rochester John Wilmot was born inthe son of Henry Wilmot, a celebrated Royalist who had led the cavalry at the Battle of Edgehill.

Henry helped the young Prince Charles escape to France after the disastrous Royalist defeat at the Battle of Worcester. The Complete Poems of John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester (Yale Nota Bene) by David Vieth (Oct) Paperback on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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(ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: By John Wilmot Earl of Rochester About this Poet John Wilmot, second Earl of Rochester and Baron of Adderbury in England, Viscount Athlone in Ireland, infamous in his time for his life and works and admired for his deathbed performance, was the cynosure of the libertine wits of Restoration England.

Buy Poems by John Wilmot Earl of Rochester, Oxfam, Vivian De Sola Pinto (Editor), Books, Poetry Drama Criticism. Cookies on oxfam We use cookies to ensure that you have the best experience on our website. If you continue browsing, we’ll assume that you are happy to receive all our cookies.

You can change your cookie settings at any time. Building on the strength of Keith Walker’s acclaimed The Poems of John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester (), leading scholar Nicholas Fisher presents a thoroughly revised and updated edition of the work of one the greatest Restoration wits.

Includes the text of Lucina’s Rape, Rochester’s adaptation of Fletcher’s revenge tragedy Valentinian, in a text that readily identifies Rochester’s. By John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester Edited and annotated by Jack Lynch A letter of 20 January explains a story behind this poem: “My Lord Rochester fled from Court some time since for delivering (by mistake) into the King’s hands a terrible lampoon of his own making against the King, instead of another the King asked him for.”.

The Complete Poems of John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester by Earl of Rochester,download free ebooks, Download free PDF EPUB ebook. 'If I by miracle can be This livelong minute true to thee 'Tis all that heav'n allows.' The Earl of Rochester was England's first celebrity poet, a byword for the theatricality, licentiousness, and scepticism of the Restoration age.

But his scandalous reputation belies the variety and sophistication of his work: his love poems set new standards not only of sexual explicitness but also of. A Chronology of John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester Songs and love lyrics Stage orations and dramatic monologues Translations and imitations Satires and epistles Explanatory Notes Index of Manuscripts Index of Titles Index of First LinesBrand: Oxford University Press, USA.

Buy John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester: The Poems and Lucina's Rape by Walker, Keith, Fisher, Nicholas (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 5. Author: John Wilmot Earl of Rochester,Paul Davis; Publisher: Oxford University Press ISBN: X Category: History Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» Contributing to our understanding of Ovid, Milton, and more broadly the transmission and transformation of classical traditions, this book examines the ways in which Milton drew on Ovid's oeuvre, and argues that Ovid's.

In the s, the Earl of Rochester and poet John Wilmot satirised Charles II as a man governed by his penis (Wikimedia Commons/Jacob Huysmans)Author: Claudine Van Hensbergen.This is a wonderful new edition of the poetry of the 'Libertine Earl' made famous most recently by Johnny Depp in the film The Libertine.

Paul Davis is to be congratulated on bringing together for the average reader, some of the best (and most notorious) of poems, satires, lyrics and monologues of John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester/5(32).