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Keeping the Ancient Way: Aspects of the Life and Work of Henry Vaughan (1621-1695)

Robert Wilcher


This book sets Henry Vaughan in the context of his own time and in the context of the development of Vaughan studies since his work was rediscovered during the first half of the nineteenth century. Each chapter contains a relatively free-standing treatment of a single topic, but the ten main chapters are organized into a structure that progressively opens up biographical, intellectual, political, religious, and literary aspects of the man and his work. The topics chosen for consideration are areas of current research and ongoing critical debate. Part One deals with Vaughan’s relation to the wo ... More

Keywords: Breconshire, civil wars, royalist, puritan, Interregnum, Church of England, intertextuality, allusion, typology, nature imagery

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9781800859746
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: January 2022 DOI:10.3828/liverpool/9781800859746.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Robert Wilcher, author