Readership: Students and scholars of early modern poetry
Edited by Ruth Connolly, Lecturer in Seventeenth-Century Literature, Newcastle University,, and Tom Cain, Professor of Early Modern Literature, Newcastle University,
Ruth Connolly is a lecturer in seventeenth-century literature at the School of English, Newcastle University. She has published on early modern women's writing and on the influence of Herrick's experience of manuscript circulation on the construction of Hesperides. She is currently co-editing Robert Herrick: The Complete Poetry for Oxford University Press.
Tom Cain has recently retired as Professor of Early Modern Literature from the School of English in Newcastle University. He has published widely on Herrick and Donne and edited Poetaster for the Revels series, Sejanus for the Cambridge edition of Jonson's Works, the Poetry of Mildmay Fane for Manchester University Press and is currently co-editing Robert Herrick: The Complete Poetry for Oxford University Press.
A Note on Quotations
List of Illustrations
Tom Cain and Ruth Connolly: Introduction: Herrick's Communities of Manuscript and Print
1: Katharine Eisaman Maus: Why Read Herrick?
2: John Creaser: 'Jocond his Muse was': Celebration and Virtuosity in Herrick
3: Leah S. Marcus: Conviviality Interrupted or, Herrick and Postmodernism
4: Michelle O'Callaghan: 'Those Lyrick Feasts, made at the Sun, the Dog, the triple Tunne': Going Clubbing with Ben Jonson
5: Nicholas McDowell: Herrick and the Order of the Black Riband: Literary Community in Civil War London and the Publication of Hesperides (1648)
6: Line Cottegnies: 'Leaves of Fame': Katherine Philips and Robert Herrick's Shared Community
7: Richard Wistreich: 'Thou & Ile sing to make these dull Shades merry': Herrick's Charon Dialogues
8: Stella Achilleos: Ile bring thee Herrick to Anacreon:' Robert Herrick's Anacreontics and the Politics of Conviviality in Hesperides
9: Syrithe Pugh: Supping with Ghosts: Imitation and Immortality in Herrick
10: Stacey Jocoy: 'Touch but thy Lire (my Harrie)':Henry Lawes and the Mirthful Music of Hesperides
11: Graham Parry: His Noble Numbers
12: Achsah Guibbory: Afterword:Herrick's Community, the Babylonian Captivity, and the Uses of Historicism