Alicia D'Anvers: Printed Writings 1641–1700: Series II, Part by Robert C. Evans PDF

By Robert C. Evans

Born Alice Clarke, the daughter of Oxford university's 'first director of printing', Alicia D'Anvers' poetry demonstrates an intimate familiarity with Oxford and particularly with the workings of the clicking. This quantity reproduces 3 works: A Poem Upon His Sacred Majesty, His Voyage for Holland (1691), Academia: or, the Humours of the collage of Oxford in Burlesque Verse (1691), and The Oxford-Act: A Poem (1693). A Poem Upon His Sacred Majesty... responds to William III's selection to go to his local Holland to barter with fellow Protestants approximately their clash with Catholic France. William, usually impatient with English political wrangling, occasionally hinted that he may perhaps abdicate and go back to Holland. D'Anvers' poem displays genuine anxieties approximately such an occasion, in addition to strong aid for the Protestant king. The reproduction reproduced during this version is from the Houghton Library at Harvard college. Academia and The Oxford-Act quandary extra neighborhood concerns. most likely D'Anvers' most sensible poem, Academia satirises a few of Oxford University's 'younger sort', frequently adopting language that turns out as tough and coarse as that of the boys that she mocks. The Oxford-Act specializes in the once a year collage 'Act' or graduation rite which lasted for numerous days and integrated many rituals. The reproduction reproduced here's from The Huntington Library. The reproduction of Academia is reproduced from that held on the Folger Shakespeare Library.

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