Thomas Traherne
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Thomas Traherne by Queenie Iredale

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Published by Norwood Editions in Norwood, Pa .
Written in English


  • Traherne, Thomas, d. 1674 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Christian poetry, English -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Q. Iredale.
LC ClassificationsPR3736.T7 I7 1977
The Physical Object
Pagination87 p. ;
Number of Pages87
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4550243M
ISBN 100848211650
LC Control Number77018823

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Jun 25,  · This book is truly a treasure written by one of the great Mystics of the 17th century who was virtually unknown his secret poems and writing work discovered two hundred years after his death they are one of the Treasures of the English language he had a direct connection with the divine and a feeling of the true Mystic a real find this book of immeasurable value.5/5(5). Sep 01,  · For more than years, Thomas Traherne's Centuries of Meditations was undiscovered and unpublished. The manuscript passed through many hands before finally being compiled into a book by bookseller and scholar BERTRAM DOBELL () in Centuries is a collection of poems written to express the rapture of life lived in accordance with by: Thomas Traherne book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Thomas Traherne was one of the greatest poets and spiritual writers /5(17). Feb 21,  · The descriptive blurb is total nonsense and not at all about Traherne's book, describing it as an anthology of classic literature. This is another example of Amazon's sloppy display and description of the products it sells. The giant merchandiser is too big when it can't catch and correct obvious errors like this/5(4).

Thomas Traherne Selected Writings Carcanet Press Ltd, Fyfield Books, ISBN Find out more. Dobell, Bertram Thomas Traherne Centuries of Meditations Cosimo Inc, ISBN Find out more. Dobell, Bertram (Ed) The Poetical works of Thomas Traherne Bertram Dobell Guffey, George R Concordance of the Poetry of Thomas Traherne. Thomas Traherne: Reading lists. This reading list is divided into four sections. Getting started makes suggestions about which works to read first and where to begin reading Traherne studies. The Works lists modern editions of Traherne’s works (in alphabetical order of the editors’ names). Books on Traherne lists books exclusively devoted to Traherne. Traherne was known to have written Christian Ethicks (), and Dobell discovered that some verse in this work was almost identical with a passage in one of the manuscripts, thus confirming Traherne's authorship. This manuscript, called the "Centuries," was made up of short prose passages interspersed with a few poems. Traherne wrote in the 17th century, and is a somewhat obscure writer. Some years ago a student used him in his thesis and put me on to him, and I have been chipping away at this book since. Once I started reading him, I noticed others noticing him -- Lewis does, for example. Oct 09, Fred Sanders rated it it /5.

The writer Edward Thomas wrote of Traherne, in his book Wales (), as “that fine poet of the 17th Century”. He quoted his poem about childhood, ‘Eden’: ‘A learned and a happy ignorance / Divided me / from all the vanity / sloth, care, pain and sorrow that advance the madness and the misery of men.’. The Oxford Traherne is a collaborative project, involving scholars from a wide range of disciplines, to edit the works of the seventeenth-century poet and divine, Thomas Traherne (c–).Traherne is chiefly known today through the dramatic discoveries made during the twentieth century of his unpublished manuscript writings, which include theological controversy, physico-theology, an. Metaphysical Poetry: An Anthology by John Donne, Andrew Marvell, George Herbert, Henry Vaughan, Richard Crashaw, Francis Quarles, Thomas Traherne and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The handwritten book, found in Birmingham in , was edited by Julia Smith and published in In two further discoveries were made. One was of five previously unknown works found by Jeremy Maule in Lambeth Palace Library; these were edited by Jan Ross and published in as the first volume of The Works of Thomas Traherne.