The Purple Island

The Purple Island

"The Way To God Is By Our Selves"

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Phineas Fletcher's epic allegorical poem The Purple Island (1633) combines anatomical and devotional perspectives on the self as the poet explores the relationship between body and soul. The titular island is figured as both body and as England, thus merging religious, corporeal, devotional, and geo-national narratives. The present critical edition offers the first fresh editorial approach to the poem in over a century and situates the poem in its historical and critical contexts.
Publisher: [United States]:, Copyright Group ,, 2017
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ISBN: 9781787373587
1787373584
Branch Call Number: eBook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource
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Additional Contributors: hoopla digital

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