Andrew Marvell

  1. English poet (1621-1678)
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  • sourdine in their throat—Andrew Marvell, “Upon Appleton House,” Marvell, p. A Year on the Wing
  • It was easy to imagine legions of Internet-era Andrew Marvells staying up late in fluorescent-lit cubicles appending metaphysical exclamation points to celebrity photo captions that would rocket readers ever closer to the celestial objects of their desire: Shooting Britney
  • A shambling family of starlings on Coll in May, debauched and chaotic and moaning about winter, above a corncrake still stoking up the year with its crex crex song “endorsing summer” as Louis MacNeice says, with the “sourdine in their throat” as Andrew Marvell says; A Year on the Wing
  • Andrew Marvell takes this amatory literary tradition and transforms it so that it can be used to make intelligible the dynamics of a political and religious struggle.
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