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Lyrics & satires of John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester

John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester

Lyrics & satires of John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester

by John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester

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Published by Hale & Iremonger in Sydney .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index

Statementselected and edited by David Brooks
ContributionsBrooks, David
The Physical Object
Pagination148 p. :
Number of Pages148
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14448669M
ISBN 100908094728, 0908094736

John Wilmot(1 April – 26 July ) John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester, styled Viscount Wilmot between and , was an English Libertine poet, a friend of King Charles II, and the writer of much satirical and bawdy poetry. He was the toast of the Restoration court and a patron of the arts. He married an heiress, Elizabeth Malet. Book Description: John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester (–), has long been notorious as one of the most entertaining, extravagant and scandalous members of Charles II's court. He was also the most brilliant, witty and insightful satirist and lyric poet of his time, limited only by his early death caused by venereal disease and alcoholism.

Rochester’s LifeJohn Wilmot was born to Henry Wilmot, First Earl of Rochester, and his wife Anne St John, Countess of Rochester, on either April 1 or 10, Henry Wilmot, best known as Lord Wilmot, was a close ally of Charles I, and was a close ally .   Alexander Larman’s Blazing Star: the Life and Times of John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester is published by Head of Zeus at £ Visit or telephone Visit books.

  No one could possibly see the notorious libertine and satirist John Wilmot, the Earl of Rochester, in the exotic, foreign, and pious Dr. Alexander Bendo. The disguise was absolute. He’d treated noblewomen as Dr. Bendo whom he’d fucked as John Wilmot, and not a one had guessed he was the same man. See John Wilmot Rochester for pseudonymous works by the Russian spiritualist V.I. Kryzhanovskaya. John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester was an English libertine, a friend of King Charles II, and the writer of much satirical and bawdy poetry. He was the toast of the Restoration court and a patron of the arts/5(7).


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Lyrics & satires of John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester by John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester Download PDF EPUB FB2

Lyrics & satires of John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester. [John Wilmot Rochester, Earl of; David Brooks] John Wilmot Rochester, Earl of: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: John Wilmot Rochester, Earl of; David Brooks.

Find more information about: ISBN: Nota bene: Most of Rochester's poems were intended for a coterie audience, and were not prepared for publication; other poems found their way to poetic miscellanies.

In order to establish better order and categorization on this page, I have used the structure created by Harold Love for his definitive edition of The Works of John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester, OUP Song By the Earl of Rochester; A Song; Song of the Earl of Rochester's; The Platonic Lady; Close section Libertine Lyrics and Shorter Satires.

Song; On Mrs Willis; Song; Love to a Woman; A Song; Of Marriage; Nestor; Lampoon by the Earl of Rochester; To the Post Boy [Answer to a paper of verses] The Disabled Debauchee; Senec.

Troas. Act. Chor. The Complete Poems of John Wilmot, the Earl of Rochester. John Wilmot $ - $ John Wilmot (1 April – 26 July ) was an English poet and courtier of King Charles II's Restoration court.

The Restoration reacted against the "spiritual authoritarianism" of the Puritan era. Rochester embodied this new era, and he became as well known for his rakish lifestyle as his poetry, although the two were often interlinked.

He died as a result of venereal disease at the age Born: 1 AprilDitchley, Oxfordshire, England. The Complete Poems of John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester, edited by Vieth (New Haven: Yale University Press, ). Lyrics and Satires of John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester, edited by David Brooks (Sydney: Hale & Iremonger, ).

John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester: Selected Poems, edited by Paul Hammond (Bristol: Bristol Classical Press, ). The Letters of John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester edited by Jeremy Treglown. Blackwell, pp., £21, I advise”, and his sexual satires’.

‘Machismo’ is the appropriately damning word. Mr Treglown makes the interesting point that Rochester echoes the pre prayer book, ignoring alterations made in.

John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester (), has long been notorious as one of the most entertaining, extravagant and scandalous members of Charles II's court. He was also the most brilliant, witty and insightful satirist and lyric poet of his time, limited only by his.

John Dryden Samuel Pepys John Bunyan Aphra Behn John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester Anne Finch, Countess of Winchilsea Mary Astell William Congreve Matthew Prior Daniel Defoe John Gay Lady Mary Wortley Montagu Jonathan Swift Joseph Addison Sir Richard Steele James Thomson Alexander Pope Dr.

Samuel Johnson Thomas Gray William Collins Christopher. John Wilmot (1 April – 26 July ) was an English poet and courtier of King Charles II's Restoration court. The Restoration reacted against the "spiritual authoritarianism" of the Puritan era. Rochester embodied this new era, and he became as well known for his rakish lifestyle as his poetry, although the two were often interlinked.

He died as a result of venereal disease at the age. Rochester, John Wilmot, Earl of, Selected lyrics and satires. [London] Forge Press [distributed by Sylvan Press] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: John Wilmot Rochester, Earl of.

John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester. A Satyr Against Reason and Mankind Lyrics. Were I Books bear him up awhile, and make him try To swim with bladders of philosophy. John Wilmot, 2nd earl of Rochester, court wit and poet who helped establish English satiric poetry. Wilmot succeeded his father to the earldom inand he received his M.A.

at Oxford in Charles II, probably out of gratitude to the 1st earl. Blazing Star: The Life & Times of John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester by Alexander Larman Head of Zeus, pp, Telegraph offer price: £ + £ p&p (RRP £25).

Call or see books. I' th' Isle of Britaine long since famous growne For breeding the best cunts in Christendome, There reigns and oh long may hee reigne and thrive The easiest King and best bred man alive. Him no Ambition mooves, to gett Renowne Like the french Foole who wanders up and downe Starving his People, hazarding his Crowne.

Peace is his Aime, his Gentlenesse is such And Love, he loves. By John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester Edited and annotated by Jack Lynch A letter of 20 January explains a story behind this poem: “My Lord Rochester fled from Court some time since for delivering (by mistake) into the King’s hands a terrible lampoon of his own making against the King, instead of another the King asked him for.”.

This extraordinarily irregular and short life is taken up in _A Profane Wit: The Life of John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester_ (University of Rochester [ha!] Press) by James William Johnson. A large volume which draws upon sources previously unavailable to biographers, it is a serious academic evaluation of a spectacular poet.

Rochester was born in Reviews: Complete summary of John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester's A Satire Against Mankind. eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of A Satire Against Mankind.

Sodom’s likely author, John Wilmot, the Second Earl of Rochester, deployed his ample wit to plumb the depths of the sewer, triangulating the vagaries of anonymous sex in public parks, waxing rhapsodic on “pr__ks” and “c__ts,” and singing a song praising buggery, sodomy, and all other manner of inserting body parts into other body parts.

Madam, So much mit and beauty as you have should think of nothing less than doing miracles, and there cannot be a greater than to continue to love me. Discussion of themes and motifs in John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester's A Satire Against Mankind. eNotes critical analyses help you gain a deeper understanding of A Satire Against Mankind so you can.Scurrilous satires and pamphlets, diaries, theatrical prologues, translations and striking work by women poets and autobiographers illustrate the period in politics,religion, philosophy and in attitudes to town and country, love and ous works sit side by side with the great names - Marvell, Wycherley, Margaret Cavendish, Aphra.

This is a wonderful new edition of the poetry of the 'Libertine Earl' made famous most recently by Johnny Depp in the film The Libertine.

Paul Davis is to be congratulated on bringing together for the average reader, some of the best (and most notorious) of poems, satires, lyrics and monologues of John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of s: