michael edson is a PhD candidate at the University of Delaware. His dissertation reconsiders the retirement trope in long-eighteenth-century English poetry and philosophy, focusing on retirement as both a metaphor and a material practice that shaped popular notions of abstraction and abstract thought in the period.
‘A Closet or a Secret Field’: Horace, Protestant Devotion and British Retirement Poetry
Article first published online: 20 JAN 2011
© 2011 British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
Journal for Eighteenth-Century Studies
Volume 35, Issue 1, pages 17–41, March 2012
How to Cite
EDSON, M. (2012), ‘A Closet or a Secret Field’: Horace, Protestant Devotion and British Retirement Poetry. Journal for Eighteenth-Century Studies, 35: 17–41. doi: 10.1111/j.1754-0208.2010.00347.x
- Issue published online: 14 FEB 2012
- Article first published online: 20 JAN 2011
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