Journal Author: Ashley Chantler

Detached Cowper and His Critical Eye

‘Now the serpent was more subtil than any beast of the field which the LORD GOD had made’ (Genesis, 3.1) At the 2001 Cowper and Newton Day, in Olney, readings were given of Cowper’s poetry and prose. I chose to read ‘The Colubriad’ (written 1782, published 1806), a witty poem about an encounter with a

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Critical Writing on William Cowper, 2011-2012

Periodical Articles, Essays, Notes Bilbro, Jeffrey, ‘Who Are Lost and How They’re found: Redemption and Theodicy in Wheatley, Newton, and Cowper’, Early American Literature, 47:3 (2012), 561-89. Chantler, Ashley, ‘Critical Writing on William Cowper, 1980-2010’, Cowper and Newton Journal, 2 (2012), 44-56. Curry, Neil, ‘“The Contrite Heart”: Cowper and George Herbert’, Cowper and Newton Journal,

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Bibliography: Critical Writing on William Cowper, 1980-2010

This bibliography is split into two parts: Periodical Articles, Essays, Notes Books and Chapters The works listed contain substantial discussions of Cowper. Excluded are dissertations, editions of Cowper’s writing, online texts, and reviews. For critical writing published before 1980, consult the bibliographies in the following: William Cowper, The Task and Selected Other Poems, ed. James

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Critical Writing on William Cowper, 2013–2014

Critical Writing on William Cowper, 2013–2014 Ashley Chantler Periodical Articles, Essays, Notes Buie, Diane, ‘William Cowper: A Religious Melancholic?’, Journal for Eighteenth-Century Studies, 36.1 (2013), 103-119. Chantler, Ashley, ‘Critical Writing on William Cowper, 2011–2012’ and ‘Additions to “Critical Writing on William Cowper, 1980–2010”’, Cowper and Newton Journal, 3 (2013), 50-52. Clucas, Tom, ‘Editing Milton During

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