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The stricken deer, or, The life of Cowper

Cecil, David Lord

The stricken deer, or, The life of Cowper

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Published by Constable in London .
Written in English


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Other titlesThe life of Cowper.
StatementLord David Cecil. --
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR3383 .C35 1943
The Physical Object
Pagination303 p. :
Number of Pages303
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26552282M


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Cowper became somewhat of a celebrity late in life even though he lived very simply and quietly. He owed some of the success he had to women friends who couldn't seem to resist his odd I read this as background to Jane Austen as Cowper /5.

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The Stricken Deer: The Life of Cowper by David Cecil (, Paperback, Reprint). Including several relevant newspaper clippings relating to Cowper's life and works. William Cowper was an English poet who was among the most popular poets of his time.

He is credited with changing the direction of 18th century poetry by writing about scenes of every day life and the English countryside.

William Cowper – “A Stricken Deer” The year did not start well for William Cowper He had been lodging with a pious family, the Unwins, for almost ten years, sharing with them joys and sorrows, including the unexpected deadly accident of Rev.

Unwin. I WAS a stricken deer, that left the herd Long since; with many an arrow deep infixt My panting side was charg'd, when I withdrew To seek a tranquil death in distant shades.

There was I found by one who had himself Been hurt by th' archers. In his side he bore, And in his hands and feet, the cruel scars.

With gentle force soliciting the darts, He drew them forth, and heal'd. I bought David Cecil’s Life of William Cowper, The Stricken Deer, at a time, in my early twenties, when I was starting to devour literary biography, my preferred reading ever since.

I was by then familiar not just with Elizabeth Bennet and Jane Eyre and David Copperfield but with Jane Austen, the Brontës and Charles Dickens. First published inThe Stricken Deer was the winner of that year's James Tait Black Memorial Prize and also the Hawthornden Prize: it was David Cecil's first book.

For a time, towards the end of the eighteenth-century, William Cowper /5(12). I Was a Stricken Deer. I was a stricken deer that left the herd Long since; with many an arrow deep infixt My panting side was charged when I withdrew To seek a tranquil death in distant shades.

There was I found by one who had himself Been hurt by th' archers. In his side he bore And in his hands and feet the cruel scars. William Cowper ().

Extracts from the Task: Autobiographical. Extracts from the Task: Autobiographical: By William Cowper (–) [From Book III, The Garden] I WAS a stricken deer that left the herd: Long since; with many an arrow deep infixed: My panting side was charged, when I withdrew. First published inThe Stricken Deer was the winner of that year's James Tait Black Memorial Prize and also the Hawthornden Prize: it was David Cecil's first book.

For a time, towards the end of the eighteenth-century, William Cowper was the foremost poet in England.4/5(1). The Stricken Deer: pastoral lessons from the life of William Cowper At yesterday's Westcountry Reformed Ministers' Fraternal, Paul Williams of Swindon Evangelical Church spoke on the life of William Cowper.

The Stricken Deer or The Life of Cowper () [on the poet William Cowper; this won the James Tait Black Memorial Prize] Sir Walter Scott: The Raven Miscellany () Early Victorian Novelists: essays in revaluation () Jane Austen () The Young Melbourne and the Story of his Marriage with Caroline Lamb (; reprinted and )Alma mater: Christ Church, Oxford.

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() " The Stricken Deer " is among the poems included by William Cowper in his six-volume collection The Task, where it appears in book 3. Self-reflexive and thoughtful, the poem allows Cowper to compare himself to a deer, struck from his herd after wandering away. Note: Citations are based on reference standards.

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The Stricken Deer Or The Life Of Cowper 4/5(1). William Cowper – “A Stricken Deer” We can learn much about mental illness and Christian compassion from Cowper's life and his friendship with John Newton Written by Simonetta Carr | Monday, March 5,   William Cowper – “A Stricken Deer” Cowper continued his life without the person who had given him most comfort.

His father, Reverend John Cowper, sent him to a school in Bedfordshire, 30 miles from home, where a year old bully made him afraid to even raise his eyes in the boy’s presence. William Cowper, The Task, Book III. On its completion the following year the poem was sent to Cowper's publisher Joseph Johnson, who had previously issued Cowper's Poems ().

It was decided to add three shorter poems, An Epistle to Joseph Hill, Tirocinium and The Diverting History of John Gilpin, but, because of delays on Johnson’s part, the book did not appear until Author: William Cowper.

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Where the book weighs more than 1 Kilo increased charges will be quoted. William Cowper 26 November - 25 April )[a] was an English poet and hymnodist. One of the most popular poets of his time, Cowper changed the direction of 18th century nature poetry by writing of everyday life and scenes of the English countryside.

First published inThe Stricken Deer was the winner of that year's James Tait Black Memorial Prize and also the Hawthornden Prize: it was David Cecil's first book.

For a time, towards the end of the eighteenth-century, William Cowper was the foremost poet in England.5/5(1). Bookseller R. Coomber (GB) Bookseller Inventory # Title The Stricken Deer: The Life of Cowper Author Lord David Cecil Book condition Used - F in DWAuthor: Lord David Cecil.

William Cowper’s life was wrought with sadness and depression. But he still produced glorious hymns that resound loudly in our churches today. Insanity and Spiritual Songs in the Soul of a Saint Reflections on the Life of William Cowper I was stricken deer, that left the herd Long since; with many an arrow deep infixt.

William Cowper (/ ˈ k uː p ər / KOO-pər; 26 November – 25 April ) was an English poet and of the most popular poets of his time, Cowper changed the direction of 18th century nature poetry by writing of everyday life and scenes of the English : 26 November. In the meantime, however, he sent along the best books he read this year: I have two books tied for first place, but they excel for the same reasons: Elizabeth Gaskell’s Life of Charlotte Bronte, and Lord David Cecil’s The Stricken Deer (the life of the poet William Cowper).

An unforgettable biography weaves together a subjects. The Stricken Deer Because of my recent interest in William Cowper, an interest inspired by Brian Lynch’s novel about his life, The Winner of Sorrow (which I wrote about here), I requested from my library a copy of David Cecil’s biography of Cowper, The Stricken Deer.

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- quote by William Cowper on YourDictionary. LORD DAVID CECIL WINS HAWTHORNDEN PRIZE; His 'The Stricken Deer,' Life of William Cowper, Held Best Work by Briton Under Wireless to THE NEW YORK TIMES. William Cowper (pronounced Cooper) was the foremost poet of the generation between Alexander Pope and William Wordsworth.

For several decades, he had probably the largest readership of any English poet. Fromwhen his first major volume appeared, tothe year in which Robert Southey completed the monumental Life and Works of Cowper, more.

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Everyday low 5/5(1). "I Was A Stricken Deer" I was a stricken deer, that left the herd Long since; with many an arrow deep infixt My panting side was charg'd, when I withdrew To seek a tranquil death in distant shades.

There was I found by One who had Himself Been hurt by th'archers. In His side He bore, And in His hands and feet, the cruel scars. A deep and sympathetic biography of the troubled eighteenth-century proto-Romantic poet and classicist, William Cowper, The Stricken Deer () reveals the genius of its author, a young and determined Lord David Cecil, one of the most important, if forgotten, members of the Inklings.

Cecil found the key to understanding Cowper in the mad poet’s embrace of Evangelical. Author of books: The Stricken Deer or The Life of Cowper (, biography) Early Victorian Novelists: Essays in Revaluation (, criticism) Jane Austen (, biography) The Young Melbourne and the Story of his Marriage with Caroline Lamb (, biography) The English Poets () Men of the RAF (, with Sir William Rothenstein)Born:.

Deviance versus Distinction. Stricken Deer: Secrecy, Homophobia, and the Rise of the Suburban Man.