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Selected lyrics and satires of John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester

John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester

Selected lyrics and satires of John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester

by John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester

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Published by Forge Press in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited with introduction by Ronald Duncan.
ContributionsDuncan, Ronald, 1914-1982.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13856934M

  Reason, Love and Life Christopher Hill words. The Letters of John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester edited by Jeremy Treglown. Blackwell, pp., £21, September , Show More. Mr Treglown makes the interesting point that Rochester echoes the pre prayer book, ignoring alterations made in that year. Released on: Septem The Poetical Works (Wordsworth Poetry Library) by John Wilmot Rochester and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

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 Rochester/5(32). John Wilmot, Second Earl of Rochester Janu Director Rino Stefano Tagliafierro’s passion for classical Renaissance art and beyond has led him to Followers:

  A Satyre Against Mankind (Lord John Wilmot Poem) "A Satire against Reason and Mankind" by John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester (read by Sakina B The Libertine OST / A Satire . John Wilmot Rochester, 2d earl of, –80, English poet and courtier, b. Ditchley, Oxfordshire. Most notorious and dissolute of the Restoration rakes, he lost the favor of Charles II on several occasions because of his recklessness.


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Selected lyrics and satires of John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester by John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester Download PDF EPUB FB2

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.

Get this from a library. Lyrics & satires of John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester. [John Wilmot Rochester, Earl of; David Brooks]. Selected Works. The brightest star at the court of King Charles II, John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester (), lived a life of reckless debauchery and sexual adventuring that led to his death at the age of thirty-three - described by Samuel Johnson as having 'blazed out his youth and health in lavish voluptuousness'/5.

Selected lyrics and satires of John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester 5 copies; Delphi Complete Works of John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester (Illustrated) 4 copies; A satire against mankind & other poems 4 copies; Valentinian: a tragedy.

As 'tis alter'd by the late Earl of Rochester, and 3 copies; Der beschädigte Wüstling. Satiren, Lieder und. 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. John Wilmot, 2nd earl of Rochester, (born April 1,Ditchley Manor House, Oxfordshire, Eng.—died JWoodstock, Eng.), 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, who had helped him to escape after the.

Libertine Lyrics and Shorter Satires Song. [By all Loves soft, yet mighty Pow'rs] Love to a Woman. [Love a Woman. Th'rt an Ass] Nestor. [Vulcan contrive me such a Cupp] On the Women about Town. [Too longe the Wise Commons] To the Post Boy. [Son of a Whore, God Damn you, can you tell] The Disabled Debauchee.

[As some brave Admiral, in former War] Seneca. Troas. A Satyr on Charles II 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.

John Wilmot was born April 1, at Ditchley Mansion in Oxfordshire. He was the son of Henry and Anne Wilmot Henry was very involved with Charles I and Charles II Wilmot received his MA at Wadham College in Oxford at age 14 He was vain and capricious but full of wit And drunk.

About John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester. 1 April – 26 July English courtier, poet and rascal. Few of his works were published in his lifetime (it wasn’t the done thing for gentlemen to. The Letters of John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester. by John Wilmot (Earl of) ROCHESTER and Jeremy TREGLOWN | 12 Dec Selected Lyrics and Satires.

by John Wilmot Rochester | 1 Sep Paperback Book Depository Books With Free Delivery Worldwide. Wilmot, John, 2nd Earl Of Rochester Quotes April 1, – J John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester (April 1 – July 26 ) was an English nobleman, a friend of King Charles II of England, and the writer of much satirical and bawdy poetry.

The Literary London Journal, (Spring ): 3 John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester (): Poet and Man about Towne Nicholas Fisher (Institute of English Studies, University of London, UK) The Literary London Journal, Volume 13 Number 1 (Spring ) Abstract: The influence of the Court and theatre on the life and work of the Earl of Rochester (–80) has long been recognised, but File Size: KB.

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. Description: John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester, was a poet and courtier of King Charles II's Restoration court, whose rakish lifestyle, biting satires and obscene verses established his name as one of the greatest wits of his time.

The Delphi Poets Series offers readers the works of literature's finest poets, with superior formatting. 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(6). Fred Tarr (2/28/ AM). at the behest of the royal society of kentucky outcasts and ecclesiastical scoundrels, let me inform the board at poem hunter that the true identity of Lord John Wilmot is none other than Joe Green, a Shakesperian scholar currently living residing in Minneapolis and wont to great excesses of debauchery visited upon his family with stupendous frequency and.

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 Rochester. Much of his poetry is deliberately anti-heroic, scatalogical and could not be quoted in full here - littered as it is with four-letter words/5(34).

The Restoration’s Filthiest Poet (and Why We Need Him) Creature of the court, royalist and fop, dandy and dilettante, John Wilmot, Second Earl of Rochester, knew how to scandalize with verse. With characters like “Buggeranthos,” “C__tigratia,” “C__ticula,” “Clytoris” and of course “Fuckadillia,” the late seventeenth-century play Sodom, or the Quintessence of Debauchery would.

The Complete Poems of John Wilmot, the Earl of Rochester. John Wilmot $ - $. John Wilmot, Second Earl of Rochester Abbreviations. The Poems of John Wilmot Earl of Rochester, ed. Keith Walker (Oxford, ) (p. xix) that Rochester's lyrics should be editorially grouped together. In fact the ‘Songs’ from p.

of the manuscript to p. are numbered (in darker ink) 1 to 13, the number 14 being added.John Wilmot, the notorious Earl of Rochester, was the darling of the polished, profligate court of Charles II. One of the finest poets of the Restoration, patron to important playwrights, model for countless witty young rakes in Restoration comedies, he lived a full but short life, dying in (with a dramatic deathbed renunciation of his atheism) at the age of thirty-three.5/5(1).Portrait of John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester by Jacob Huysmans.

Jerry Seinfeld wasn’t the first to make a big show about nothing; nor was the notorious 17th-century figure John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester, the first writer to choose “nothing” as his subject.