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Robert SouthwellSnow in Arcadia: Redrawing the English Lyric Landscape, 1586-95$
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Anne R. Sweeney

Print publication date: 2006

Print ISBN-13: 9780719074189

Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: July 2012

DOI: 10.7228/manchester/9780719074189.001.0001

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The flight of angels: England's altered confidence

The flight of angels: England's altered confidence

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Robert Southwell
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Anne Sweeney

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Manchester University Press
DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719074189.003.0005

This chapter studies Southwell's transfer to England, revealing that Southwell's training gave him the ability to suit his imagery to the immediate situation. It explores Southwell's ‘Joseph's Amazement’, which contains no prayers or consolatory elements at the end. The chapter notes that ‘Joseph's Amazement’ features a masculine complaint of failed love, and serves as a reflection of the changed understanding of the problems the English Catholics faced during the 1580s. It also discusses Southwell's purposes for bringing Magdalen to England.

Keywords:   imagery, Joseph's Amazement, prayers, consolatory elements, masculine complaint, English Catholics, Magdalen

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