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eBook Edward Taylor's Gods Determinations and Preparatory Meditations: A Critical Edition ePub

by Daniel Patterson

  • ISBN: 087338749X
  • Category: History and Criticism
  • Subcategory: Literature
  • Author: Daniel Patterson
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: The Kent State University Press (February 20, 2003)
  • Pages: 600
  • ePub book: 1524 kb
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Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. Daniel Patterson is a member of the English faculty at Central Michigan University

Similar authors to follow. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. Daniel Patterson is a member of the English faculty at Central Michigan University.

Publication Date: 1999 ISBN: 9781612773407 ISBN-13: 9781612773407 Stock No: WW44460EB. Publisher's Description.

Home Browse Books Book details, Edward Taylor's Gods Determinations and. By Edward Taylor, Daniel Patterson. When Edward Taylor reluctantly made the treacherous journey to the frontier settlement of Westfield, Massachusetts, in November 1671, he was about twenty-eight years old, highly educated, and the author of a few poems.

book by Edward Taylor. When the young minister-poet Edward Taylor moved to Westfield, Massachusetts, in November of 1671, he had written several poems. When he died there fifty-eight years later, in addition to thousands of sermons and more than 2,000 manuscript pages of original prose, he had composed some 40,000 lines of poetry.

In this book we explore this elusive treasure and God's message for all mankind. We return to God original plan for mankind. We were to reign in this life as kings and priests onto our God. We were to experience days of heaven upon the earth. Although some would say it is an impossible treasure to obtain, we will learn that with God nothing is impossible. Daniel Patterson is Associate Professor of English and Coordinator of Graduate Studies in English at Central Michigan University.

His verse is primarily contained in two books: Gods Determinations .

Biographical Information. He was born into a fairly prosperous farm family around 1642, possibly in Sketchley, Leicestershire, England. Taylor's mother died in 1657 and his father a year later. The work is considered his masterpiece.

The new standard edition of Edward Taylor’s major works of poetry Daniel Patterson’s Edward Taylor’s Gods Determinations and Preparatory Meditations: A Critical Edition reconsiders the texts of Taylor’s two major works for the first time since Donald Stanford’s 1960 edition. This volume also offers the first complete text of all of the Meditations that Taylor transcribed into his “Poetical Works” manuscript. The restoration of Taylor’s text, however, is the most enduring value of this edition, which is designed to become the new standard edition of these poems.