Chapter

Keeping Company With David's Psalms: George Wither and Others

J. R. Watson

in The English Hymn

Published in print August 1999 | ISBN: 9780198270027
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191600784 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/019827002X.003.0004
 Keeping Company With David's Psalms: George Wither and Others

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Discusses George Wither's Hymnes and Songs of the Church of 1623. The chapter also reviews the beginning of hymnody in the sacred poetry of John Donne, George Herbert, and Henry Vaughan.

Keywords: Donne; Herbert; Metrical Psalms; sacred poetry; Vaughan; Wither

Chapter.  9992 words. 

Subjects: Religious Studies

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