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The pleasures of imagination, a poem in three books

Mark Akenside

The pleasures of imagination, a poem in three books

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Published by Printed by Stephen Chase in Portland [Me.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Imagination -- Poetry.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Dr. Akenside.
    SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 7841.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination84 p.
    Number of Pages84
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15953018M


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In Three Books. By Dr. Akenside Mark Akenside printed for R. Dodsley, Language Arts & Disciplines; Linguistics; Language Arts & Disciplines / Linguistics show more.

The whole poem seems like an illustration of Akenside's belief that poetry is true eloquence in meter" The Treatment of Nature in English Poetry () Raymond Dexter Havens: "The influence of the Pleasures of Imagination is most obviously.

This poem defines the powers of imagination, its various kinds of pleasure as well as distinguishing imagination from philosophy, the pleasure of studying man, and the influence of imagination on morals. It is divided into three books.

Akenside got inspiration for the poem from a visit to Morpeth in Akenside was an English poet and physician. The three books of this poem appeared in January His aim, Akenside tells us in the preface, was "not so much to give formal precepts, or enter into the way of direct argumentation, as, by exhibiting the most engaging prospects of nature, to enlarge and harmonize the imagination, and by that means insensibly dispose the minds of men to a Born: 9 NovemberNewcastle upon Tyne.

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The Pleasures of the Imagination is a long didactic poem by Mark Akenside, first published in The first book defines the powers of imagination and discusses the various kinds of pleasure to be derived from the perception of beauty; the second distinguishes works of imagination from philosophy; the third describes the pleasure to be found in the study of man.

BOOK I With what attractive charms this goodly frame Of nature touches the consenting hearts Of mortal men; and what the pleasing stores Which beauteous imitation thence derives To deck the poet's, or the painter's toil; My verse unfolds.

Attend, ye gentle powers Of musical delight. and while I sing Your gifts, your honours, dance around my strain. MARK AKENSIDE produced two versions of his best-known poem, The Pleasures of Imagination, which appeared in and con.

sists of three books. The second version, with its slightly altered title, The Pleasures of the Imagi. nation, was unfinished at his death in We have, however, two complete books of it and portions of two others. John Brewer's landmark book brings to life the rich cultural life of eighteenth-century England.

He describes how literature, painting, music, and the theater related to a public increasingly avid for them; how artists used, or were used by, publishers, plagiarists, impresarios, and managers; and how contemporary ideas of taste combined with patriotic fervor and Cited by: The Pleasures of Imagination: Book The Second When shall the laurel and the vocal string Resume their honours.

When shall we behold The tuneful tongue, the Promethéan hand Aspire to ancient praise. Alas. how faint, How slow the dawn of beauty and of truth Breaks the reluctant shades of Gothic night Which yet involve the nations.

An antique edition of Pleasures of Imagination: A Poem by Mark Akenside. This book was printed in London during Complete with three books in one volume. The book is presented in a half leather binding with marble patterned boards and gilt lettering to the spine. Essays on the Pleasures of the Imagination: Author: Joseph Addison: Published: Original from: National Library of the Netherlands: Digitized: Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan.

Akenside, Mark, The pleasures of imagination / (London: Printed for T. Cadell, Junior, and W. Davies, ), also by Mrs. Barbauld (page images at HathiTrust) Akenside, Mark, The pleasures of imagination. A poem in three books, (Edinburgh, Printed for W. Coke, ) (page images at HathiTrust). Mark Akenside, The Pleasures of Imagination.

rewritten version in five books with its new title The Pleasures of the Imagination was never finished. is the original three-book version as Author: David Fairer. The pleasures of the imagination, taken in their full extent, are not so gross as those of sense, nor so refined as those of the understanding.

The last are, indeed, more preferable, because they are founded on some new knowledge or improvement in the mind of man; yet it must be confest, that those of the imagination are as great and as.

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Such a memory involves itself with the. His first poem, “The Virtuoso,” in imitation of the Elizabethan poet Edmund Spenser, appeared in The Pleasures of Imagination first appeared in three books in A fourth book was added later, and the whole poem was extensively revised, finally appearing posthumously in The Poems of Mark Akenside, M.D.

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Other articles where The Pleasures of the Imagination is discussed: aesthetics: The origins of modern aesthetics: series of influential essays, “The Pleasures of the Imagination” in The Spectator (). He defended the theory that imaginative association is the fundamental component in our experience of art, architecture, and nature, and is the true explanation of.

The words God, religions, faith, morals, woman, etc. (they being forms of belief), are used as expressing different “means” as controlling and expressing desire: an idea of unity by fear in some form or another which must spell bondage-the imagined limits; extended by science which adds a dearly paid inch to our height: no more.Author of The pleasures of imagination, Poems, Poetical Works of Akenside, An ode to the country gentlemen of England, An ode to the Right Honourable the Earl of Huntingdon, An epistle to Curio, The pleasures of imagination, a poem in three books, Selected poetry.