Citation: Editors, Litencyc. "Cavalier Poets". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2001 [https://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=172, accessed 03 August 2020.]
Cavalier Poets (29 words)
Literary/ Cultural Context Note
Litencyc Editors (Independent Scholar - Europe)
Seventeenth-century poets who were sympathetic to King Charles I: Herrick, Carew, Suckling, Lovelace, and Waller. Much of their poetry is in the manner of a Song: gallant, witty, devil-may-care.172 Cavalier Poets 2 Historical context notes are intended to give basic and preliminary information on a topic. In some cases they will be expanded into longer entries as the Literary Encyclopedia evolves.
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