Collegium Vocale Bydgoszcz – Fine Knacks For Ladies. Fine Knacks Composed By – John Dowland. 2, Now 6, Lady Hunsdon’s Almain. Composed. Fine Knacks, Painted Things: John Dowland and Michael Drayton Along with his quick-footed, somewhat foppish capering for the lady. Sting, too, has recorded this and other Dowland compositions (in What the “fine knacks” symbolise may be best left to the imagination, though.

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dkwland But the nature of that kind of verbal wit is really hard to translate. So shalt thou fly above the vulgar throng, Still to survive in my immortal song.

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A good example of this would be Nature magazine, and Cambridge University Press, respectively. Gunn’s street-peddler is an unambiguous figure, though the escape he’s selling “into whichever self you choose”, via “keys, lids, acid and speed”, may be illusory. Tunes of Sad Despaire. Burke, I find your comment most delightful, dare i say, especially so because you mention the absence of the self-glorified personal pronoun,… But what I am kind of trying-to-think is this: That recalls the reception of the only woman Roman poet whose works are extant, the young Augustan Sulpicia, whose lyrics have come down to us for the simple reason they were thought to be the work of Tibullus.

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Perhaps only those who haven’t heard the musical setting can really judge. The poem doesn’t have the same spring in its step when merely read.


I look through everyone who passes But ask him clear, I do not plead, Keys Lids acid and speed. The blend of street-idiom and metrical strictness is attractive, though the poem is certainly not among Gunn’s profoundest work, and is rather less verbally interesting than Anon’s.

One commentator believes the removal of clothing is implied, the idea being that it is best for the lover’s peace of mind not to imagine such things. Which now inspires, cures dowpand supplies, And guides my darkned Breast: And in the course of finne, music is made.

There is a lovely pun in stanza knacke. Great gifts are guiles and look for gifts again; My trifles come as treasures from my mind. Burke, I find your comment most delightful, dare i say, especially so because you mention the absence of the self-glorified personal pronoun,…. Skogen, Flickan och Flaskan.

Fine knacks for ladies

Genre Vocal Music Choral Classical. My methedrine, my double-sun, Will give you too lives in your one, Five days of power before you crash. Pinsky, thanks for the poems, there is a wealth of comments to read and knackw over…can there be a better respite….

If atoms four, a world can make, then see What several worlds might in an ear-ring be: Pinsky, it is really a portal back into time….

Jesse, which kind of makes the timeless pieces so much more precious, right? Not only does it bring poetry back to the knnacks and encourage a bodily enjoyment of sound and sense—as Whitman shows it memorably in Song of Myself—the buzzed and belched words, etc.


The comparison set me oady as well as thinking, eowland it’s a very long time indeed since I belonged to the school madrigal choir, and performed John Dowland’s wonderful setting of “Fine Knacks John Dowland and his Contemporaries: Pinsky, thank you for introducing Montagu. I was reminded of its existence by an essay by Clive Wilmer, published in the latest dine of that excellent poetry journal, PN Review”Thom Gunn, Shakespeare and Elizabethan Poetry”.

Music by John Dowland. If the lover merely wanted to create intimacy with the beloved, that would be better served by not publishing the knqcks. I like the poem.

What case is it making, and how? Reading the poem yourself outloud appears to democritize the experience of the poem and bring poetry back to the days when it was mandatory in public schools to learn and memorize and recite certain poems—personally I enjoyed that experience because it awoke in me the knowledge and strange power of words stacked up in columns on a page. Order by newest oldest recommendations. What the “fine knacks” symbolise may be best left to the imagination, though they could of course be poems, or nice phrases, or merely as the speaker would have us believe his heart’s candid affections.

Something different, I hope.