From the publisher’s description:
This series of case studies examines the degree and extent to which some dozen particular seventeenth-century poems deal with the history of the time out of which they came.
SubjectsHistory / Literary Criticism / Poetry / British Literature / Seventeenth-Century / English Literature /
Brooks, Cleanth (NHC Fellow, 1978–79; 1979–80; 1980–81). Historical Evidence and the Reading of Seventeenth-Century Poetry. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 1991.