Quarles, Francis

Quarles, Francis
(bautizado el 8 may. 1592, Romford, Essex, Inglaterra–8 sep. 1644, Londres.).

Poeta religioso inglés. Se recuerda a Quarles principalmente por sus Emblemes [Emblemas] (1635), el más notable libro de emblemas en inglés (colecciones de dibujos simbólicos, usualmente acompañados por textos en verso y en prosa). El éxito de este libro lo llevó a escribir otro, Hieroglyphikes of the Life of Man [Jeroglíficos de la vida del hombre] (1638). Impresos en un volumen en 1639, formaron tal vez el libro de versos más popular del s. XVII. También escribió Enchiridion [El manual] (1640), un libro de aforismos de gran popularidad.

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  • Quarles,Francis — Quarles (kwärlz, kwôrlz), Francis. 1592 1644. English Metaphysical poet whose book Emblems, Divine and Moral (1635) was influential in its time. * * * …   Universalium

  • Quarles, Francis — (baptized May 8, 1592, Romford, Essex, Eng. died Sept. 8, 1644, London) English religious poet. Quarles is remembered for his Emblemes (1635), the most notable of English language emblem books (collections of symbolic pictures, usually with verse …   Universalium

  • QUARLES, FRANCIS —    religious poet, born in Essex, of good family; a member of Christ s College, Cambridge, and Lincoln s Inn; held divers offices at the Court, in the city, and the Church; was a bigoted Royalist and Churchman, a voluminous author, both in prose… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Quarles, Francis — (1592 1644)    Poet, b. at the manor house of Stewards near Romford, was at Camb., and studied law at Lincoln s Inn. Thereafter he went to the Continent, and at Heidelberg acted as cup bearer to Elizabeth of Bohemia, dau. of James I. He next… …   Short biographical dictionary of English literature

  • Quarles, Francis and John — (1592 1665)    • Francis, the father, 1592 1644    Born near Romford, Essex, he graduated B.A. from Christ s College, Cambridge, in 1608, then studied law in London. In 1613 he was cup bearer to Princess Elizabeth on her marriage to the Frederick …   British and Irish poets

  • Francis Quarles — (* 8. Mai 1592 in Romford, England; † 8. September 1644 in London) war ein englischer Dichter und Emblematiker. Leben Quarles wurde am 8. Mai 1592 als e …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Francis — Francis. Asteroide nº. 2050 de la serie (1974 KA), descubierto el 28 de mayo de 1974 por Eleanor Francis Helin desde Monte Palomar. La descubridora lo nombró en honor de sus padres Fred y Kay Francis. Lista de asteroides * * * Francis, turbina *… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Francis — /fran sis/, n. a male given name: from an Old French word meaning Frenchman. * * * (as used in expressions) Abbott George Francis Adams Charles Francis Bacon Francis Viscount St. Albans Bacon Francis Bayard Thomas Francis Beaumont Francis Bebey… …   Universalium

  • Francis Quarles — (1592 September 8, 1644), English poet, was born at Romford, London Borough of Havering, and baptized there on May 8 1592.Francis traced his ancestry to a family settled in England before the Norman Conquest with a long history in royal service.… …   Wikipedia

  • Quarles — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Donald A. Quarles (1894–1959), US amerikanischer Politiker Francis Quarles (1592–1644), englischer Dichter James Minor Quarles (1823–1901), US amerikanischer Politiker Joseph V. Quarles (1843–1911), US… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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