Katherine Philips: friendship, poetry and neo-platonic thought in seventeenth century England

Mark Llewellyn

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In the following essay, Llewellyn argues that Philips's friendship poetry is closely tied to a male tradition stemming from Plato, and, further, that it is engaged in contemporary philosophical debates about politics, philosophy, and religion.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)441-468
Number of pages27
JournalPhilological Quarterly
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2002


  • katherine philips
  • friendship
  • poetry
  • neo-platonic thought
  • seventeenth century
  • britain

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