Chapter: English Literature in the Early Seventeenth Century
The timing of this poem on my schedule was an incredible coincidence. In case you weren't aware, this is actually dangerously close to She-Jesus' real birthday, that being August 26th last year. I'd planned on celebrating the event, but I never imagined that the Norton would drop a poem about the nativity into my lap precisely on time. I'll consider it "fate" and move on.