English Poetry of the Sixteenth Century

The book offers more than the wealth of literature discussed: it is a pioneering work in its own right, bringing the insights of contemporary literary and cultural theory to an overview of the period.

English Poetry of the Sixteenth Century

Explores the poetry of the Renaissance, from Dunbar in the late fifteeth century to the Songs and Sonnets of John Donne in the early seventeenth. The book offers more than the wealth of literature discussed: it is a pioneering work in its own right, bringing the insights of contemporary literary and cultural theory to an overview of the period.

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English Poetry of the Sixteenth Century
Language: en
Pages: 315
Authors: Gary Fredric Waller
Categories: England
Type: BOOK - Published: 1986 - Publisher: London ; New York : Longman

Explores the poetry of the Renaissance, from Dunbar in the late fifteeth century to the Songs and Sonnets of John Donne in the early seventeenth. The book offers more than the wealth of literature discussed: it is a pioneering work in its own right, bringing the insights of contemporary literary
English Poetry in the Sixteenth Century
Language: en
Pages: 184
Authors: Maurice Evans
Categories: England
Type: BOOK - Published: 1967 - Publisher:

Explores the poetry of the Renaissance, from Dunbar in the late fifteeth century to the Songs and Sonnets of John Donne in the early seventeenth. The book offers more than the wealth of literature discussed: it is a pioneering work in its own right, bringing the insights of contemporary literary
The New Oxford Book of Sixteenth Century Verse
Language: en
Pages: 769
Authors: Emrys Jones
Categories: Literary Collections
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009 - Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

The sixteenth century has long been acknowledged the 'Golden Age' of English verse - with such names as Shakespeare, Donne, and Spenser to its credit it could hardly be otherwise. Yet this anthology, which includes both undisputed masterpieces and achievements in hitherto neglected fields, is the first to reveal the
Sixteenth-Century Poetry
Language: en
Pages: 608
Authors: Gordon Braden
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-04-15 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

This fully-annotated anthology of sixteenth-century English verse features generous selections from the canonical poets, alongside judicious selections from lesser-known authors. Includes complete works or substantial extracts of longer poems wherever possible, including Book III of the ‘Faerie Queene’ and the whole of ‘Astrophil and Stella’. Covers a range of genres,
The Anchor Book of Sixteenth Century Verse
Language: en
Pages: 648
Authors: Richard D. Sylvester
Categories: Poetry
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-06-05 - Publisher: Anchor

This comprehensive anthology contains selections from the work of twenty-five poets of the sixteenth century. Employing the original, rather than normalized, texts, the volume includes complete, non-excerpted poems by John Skelton, Philip Sidney and others. The selections - which include such works as 'The Steele Glass'. Richard S. Sylvester examines