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The Penguin Book of Renaissance Verse By Edited by David Norbrook

The Penguin Book of Renaissance Verse
by Edited by David Norbrook

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The era between the accession of Henry VIII and the crisis of the English republic in 1659 formed one of the most fertile epochs in world literature. This anthology offers a selection of its poetry, and includes a range of works by the poets of the age - notably Sir Philip Sidney, Edmund Sepnser, John Donne, William Shakespeare and John Milton.
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The Penguin Book of Renaissance Verse: 1509-1659 by Edited by David Norbrook

The era between the accession of Henry VIII and the crisis of the English republic in 1659 formed one of the most fertile epochs in world literature. This anthology offers a broad selection of its poetry, and includes a wide range of works by the great poets of the age - notably Sir Philip Sidney, Edmund Sepnser, John Donne, William Shakespeare and John Milton. Poems by less well-known writers also feature prominently - among them significant female poets such as Lady Mary Wroth and Katherine Philips. Compelling and exhilarating, this landmark collection illuminates a time of astonishing innovation, imagination and diversity.

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About Edited by David Norbrook


David Norbrook is Fellow and Tutor in English at Magdalen College, Oxford and Lecturer in English at the University of Oxford. He is the author of Poetry and Politics in the English Renaissance (Routledge, 1984).

H. R. Woudhuysen is a lecturer in the Department of English at University College London. He has edited Samuel Johnson on Shakespeare for the New Penguin Shakespeare Library.

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GOR001404695
The Penguin Book of Renaissance Verse: 1509-1659 by Edited by David Norbrook
Edited by David Norbrook
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Penguin Books Ltd
1993-05-27
976
014042346X
9780140423464
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