Sixteenth-Century Poetry: An Annotated Anthology

Gordon Braden
Wiley, 2005 M01 14 - 604 páginas
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, including the love lyric, mythological narrative, sacred poetry and political poetry.

  • Encourages readers to discover unusual and interesting connections and contrasts between poems and poets.

  • Detailed annotations facilitate close reading of the poems.

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This is one of my favorite literature anthologies -- and as a former literary studies major, I've been through many. First off, I really enjoyed the reading selections. As noted by its title, this ... Leer comentario completo

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Gordon Braden is Professor of English at the University of Virginia. His previous publications include The Classics and English Renaissance Poetry (1978), Renaissance Tragedy and the Senecan Tradition (1985), The Idea of the Renaissance (1989), and Petrarchan Love and the Continental Renaissance (1999).

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