Sixteenth-century English poetry.

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English poetry -- Early modern, 1500
StatementEdited by Norman E. McClure.
SeriesThe Harper English literature series, Granger index reprint series.
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LC ClassificationsPR1205 .M35 1970
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Paginationx, 623 p.
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Open LibraryOL5447355M
ISBN 100836962214
LC Control Number73139767
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Originally published as ENGLISH LITERATURE IN THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY EXCLUDING DRAMA and for some inexplicable reason recently renamed, this book, Lewis's longest work, will not be found in the libraries of the causal C.

Lewis fan for the simple fact that it is a textbook and is aimed not at the general reader but instead the academic world Cited by: 2. This book consists of English poetryand if a poem was written in it's put in the Seventeenth Century book.

So several poets get split up between the volumes, and each volume on its own does a very inadequate job of representing authors who straddle the /5(4). Explores the poetry of the Renaissance, from Dunbar in the late 15th century to the Songs and Sonnets of John Donne in the early 17th.

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/5.

The largely forgotten figure of Anne Locke (c. ) wrote the first sonnet sequence in English – an important development in sixteenth-century English poetry.

As we discuss in our book about obscure and forgotten books, The Secret Library: A Book-Lovers’ Journey Through Curiosities of History, Locke was not only the first. This is a subjective, idiosyncratic, but nevertheless very engaging survey of sixteenth-century English literature (including Scotland).

Given the range of material, even at the length of this book Lewis is mostly engaging in high-level mapping, rarely delving deeply into anyone's corpus/5.

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Reading Sixteenth-Century Poetry combines close readings of individual poems with a critical consideration of the historical context in which they were written. Informative and original, this book has been carefully designed to enable readers to understand, enjoy, and.

Explores the poetry of the Renaissance, from Dunbar in the late 15th century to the Songs and Sonnets of John Donne in the early 17th. 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 by: 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. Most notably, C.

Lewis in his English Literature in the Sixteenth Century Excluding Drama () contrived an unfortunate division between what he called “drab” poetry and “Golden” poetry. Donna Landry, Professor of English at Wayne State University, is the author of The Muses of Resistance: Laboring-Class Women's Poetry Sixteenth-century English poetry.

book Britain, () and is currently co-editing, with Author: Anja Müller-Wood. 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’.4/5(1).

Focusing on the pleasures and uses of poetry, he organizes his book around a series of historical changes that can be seen in the key categories of voice, perception, world, form, and career. A helpful bibliography is appended. Lewis, C. English Literature in the Sixteenth Century, Excluding Drama.

Oxford History of English Literature. Book Description. Explores the poetry of the Renaissance, from Dunbar in the late 15th century to the Songs and Sonnets of John Donne in the early 17th. 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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Edition 2nd Edition. First Published eBook Published 15 July Pub. location : Gary F. Waller. Reading Sixteenth-Century Poetry combines close readings of individual poems with a critical consideration of the historical context in which they were written.

Informative and original, this book has been carefully designed to enable readers to understand, enjoy, and be inspired by sixteenth-century poetry. Close reading of a wide variety of sixteenth-century poems, canonical and non Author: Patrick Cheney. Overview of the events of in literature.

#N#List of years in literature. This article presents lists of literary events and publications in the 16th century. 7 In literature. modern literature. List of years in literature. Early modern by century. Mid-modern by century. 20th–21st century. Poststructuralism. Post. The long tradition of medieval poetry ends with a burst of sweetness in the religious carols.

On the threshold between old and newstands the remarkable achievement of The Nutbrown Maid, in which a theme of balladry is brought to the purpose of a conscious and fully ordered rapid improvisation of Skelton has its links both with the past and with the future. The early Tudor poets John Skelton (c–), Sir Thomas Wyatt (c–42) and Thomas Howard, Earl of Surrey (–47) span a period of dramatic historical, social and cultural n began his career in the service of Henry VII just after the Battle of Bosworth Field in and Surrey lost his head for treason days before the death of Henry VIII.

Explores the poetry of the Renaissance, from Dunbar in the late 15th century to the Songs and Sonnets of John Donne in the early 17th. 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 : Taylor And Francis.

Dr Emily Mayne is a Research Associate at the University of East Anglia. Her research interests are in classical mythology in Renaissance English writing, occasional drama and entertainments, material culture, and the poet Edmund Spenser.

She is currently completing a book on Hercules in sixteenth-century English writing. A 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’.

English Literature in the Early Seventeenth CenturyA Century of the beginning of the sixteenth century as the New Learning of the Renaissance made inroads into England, few signs were present of the enormous flowering that was soon to occur in the country's language and literature.

Source for information on English Literature in the Early Seventeenth Century: Arts and Humanities. Read "Scottish Poetry of the Sixteenth Century" by Various Authors available from Rakuten Kobo. Flodden Field, that long slope looking north-ward by the “deep and dark and sullen Till,” where on a September afternoon Brand: Library of Alexandria.

Buy a cheap copy of English Literature in the Sixteenth book by C.S. Lewis. This book is intended for students of English literature at `A level and above; general readers interested in a complete history of literature from Middle English Free shipping over $ As noted by its title, this book quite specifically deals with only 16th century poetry, so there's a more complete sense of inclusion than is found in, say, Norton's 4/5(1).

How did Latin erotic elegy influence and shape sixteenth-century English love poetry. Using an interdisciplinary approach, this book offers detailed readings of poetry with close attention to the erotic, sometimes problematically 'pornographic', 'wanton' and 'lascivious' verse that exists in both periods.

Covers some of the major poets of the sixteenth century: Petrarch, Sir Philip Sidney, Christopher Marlowe, William Shakespeare, Sir Thomas Wyatt, Henry How.Start studying English Lit Final. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.

All Old English poetry preserved in West Saxon dialect. Medieval Writing. Formal/Elevated speech, Irony, heroism, kennings. Kenning. making up terms to describe something The single most important book of the 16th century.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 full range and diversity of.