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The Countess of Pembroke's Arcadia: (The Old Arcadia) (Oxford World's Classics)

 
 
 
 
The Countess of Pembroke's Arcadia: (The Old Arcadia) (Oxford World's Classics)
Author: Philip Sidney
ISBN 13: 9780199549849
ISBN 10: 199549842
Edition: 1
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication Date: 2008-10-15
Format: Paperback
Pages: 432
List Price: $15.95
 
 

Sidney was in his early twenties when he wrote his 'Old' Arcadia for the amusement of his younger sister, the Countess of Pembroke. A romantic story in the manner of Shakespeare's early comedies, the 'Old' Arcadia also includes over 70 poems in a variety of meters and genres. This edition contains a Glossary and an Index of First Lines.