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English Sixteenth-Century Verse: An Anthology

English Sixteenth-Century Verse: An Anthology
Author: N/A
ISBN 13: 9780393302066
ISBN 10: 393302067
Edition: First Thus
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Publication Date: 1984-09-01
Format: Paperback
Pages: 654
List Price: $33.75

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 Glas'. Richard S. Sylvester examines the evolution of English poetry through the century, tracing the development of the early Tudor poets through the eloquence of Surrey. English Sixteenth-century Verse provides a basic text for the poetry of the period.