The Countess of Pembroke's Arcadia: (The Old Arcadia)

The Countess of Pembroke's Arcadia: (The Old Arcadia)

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by Philip Sidney, Katherine Duncan-Jones
     
 

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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.

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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.

About the Series: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the broadest spectrum of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, voluminous notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.

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ISBN-13:
9780199549849
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
09/01/2008
Series:
Oxford World's Classics Series
Pages:
432
Sales rank:
730,416
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.90(d)

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