English Poetry of the Sixteenth Century [NOOK Book]

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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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English Poetry of the Sixteenth Century

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Overview

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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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781317895572
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 7/15/2014
  • Series: Longman Literature In English Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 368
  • File size: 3 MB

Table of Contents

Editors' Preface
Longman Literature in English Series
Author's Preface to the Second Edition
List of Abbreviations
1 Reading the Poetry of the Sixteenth Century 1
2 Language, the Poet and the World 34
3 Erected Wit and Infected Will: Cultural Contradiction in the Lyric 70
4 A Century of Court Poets: Dunbar, Wyatt, Ralegh, Greville 103
5 The Sidneys and their Circle 135
6 Spenser and The Faerie Queene 169
7 The Poetry of Shakespeare and the Early Donne 206
8 Gendering the Muse: Women's Poetry, Gay Voices 239
9 Conclusion - Reopening the Canon 262
Chronology 272
General Bibliographies 290
Individual Authors 295
Index 314
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