A History of Elizabethan Literature

A History of Elizabethan Literature

by George Saintsbury
     
 

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"[...]his poems give way to others. More than one construction might, no doubt, be placed on this curious fact; but hardly any construction can be placed on it which does not in some way connect Grimald with the publication. It may be added that, while his, Surrey's, and Wyatt's contributions are substantive and known-the numbers of separate poems contributed being

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"[...]his poems give way to others. More than one construction might, no doubt, be placed on this curious fact; but hardly any construction can be placed on it which does not in some way connect Grimald with the publication. It may be added that, while his, Surrey's, and Wyatt's contributions are substantive and known-the numbers of separate poems contributed being respectively forty for Surrey, the same for Grimald, and ninety-six for Wyatt-no less than one hundred and thirty-four poems, reckoning the contents of the first and second editions together, are attributed to "other" or "uncertain" authors. And of these, though it is pretty positively known that certain writers did contribute to the book, only four poems have been even conjecturally traced[...]".

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ISBN-13:
9781290901116
Publisher:
HardPress Publishing
Publication date:
08/01/2012
Pages:
494
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.99(d)

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