Selected Poems: Sidney

Selected Poems: Sidney

by Philip Sidney
     
 

This volume of selections from the writings of Sir Philip Sidney presents an unusually extensive sample of the work of this major Elizabethan writer. It includes the whole of his sonnet sequence Astrophil and Stella, his efence of Poesy, his Certain Sonnets, substantial parts of both versions of the Arcadia, a selection of letters, a generous assemblage of… See more details below

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This volume of selections from the writings of Sir Philip Sidney presents an unusually extensive sample of the work of this major Elizabethan writer. It includes the whole of his sonnet sequence Astrophil and Stella, his efence of Poesy, his Certain Sonnets, substantial parts of both versions of the Arcadia, a selection of letters, a generous assemblage of supplementary texts that illustrate his inventiveness as a royal entertainer, and a discussion of the royal cult which grew up around him after his sudden death in 1586.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780140423785
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
11/01/1994
Series:
Penguin Classics Series
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 5.00(h) x 1.00(d)

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