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The Collected Works of Mary Sidney Herbert-Countess of Pembroke: Volume II: The Psalmes of David
     

The Collected Works of Mary Sidney Herbert-Countess of Pembroke: Volume II: The Psalmes of David

by Mary Sidney Herbert, Margaret P. Hannay, Noel J. Kinnamon, Michael G. Brennan
 

ISBN-10: 0198184573

ISBN-13: 9780198184577

Pub. Date: 03/28/1998

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Mary Sidney Herbert, Countess of Pembroke and sister to Sir Philip Sidney, is the most important woman writer of the Elizabethan era outside the royal family. This scholarly edition in two volumes is the first to include all her extant works: Volume I prints her three original poems, the disputed "Dolefull Lay of Clorinda," her translations from

Overview

Mary Sidney Herbert, Countess of Pembroke and sister to Sir Philip Sidney, is the most important woman writer of the Elizabethan era outside the royal family. This scholarly edition in two volumes is the first to include all her extant works: Volume I prints her three original poems, the disputed "Dolefull Lay of Clorinda," her translations from Petrarch, Mornay, and Garnier, and all her known letters. Volume II contains her metrical paraphrases of Psalms 44-150. The edition also provides a biographical introduction, discussion of her sources and methods of composition, textual annotation, and a detailed commentary.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198184577
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
03/28/1998
Series:
Oxford English Texts Series
Pages:
528
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

CONTENTS of Volume II:
References and Abbreviations
THE TEXTS
The Psalmes of David
Literary Context
Copytext: Penshurst MS
Variant Psalmes
Manuscrips of the Psalmes
Relationship of the Texts of the Psalmes
Major Revisions of Psalms 1-43
Commentary

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