Perspectives on Renaissance Poetry

Perspectives on Renaissance Poetry

by Robert C. Evans


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Introducing students to the full range of approaches to the study of Renaissance poetry that they are likely to encounter in their course of study, Perspectives on Renaissance Poetry is an authoritative and accessible guide to the verse of the Early Modern period. Each chapter covers a major figure in Early Modern poetry and explores two different poems from a full range of theoretical perspectives, including:

- Classical
- Formalist
- Psychoanalytic
- Marxist
- Structuralist
- Reader-response
- New Historicist
- Ecocritical
- Multicultural

Poets covered include: Thomas Wyatt, Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey, Anne Vaughan Lock, Sir Philip Sidney, Edmund Spenser, Christopher Marlowe, William Shakespeare, John Donne, Ben Jonson, Aemilia Lanyer, Martha Moulsworth, Lady Mary Wroth, George Herbert, Robert Herrick, Andrew Marvell, John Milton and Katherine Philips.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781472508676
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 10/22/2015
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Robert C. Evans is Professor of English at Auburban University Montgomery, USA. He is the author or editor of approximately twenty books (more than half on the 17th century) and has won a number of teaching awards.

Table of Contents

Introduction \ 1. Thomas Wyatt \ 2. Henry Howard, Earl ofSurrey \ 3. Anne Vaughan Lock \ 4. Sir Philip Sidney \ 5. Edmund Spenser \ 6. ChristopherMarlowe \ 7. William Shakespeare \ 8. John Donne \ 9. Ben Jonson \ 10. AemliaLanyer \ 11. Lady Mary Wroth \ 12. George Herbert \ 13. Robert Herrick \ 14. AndrewMarvell \ 15. John Milton \ 16. Katherine Philips \ 17. Afterword: CriticalPluralism \ Notes
Bibliography \ Index.

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