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This fully-annotated anthology of sixteenth-century English verse features generous selections from the canonical poets, alongside judicious selections from lesser-known authors. * Includes complete works or substantial extracts of longer poems wherever possible, including Book III of the 'Faerie Queene' and the whole of 'Astrophil and Stella'. * Covers a range of genres, including the love lyric, mythological narrative, sacred poetry and political poetry. * Encourages readers to discover unusual and interesting connections and contrasts between poems and poets. * Detailed annotations facilitate close reading of the poems.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781405101165
ISBN-10: 1405101164
Format: Paperback
(253mm x 179mm x 33mm)
Pages: 608
Imprint: Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 3-Nov-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Gordon Braden

Gordon Braden is Professor of English at the University of Virginia. His previous publications include The Classics and English Renaissance Poetry (1978), Renaissance Tragedy and the Senecan Tradition (1985), The Idea of the Renaissance (1989), and Petrarchan Love and the Continental Renaissance (1999).

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Hardback, November 2004