Sixteenth-Century Poetry: An Annotated Anthology
ISBN/ASIN: 9781405101158,9780470996317 | 2004 | English | pdf | 602/602 pages | 3.82 Mb
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.Content: