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Reading Sixteenth-Century Poetry free pdf Reading Sixteenth-Century Poetry combines close readings ofindividual poems with a critical consideration of the historicalcontext in which they were written. Informative and original, thisbook has been carefully designed to enable readers to understand,enjoy, and be inspired by sixteenth-century poetry. * Close reading of a wide variety of sixteenth-century poems,canonical and non-canonical, by men and by women, from print andmanuscript culture, across the major literary modes and genres * Poems read within their historical context, with reference tofive major cultural revolutions: Renaissance humanism, theReformation, the modern nation-state, companionate marriage, andthe scientific revolution * Offers in-depth discussion of Skelton, Wyatt, Surrey, IsabellaWhitney, Gascoigne, Philip Sidney, Spenser, Marlowe, Mary SidneyHerbert, Donne, and Shakespeare * Presents a separate study of all five of Shakespeare smajor poems - Venus and Adonis, The Rape of Lucrece,'The Phoenix and Turtle,' the Sonnets, and A Lover'sComplaint- in the context of his dramatic career * Discusses major works of literary criticism by Plato,Aristotle, Horace, Longinus, Philip Sidney, George Puttenham, PercyBysshe Shelley, Seamus Heaney, Adrienne Rich, and HelenVendler

About Patrick Cheney

Patrick Cheney is Distinguished Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Penn State University. He is the author of books on Shakespeare, Marlowe, and Spenser, most recently Shakespeare s Literary Authorship (2008) and Marlowe s Republican Authorship: Lucan, Liberty, and the Sublime (2009). He has also edited Cambridge Companions to Marlowe and Shakespeare s Poetry, co-edited Oxford Companions to early modern English poetry and drama, and co-edited an Oxford edition of Marlowe s poems. Currently, he serves as a General Editor of The Oxford Edition of the Collected Works of Edmund Spenser.

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Author : Patrick Cheney
Publisher : Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley
Data Published : 15 April 2011
ISBN : 1405169540
EAN : 9781405169547
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 352 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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