The Countesse of Pembrokes Arcadia: Volume 1 by Philip SidneyThe Countesse of Pembrokes Arcadia: Volume 1 by Philip Sidney

The Countesse of Pembrokes Arcadia: Volume 1

byPhilip SidneyEditorAlbert Feuillerat

Paperback | March 29, 2012

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Feuillerat's edition of the complete works of Sir Philip Sidney in the series Cambridge English Classics has long been out of print. It has however been reissued with the omission of the poetical works. The prose works are divided among the four volumes as follows: volume 1, Arcadia, 1590; volume 2, Arcadia, 1593 and The Lady of May; volume 3, The Defences of Poesie, Political Discourses, Correspondence and Translation; volume 4, Arcadia (original version).
Sidney is perhaps the supreme example of the ideal Elizabethan gentleman, embodying those traits as soldier, scholar, and courtier that Elizabethans most admired. As the nephew of Robert Dudley, earl of Leicester (the favorite of Queen Elizabeth), and the son of a lord deputy of Ireland, his social and court connections were impeccable...
Title:The Countesse of Pembrokes Arcadia: Volume 1Format:PaperbackDimensions:584 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 1.3 inPublished:March 29, 2012Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0521158303

ISBN - 13:9780521158305

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Table of Contents

The Countesse of Pembroke's Arcadia; List of misprints in the Quarto which have been corrected; Notes; Appendix; Alphabetical table of the personages in Arcadia; Index of first lines of poems.