The Countesse of Pembrokes Arcadia: Volume 4: Being the Original Version by Philip SidneyThe Countesse of Pembrokes Arcadia: Volume 4: Being the Original Version by Philip Sidney

The Countesse of Pembrokes Arcadia: Volume 4: Being the Original Version

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 4: Being the Original VersionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:416 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.94 inPublished:March 29, 2012Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0521158354

ISBN - 13:9780521158350

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Table of Contents

The Countesse of Pembrooke's Arcadia: 1. The first book; 2. The second book; 3. The third book; 4. The fourth book; 5. The fifth book; List of errors in the MS, which have been corrected; Notes; A table showing the relation between the 'old Arcadia' and the 1590-3 Arcadia; Index of first lines of poems.