The Defence of Poesie, Political Discourses, Correspondence and Translation: Volume 3 by Philip SidneyThe Defence of Poesie, Political Discourses, Correspondence and Translation: Volume 3 by Philip Sidney

The Defence of Poesie, Political Discourses, Correspondence and Translation: Volume 3

byPhilip SidneyEditorAlbert Feuillerat

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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.)
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Title:The Defence of Poesie, Political Discourses, Correspondence and Translation: Volume 3Format:PaperbackDimensions:378 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.83 inPublished:March 29, 2012Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

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Facsimile of Sir Philip Sidney's handwriting (reproduced, by permission, from a letter in the possession of Mr Frank T. Sabin); 1. The Defence of Poesie; 2. A Discourse on Irish Affairs; 3. A Discourse of Syr Ph. S. to the Queenes Majesty; 4. Defence of the Earl of Leicester; 5. Correspondence; 6. Translation: A Woorke Concerning the Trewnesse of the Christian Religion; Appendix; Notes; A list of misprints, etc., which have been corrected; Index of names.