The New Oxford Book of Sixteenth-Century Verse

Paperback | April 15, 2009

EditorEmrys Jones

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The sixteenth century has long been acknowledged the 'Golden Age' of English verse - with such names as Shakespeare, Donne, and Spenser to its credit it could hardly be otherwise. Yet this anthology, which includes both undisputed masterpieces and achievements in hitherto neglected fields, isthe first to reveal the full range and diversity of the century's poetic riches. What emerges is the most complete picture available of the poetic vitality of the sixteenth century.

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The sixteenth century has long been acknowledged the 'Golden Age' of English verse - with such names as Shakespeare, Donne, and Spenser to its credit it could hardly be otherwise. Yet this anthology, which includes both undisputed masterpieces and achievements in hitherto neglected fields, isthe first to reveal the full range and diver...

Emrys Jones, Goldsmiths' Professor of English Literature, University of Oxford; Fellow of New College.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:812 pages, 7.72 × 5.08 × 0.06 inPublished:April 15, 2009Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199561338

ISBN - 13:9780199561339

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`very difficult to fault for the selections he has made in the generous and typically English ... bouquet he offers in iThe New Oxford Book of Sixteenth-Century Verse ... /i gives us a whole new way of looking at the poetry of the period and does ample justice to the great riches of theElizabethan era'Bibliotheque D'Humanisme et Renaissance