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Waudby, June.

Renaissance poetry and prose / June Waudby. - New York : Pearson Longman, 2010. - 357 p. ; 21 cm. - York notes companions .

Includes bibliographical references (p. 332-344) and index.

Introduction -- A cultural overview -- Texts, writers and contexts. The sonnet and amatory verse: Thomas Wyatt, Philip Sidney and William Shakespeare; extended commentary: Sidney, Astrophil and Stella (1598); the Renaissance Epyllion: Thomas Lodge, William Shakespeare and Christopher Marlowe; extended commentary: Shakespeare, Venus and Adonis (1593); Pastoral to epic: Edmund Spenser, Andrew Marvell and John Milton; extended commentary: Spenser, The faerie queene (1590/6); Religious verse: Anne Locke, Mary Sidney and John Donne; extended commentary: Locke, A meditation (1560); Humanist prose and rhetoric: Thomas More, Philip Sidney, Thomas Wilson and George Puttenham; extended commentary: More, Utopia (1516); Life guides, social negotiation and conduct books: Baldassare Castiglione, Thomas Hoby and William Whately; extended commentary: Castiglione, The book of the courtier -- Critical theories and debates. City, court and country; The woman debate; exploration and new worlds; religious works and controversy -- References and resources -- Timeline -- Further reading.

9781408204788 (pbk. : alk. paper)


English literature--History and criticism--Early modern, 1500-1700--Handbooks, manuals, etc.
English poetry--History and criticism--Handbooks, manuals, etc.--Early modern, 1500-1700
Literature and society--History--England--16th century.
Literature and society--History--England--17th century.
Renaissance--England.

820.9003 / W354

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