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Renaissance poetry and prose /

by Waudby, June.
Series: York notes companions Published by : Pearson Longman, (New York :) Physical details: 357 p. ; 21 cm. ISBN: 1408204789 Subject(s): English literature %Early modern, 1500-1700 %History and criticism %Handbooks, manuals, etc. | English poetry %Early modern, 1500-1700 %History and criticism %Handbooks, manuals, etc. | Literature and society %England %History %16th century. | Literature and society %England %History %17th century. | Renaissance %England. Year: 2010
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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.

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