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The Penguin Book of Renaissance Verse: 1509-1659

by H R Woudhuysen (Editor), David Norbrook (Introduction)

Other authors: Anne Askew (Contributor), Alexander Barclay (Contributor), Barnabe Barnes (Contributor), Richard Barnfield (Contributor), William Birch (Contributor)98 more, Mark Alexander Boyd (Contributor), Alexander Brome (Contributor), William Browne (Contributor), George Buchanan (Contributor), Thomas Campion (Contributor), Thomas Carew (Contributor), Margaret Cavendish (Contributor), George Chapman (Contributor), Laurence Clarkson (Contributor), John Cleveland (Contributor), An Collins (Contributor), Henry Constable (Contributor), Richard Corbett (Contributor), Abraham Cowley (Contributor), Richard Crashaw (Contributor), Robert Crowley (Contributor), Samuel Daniel (Contributor), William Davenant (Contributor), John Davies (Contributor), Edward De Vere (Contributor), Thomas Dekker (Contributor), Thomas Deloney (Contributor), John Denham (Contributor), Robert Earl of Essex Devereux (Contributor), John Donne (Contributor), John Dowland (Contributor), Anne Dowriche (Contributor), Michael Drayton (Contributor), William Drummond (Contributor), Eochaidh Ó hÉoghusa (Contributor), Richard Fanshawe (Contributor), Giles Fletcher (Contributor), Phineas Fletcher (Contributor), George Gascoigne (Contributor), Sidney Godolphin (Contributor), Barnabe Googe (Contributor), Arthur Gorges (Contributor), Robert Greene (Contributor), Fulke Greville (Contributor), Nicholas Grimald (Contributor), Everard Guilpin (Contributor), Joseph Hall (Contributor), John Harington (Contributor), James Harrington (Contributor), Edward Herbert (Contributor), George Herbert (Contributor), Robert Herrick (Contributor), John Heywood (Contributor), Henry Howard (Contributor), Alexander Hume (Contributor), Ben Jonson (Contributor), Henry King (Contributor), Aemilia Lanyer (Contributor), David Lindsay (Contributor), Morgan Llwyd (Contributor), Thomas Lodge (Contributor), Richard Lovelace (Contributor), Christopher Marlowe (Contributor), John Marston (Contributor), Andrew Marvell (Contributor), John Milton (Contributor), Alexander Montgomerie (Contributor), Thomas More (Contributor), Sir William Mure (Contributor), Thomas Nashe (Contributor), Martin Parker (Contributor), George Peele (Contributor), Katherine Philips (Contributor), Siôn Phylip (Contributor), George Puttenham (Contributor), Francis Quarles (Contributor), Queen Elizabeth I (Contributor), Walter Ralegh (Contributor), Thomas Ravenscroft (Contributor), Alexander Scott (Contributor), William Shakespeare (Contributor), Luke Shepherd (Contributor), James Shirley (Contributor), Mary Sidney (Contributor), Philip Sidney (Contributor), Robert Sidney (Contributor), John Skelton (Contributor), Robert Southwell (Contributor), Edmund Spenser (Contributor), John Suckling (Contributor), John Taylor (Contributor), Chidiock Tichborne (Contributor), Anna Trapnel (Contributor), George Turberville (Contributor), W. Turner (Contributor), Henry Vaughan (Contributor), Edmund Waller (Contributor), Isabella Whitney (Contributor), Robert Wild (Contributor), George Wither (Contributor), Henry Wotton (Contributor), Mary Wroth (Contributor), Thomas Wyatt (Contributor)

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The era between the accession of Henry VIII and the crisis of the English republic in 1659 formed one of the most fertile epochs in world literature. This anthology offers a broad selection of its poetry, and includes a wide range of works by the great poets of the age - notably Sir Philip Sidney, Edmund Sepnser, John Donne, William Shakespeare and John Milton. Poems by less well-known writers also feature prominently - among them significant female poets such as Lady Mary Wroth and Katherine Philips. Compelling and exhilarating, this landmark collection illuminates a time of astonishing innovation, imagination and diversity.… (more)
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The era between the accession of Henry VIII and the crisis of the English republic in 1659 formed one of the most fertile epochs in world literature. This anthology offers a broad selection of its poetry, and includes a wide range of works by the great poets of the age - notably Sir Philip Sidney, Edmund Sepnser, John Donne, William Shakespeare and John Milton. Poems by less well-known writers also feature prominently - among them significant female poets such as Lady Mary Wroth and Katherine Philips. Compelling and exhilarating, this landmark collection illuminates a time of astonishing innovation, imagination and diversity.

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