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Favorite sons : the politics and poetics of the Sidney family

Author: Elizabeth Mazzola
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Favorite Sons explores Sir Philip Sidney's extraordinary poetic legacy, which is closely linked to the development of the early modern family in England, both by-products of new forms of affection and secrecy, both shaped equally by pride and projection. The reasons for such connections are writ small and large by the Sidney family of writers. If family history is driven by and experienced through the logic of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Biography
Named Person: Philip Sidney; Mary Sidney Herbert Pembroke, Countess of; Mary Wroth, Lady; Philip Sidney; Philip Sidney; Philip Sidney; Sidney family.; Sidney (Familie); Philip Sidney; Mary Herbert of Pembroke; Mary Wroth; Robert Sidney; Mary Sidney Herbert Pembroke, Countess of; Sidney family.; Philip Sidney; Mary Wroth, Lady
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Mazzola
ISBN: 1403963215 9781403963215
OCLC Number: 52040507
Description: x, 150 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: "A nobility never interrupted" --
Part I: Domestic arrangements and household privileges --
"Natural" boys and "hard" stepmothers --
Brothers' keepers and Philip's siblings --
Part II: compromising positions and rival romances --
The grammar of families in Sidney's Old Arcadia --
"more like runne-awaies, than princes" --
"Curious networks" and lost sons.
Responsibility: Elizabeth Mazzola.
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In this examination of Sir Philip Sidney, author of the famous romance, The Countess of Pembroke's Arcadia , and his family, Elizabeth Mazzola argues that families are a form of poetic projects.  Read more...

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