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A hundreth sundrie flowres

Author: George Gascoigne; G W Pigman, III
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Readership: Scholars and students of Renaissance literature and translation and Shakespeare studies." "George Gascoigne has been called the most versatile author of the sixteenth century. His A Hundreth Sundrie Flowres, published anonymously in 1573, contains the first adaptation of a Greek tragedy in English, the finest Elizabethan novella, and the play from which Shakespeare took the subplot for The Taming of the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Kommentar
Named Person: George Gascoigne; George Gascoigne; George Gascoigne
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: George Gascoigne; G W Pigman, III
ISBN: 0198117795 9780198117797
OCLC Number: 44446341
Notes: Restores the text of the 1573 ed. of A hundreth sundrie flowres and includes the complete text of The posies.
Description: lxv, 781 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Abbreviations and Short Titles ; Sigla ; Biographical Introduction ; Textual Introduction ; A HUNDRETH SUNDRIE FLOWRES ; ADDITIONS FROM THE POSIES ; Commentary ; Contents of The Posies ; Index of First Lines ; Verse Forms ; Glossary ; Index
Responsibility: George Gascoigne ; edited with an introduction and commentary by G.W. Pigman III.
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This edition of Gascoigne's poetry collection respects the integrity of the first edition, including the two plays, "Supposes" and "Jocasta". The critical apparatus of this edition allows the reader  Read more...


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