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Renaissance literature : an anthology of poetry and prose

Author: John C Hunter
Publisher: Chichester ; Malden (Mass.) : Wiley-Blackwell, 2010.
Series: Blackwell anthologies.
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Reflects developments in critical and cultural theory and in the latest Renaissance scholarship Now includes a thematic table of contents and timeline, and a substantially expanded introduction  Read more...


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Genre/Form: [Anthologies]
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John C Hunter
ISBN: 9781405150422 1405150424 9781405150477 1405150475
OCLC Number: 758849375
Description: 1 vol. (xxxii-1086 p.) : ill., carte, couv. ill. en coul. ; 25 cm.
Contents: List of Illustrations Alphabetical List of Authors Preface: Representing the Renaissance in the Twenty-First Century Acknowledgments Timeline: The Tudor and Stuart Monarchs, 1509-1642 Introduction: Renaissance English History and Literature John Skelton (1460?-1529) Philip Sparrow [Part I] Sir Thomas More (1477/8-1535) [From] The History of King Richard the Third (ca. 1513-18) [From] A Dialogue Concerning Heresies (1529) Letter from Margaret Roper to Alice Alington, August 1534 Sir Thomas Elyot (ca. 1490-1546) [From] The Book Named the Governor [From] The First Book of The Castell of Health William Tyndale (1494-1536) [From] The Obedience of a Christian Man (1528) [From] Tyndale's Translation of the Pentateuch (1530) [From] Tyndale's Translation of the New Testament (1534) Mark 4:1-34 [the Parable of the Sower and the Seed] The Gospel of Saint John, Chapter 1 [Tyndale's Translation of Luther's] A Prologue to the Epistle of Paul to the Romans Sir Thomas Wyatt (ca. 1503-1542) [From] Certain Psalms (published 1549) [Prologue] Psalm 51. Miserere mei domine Poems Attributed to Wyatt in the Egerton Manuscript and in Tottel's Miscellany [The Long Love] [Whoso List to Hunt] [The Pillar Perished] [Farewell, Love] [Sometime I Fled the Fire] [ Tagus , Farewell] [Sighs Are My Food] [Lucks, My Fair Falcon] [In Court to Serve] [They Flee from Me] [Madam, Withouten Many Words] [And Wilt Thou Leave Me Thus?] [My Lute, Awake!] [Mine Own John Poyntz] Broadside Ballads (ca. 1535 onwards) A Ballad of Luther, the Pope, a Cardinal, and a Husbandman (ca. 1535) London's Lottery (1612) The Silver Age; or, the World Turn'd Backward (1621) Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey (1517-1547) (os) [Translations from the Aeneid ] [From] Book II [The Death of Creusa] [From] Book IV [The Suicide of Dido] Psalm 55 [When Ragyng Love] [The Soote Season] [Set Me Wheras the Sonne] [Love That Doth Raine] [The Sonne Hath Twyse Brought Forthe] [London, Hast Thow Accused Me] [W. Resteth Here] John Foxe (1517-1587) [From] Acts and Monuments of These Latter and Perilous Days Story and Martyrdom of Anne Askew Richard Mulcaster (1530?-1611) [From] Positions (1581) [From] The First Part of the Elementarie (1582) Queen Elizabeth I (1533-1603) [Written on a Window Frame at Woodstock] ['Twas Christ the Word] [The Doubt of Future Foes] On Monsieur's Departure [When I Was Fair and Young] Verse Exchange Between Queen Elizabeth and Sir Walter Raleigh [Raleigh to Elizabeth] [Elizabeth to Raleigh] [Song on the Armada Victory, December 1588] Letter from Princess Elizabeth to Queen Mary, August 2, 1556 Queen Elizabeth's Speech at the Closing of Parliament, March 29, 1585 George Gascoigne (ca. 1534-1577) [From] A Hundreth Sundrie Flowres (1573) Gascoigne's Woodmanship Gascoigne's Goodnight Certain Sermons or Homilies (1547, 1563) A Fruitful Exhortation to the Reading and Knowledge of Holy Scripture (1547) An Homily of the Misery of All Mankind, and of His Condemnation to Death Everlasting, by His Own Sin (1547) An Homily of the State of Matrimony (1563) The Book of Common Prayer (1549, 1552, and 1559) (os) The Preface (1559) Of Ceremonies, Why Some be Abolished, and Some retayned (1559) [From] The Litany (1552) [From] The order of the ministracion of the lordes supper or holy Communion (1552) Edmund Spenser (1552-1599) (os) [From] The Shepheardes Calender Aprill [From] Amoretti Epithalamion [From] The Faerie Queene A Letter of the Authors expounding his whole intention ... to Raleigh Book II, cantos 1, 7, 9-10, 12 Two Cantos of Mutabilitie [From] A View of the State of Ireland Anonymous Carols [Sing We With Mirth] [By Reason of Two] [Of All Creatures Women Be Best] Richard Hakluyt (ca. 1552-1616) (os) [From] The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques, and Discoveries of the English Nation The third troublesome voyage made ... by M. John Hawkins [From] A true discourse of the three Voyages of discoverie ... The woorthy enterprise of John Foxe ... The answere of her Maiestie to the aforesaid Letters of the Great Turke ... John Lyly (ca. 1553-1606) [From] Euphues: The Anatomy of Wit John Florio (1553?-1625) [From] The Essayes of Michael Lord of Montaigne To the courteous Reader Of the Cannibals Sir Walter Raleigh (ca. 1553-1618) Like to a Hermit Poor The Nymph's Reply to the Shepherd The Lie A Farewell to False Love [Even Such is Time] The 21st (and last) Book of the Ocean to Cynthia Sir Philip Sidney (1554-1586) The Defense of Poesy [From] Astrophil and Stella Miscellaneous Poetry Poems from The Countess of Pembroke's Arcadia [As I my little flock on Ister bank] [Ye goat-herd gods] Sonnets [Thou blind man's mark] [Leave me, O love] [From] The Psalms of David Psalm 22 Psalm 23 Psalm 30 Thomas Hariot (1560-1621) and John White (1540?-1590) [From] A briefe and true report of the new found Land of Virginia of the commodities and of the nature and manners of the natural inhabitants (1590) To the Adventurers, Favourers, and Well-Willers of the Enterprise for the Inhabiting and Planting in Virginia The third and last part ... with a description of the nature and manners of the people of the country Sir Francis Bacon (1561-1626) [From] The Advancement of Learning (1605) [From] Essays or Counsels, Civil and Moral (1625) Of Truth Of Simulation and Dissimulation Of Innovations Of Plantations Of Nature in Men Of Studies Of Vicissitude of Things New Atlantis (published 1627) Robert Southwell (1561-1595) The Burning Babe Decease Release Man's Civil War Look Home Mary Sidney Herbert, Countess of Pembroke (1561-1621) (os) To the Angell Spirit of the Most Excellent Sir Philip Sidney [From] The Psalms of Sir Philip Sidney and the Countess of Pembroke Psalm 44 Deus , auribus Psalm 59 Eripe me de inimicis Psalm 138 Confitebor tibi Psalm 139 Domine, probasti A Mirror for Magistrates (1563, 1587 editions) (os) [From] A Mirror for Magistrates The Induction Cardinal Wolsey Christopher Marlowe (1564-1593) (os) Hero and Leander [From] All Ovid's Elegies Book One, Elegia 1 Book One, Elegia 5 Book Three, Elegia 7 Book Three, Elegia 11 The Passionate Shepherd to his Love William Shakespeare (1564-1616) The Rape of Lucrece [From] Sonnets Thomas Campion (1567-1620) (os) [From] A Booke of Ayres (1601) To the Reader I-II VI X XII XV XXI [Female Persona Lyrics] 2: IX 2: XV 4: XVIII Thomas Nashe (1567-1601) The Choice of Valentines [From] Pierce Penniless His Supplication to the Devil (1592) Amilia Lanyer (1569-1645) (os) Salve Deus Rex Judoorum Ben Jonson (1572-1637) [From] Epigrams (1616) xi. On Something that Walks Somewhere xiv. To William Camden xxii. On My First Daughter xxiii. To John Donne xlv. On My First Son lii. To Censorious Courtling lxii. To Fine Lady Would-Be lxxvi. On Lucy, Countess of Bedford lxxxiii. To a Friend lxxxix. To Edward Alleyn ci. Inviting a Friend to Supper cii. To William, Earl of Pembroke cv. To Mary, Lady Wroth cx. To Clement Edmonds, On His Caesar's Commentaries Observed and Translated cxviii. On Gut cxxxiv. On the Famous Voyage [From] The Forest (1616) i. Why I Write Not of Love ii. To Penshurst v. Song: To Celia ix. Song: To Celia xv. To Heaven [From] Underwoods (1640) 2. A Celebration of Charis in Ten Lyric Pieces His Excuse for loving Her Triumph His discourse with Cupid 9. My Picture Left in Scotland 23. An Ode. To Himself 29. A Fit of Rhyme Against Rhyme 47. An Epistle Answering to One that Asked to be Sealed of the Tribe of Ben 70. To the Immortal Memory and Friendship of that Noble Pair, Sir Lucius Cary and Sir H. Morison Miscellaneous Poems To the Memory of My Beloved, the Author Mr. William Shakespeare: And What He Hath Left Us John Donne (1572-1631) [From] Songs and Sonnets The Anniversary The Apparition The Bait The Canonization The Ecstasy A Fever The Flea The Funeral The Indifferent A Nocturnal upon St. Lucy's Day, Being the Shortest Day The Relic Song The Sun Rising A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning Elegies Elegy 8. To His Mistress Going to Bed Elegy 9. Change The First Anniversary: An Anatomy of the World Religious Poems Holy Sonnets : 6-7, 10 Good Friday, 1613. Riding Westward [From] Paradoxes, Problems, Essays, Characters (published 1652) A Defence of Women's Inconstancy That Nature is our Worst Guide Why Puritans make long Sermons? [From] Devotions Upon Emergent Occasions (1624) XVII. Nunc Lento Sonitu Dicunt, Morieris John Marston (1576-1634) [From] Metamorphosis of Pygmalion's Image, and Certaine Satyres (1598) Satire II Martha Moulsworth (1577-?) (os) November the 10 th 1632, The Memorandum of Martha Moulsworth Widdowe Elizabeth (Tanfield) Cary, Lady Falkland (1585-1639) [From] The Tragedy of Mariam, the Fair Queen of Jewry The Argument Actus Primus. Scena Prima Myles Smith (d. 1624) The Translators to the Reader - the Preface to the Authorized Version (King James Bible) (1611) Lady Mary ( Sidney ) Wroth (1586?-1651?) [From] Pamphilia to Amphilanthus [From] The Countess of Montgomery's Urania George Wither (1588-1667) [From] A Collection of Emblemes Ancient and Moderne George Herbert (1593-1633) [From] The Temple The Altar The Agonie Sepulchre Easter Easter Wings Sinne Prayer (I) Love I Jordan (I) Employment (I) The H. Scriptures I Church Monuments The Windows The Quiddity Denial Vertue The Pearl. Matth . 13. 45 Life Jordan (II) The British Church The Quip Paradise The Collar The Pulley The Sonne Discipline Death Rachel Speght (1597-?) (os) A Mouzell for Melastomus Gazetteer of Classical and Early Modern Names and Places Bibliography Index of Titles Introductions, and Notes
Series Title: Blackwell anthologies.
Responsibility: edited by John C. Hunter.


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