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Renaissance literature : an anthology

Renaissance literature : an anthology

Author: Michael Payne; John C Hunter
Publisher: Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2003.
Series: Blackwell anthologies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Responding to the broadening of the canon in recent years, this accessible anthology makes available the most important poetry and prose from the period between the accession [sic] of Henry VIII in 1509 and the English Revolution in 1640. Arranged chronologically, generous selections of familiar Renaissance figures, such as More, Wyatt, Tyndale Spenser, Sidney, Shakespeare, Bacon, and Donne, are complemented by a  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Payne; John C Hunter
ISBN: 0631198970 9780631198970 0631198989 9780631198987
OCLC Number: 50035200
Description: xxix, 1161 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction : Renaissance in cultural and critical theory --
John Skelton --
Sir Thomas More --
Sir Thomas Elyot --
King Henry VIII --
William Tyndale --
Sir Thomas Wyatt --
Poems attributed to Wyatt --
John Knox --
Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey --
John Foxe --
John Stow --
Richard Mulcaster --
Queen Elizabeth I --
George Gascoigne --
Certain sermons or homilies --
Book of common prayer --
Anonymous carols --
Edmund Spenser --
Richard Hakluyt --
John Lyly --
John Florio --
Sir Walter Raleigh --
Sir Philip Sidney --
Thomas Harriot and John White --
Sir Francis Bacon --
Robert Southwell --
Mary Sidney Herbert, Countess of Pembroke --
Robert Sidney --
Mirror for magistrates --
Christopher Marlowe --
William Shakespeare --
Thomas Campion --
Thomas Nashe --
Aemilia Lanyer --
Ben Jonson --
John Donne --
Richard Barnfield --
John Marston --
Martha Moulsworth --
Elizabeth (Tanfield) Cary, Lady Falkland --
Lady Mary (Sidney) Wroth --
George Wither --
Anonymous ballads --
George Herbert --
Izaak Walton --
Rachel Speght --
England's Helicon --
Myles Smith.
Series Title: Blackwell anthologies.
Responsibility: edited by Michael Payne and John Hunter.


Michael Payne's anthology gives extensive representation to the great classics of the Elizabethan and Jacobean periods, as traditionally defined. At the same time, responding fully to new historical  Read more...


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Arranged chronologically, these selections of prose pieces, carols, ballads, songs, and hymns contain introductory notes, suggested readings, and footnotes. Also included are bibliographical Read more...

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