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Including authoritative texts of poems by twenty-three major and minor poets—from John Donne, Edmund Spenser, William Shakespeare, and Ben Jonson to George Gasciogne and Fulke Greville—and Williams' critical preface, English Renaissance Poetry remains an invaluable introductory anthology of short poems from our first modern poetry....

Title : English Renaissance Poetry: A Collection of Shorter Poems from Skelton to Jonson
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ISBN : 9781557281159
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 416 Pages
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English Renaissance Poetry: A Collection of Shorter Poems from Skelton to Jonson Reviews

  • Gabrielle
    2019-05-09 09:29

    My then thesis advisor taught this class. High expectations. He had done his reading at Oxford when the 16th & 17th century compilations were being worked on, was a friend of Robert Pinsky and a classical pianist to boot. Equally adept at teaching 19th century literature and culture. No pressure or anything... The love he showed to poems is like nothing I have ever seen before or since. To this day gorgeous lines of poetry roam through my thoughts thanks to Henry.

  • Osman Kan
    2019-05-08 12:40

    it is so helpfull for us ..

  • Don Hackett
    2019-05-21 10:20

    This is a lovely anthology of poetry that I was little familiar with; I knew a little "They flee from me, that sometime did me seek", some of Shakespeare's sonnets, and some John Donne. I had heard some other names, but not George Gascoigne, George Turberville, or Fulke Greville. I decided to read it through, and had a lot of trouble at the beginning understanding what was said; with a lot of rereading the poems started to speak to me. This is a large and long anthology, but I ended thinking there was not a bad poem in it, and many that touched me.