Renaissance Poetry Pack

Renaissance Poetry Pack

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Penguin/Longman Combination Value Packs Each pack contains a Penguin edition and a Longman criticism. The Penguin Book of Renaissance Verse 1509-1659 Editor H. R. Woudhuysen Introduction by David Norbrook 'An anthology for our time' Lisa Jardine The years from the accession of Henry VIII in 1509 to the crisis of the English republic in 1659 were one of the most fertile periods in world literature, and this anthology offers a generous selection of its poetry. This is the first single volume to collate essays about sixteenth and seventeenth century poetry, and explore the changes that have occurred in the interpretation of English Renaissance poetry in the last twenty years. Renaissance Poetry Edited by Cristina Malcolmson Cristina Malcolmson is Associate Professor of English at Bates College, Maine, USA This is the first single volume to collate essays about sixteenth and seventeenth century poetry, and explore the changes that have occurred in the interpretation of English Renaissance poetry in the last twenty years.show more

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  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 145 x 230 x 60mm | 1,000g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • LONGMAN
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • 0582418461
  • 9780582418462

Table of contents

Critical Reader Contents General Editors Preface Acknowledgements Introduction Lyric and History Recent Historicist Approaches and Traditional Scholarship New Historicism and Cultural Materialism Feminism Psychoanalysis Race Studies Lesbian/Gay Studies Organization of the Volume Part One: The Bower of Bliss: Formalism, New Historicism, Feminism 1. Paul J. Alphers, 'Mode in Narrative Poetry' 2. Stephen J. Greenblatt, 'To Fashion a Gentleman: Spenser and the Bower of Bliss' 3. Patricia A. Parker, 'Suspended Instruments: Lyric and Power in the Bower of Bliss' Part Two: The Lyric and the Early Modern Subject 4. Nancy J. Vickers, 'Diana Described: Scattered Women and Scattered Rhyme' 5. Richard C. McCoy, 'Astrophil and Stella: "All Selfnesse He Forbeares"' 6. Margaret W. Ferguson, 'A Room Not Their Own: Renaissance Women as Readers and Writers' 7. Don E. Wayne, 'Mediation and Contestation: English Classicism from Sidney to Jonson' Part Three: Seventeenth-Century Poetry and History 8. Cristina Malcolmson, 'George Herbert and Coteries Verse' 9. Richard L. Halpern, 'Puritanism and Maenadism in A Mask' 10. David Norbrook, 'Marvell's "Horatian Ode" and the Politics of Genre' Notes on Authors Further Reading Indexshow more