The Poems

The Poems : Venus and Adonis, The Rape of Lucrece, The Phoenix and the Turtle, The Passionate Pilgrim, A Lover's Complaint

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This second edition of Shakespeare's narrative poems contains an introductory section on recent critical interpretations. Fully annotated and introduced, it includes all the poems which can be confidently assigned to Shakespeare, excluding the Sonnets: Venus and Adonis, The Rape of Lucrece, The Phoenix and the Turtle, The Passionate Pilgrim and A Lover's Complaint. An updated reading list completes the edition.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 326 pages
  • 124 x 140 x 10mm | 81.65g
  • CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 5 b/w illus.
  • 0521671620
  • 9780521671620
  • 364,251

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'John Roe offers without doubt the best treatment of the poems for many years ...' The Year's Work in Modern Languagesshow more

Table of contents

List of illustrations; Preface; List of abbreviations and conventions; Introduction: Venus and Adonis, The Rape of Lucrece, The Phoenix and the Turtle, The Passionate Pilgrim, A Lover's Complaint; Note on the text; Recent critical interpretations; Principles of collation; Venus and Adonis; The Rape of Lucrece; The Phoenix and the Turtle; The Passionate Pilgrim; A Lover's Complaint; Supplementary notes; Textual analysis; Reading list.show more

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