Since publication in 1979 Isabel Rivers' sourcebook has established itself as the essential guide to English Renaissance poetry. It: provides an account of the main classical and Christian ideas, outlining their meaning, their origins and their transmission to the Renaissance; illustrates the ways in which Renaissance poetry drew on classical and Christian ideas; contains extracts from key classical and Christian texts and relates these to the extracts of the English poems which draw on them; includes suggestions for further reading, and an invaluable bibliographical appendix.A Studenta#39;s Guide Isabel Rivers. L.D.Reynolds and N.G.Wilson, Scribes and Scholars: A Guide to the Transmission of Greek and Latin Literature (3rd edn, Oxford, 1991) E.H.Wilkins, rev. ... Italian poet, in the service of the court of Ferrara.
|Title||:||Classical and Christian Ideas in English Renaissance Poetry|
|Publisher||:||Psychology Press - 1994|