Some of the most important authors in British poetry left their mark onliterature before 1600, including Geoffrey Chaucer, Edmund Spenser, and, of course, William Shakespeare. qThe Facts On File Companion to British Poetry before 1600qis an encyclopedic guide to British poetry from the beginnings to theyear 1600, featuring approximately 600 entries ranging in length from300 to 2, 500 words.Such criticisms become even more pointed in light of Dowrichea#39;s opening dedication of her work to her brother, Pearse Edgecumbe, a six-term member of Parliament. This dedication includes both a letter and an ACROSTIC poem that spells out Edgecumbea#39;s name. ... Since Latin does not contain the sound combination th, early representations of Old English used the thorn to represent the sound.
|Title||:||The Facts on File Companion to British Poetry Before 1600|
|Author||:||Michelle M. Sauer|
|Publisher||:||Infobase Publishing - 2008|