Sidney's 'The Defence of Poesy' and Selected Renaissance Literary Criticism (Penguin Classics)

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Controversy raged through England during the 1570-80s as Puritans denounced all manner of games & pastimes as a danger to public morals. Writers quickly turrned their attention to their own art and the first & most influential response came with Philip Sidney's Defense. Here he set out to answer contemporary critics &, with reference to Classical models of criticism, formulated a manifesto for English literature. Also includes George Puttenham's Art of English Poesy, Samuel Daniel's Defence of Rhyme, & passages by writers such as Ben Jonson, Francis Bacon & George Gascoigne.

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Sidney's "The Defence of Poesy" and Selected Renaissance Literary Criticism Includes George Puttenham's "Art of English Poesy", Samuel Daniel's "Defense of Rhyme", and passages by writers such as Ben Jonson, Francis Bacon and George Gascoigne. Full description

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Gavin Alexander, University Assistant Lecturer in English & Fellow of Christ's College, Cambridge, has written on the Sidney family & circle, & the literary response to him.

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