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Examines the literary response to Sir Philip Sidney (1554-86), author of the "Arcadia, Astrophil and Stella", and "The Defence of Poesy", and the influential writer of the Elizabethan period. This book aims to come to a better understanding of the nature of Sidney's impact on the literature of the fifty or so years after his death in 1586.
This book examines the literary response to Sir Philip Sidney, the most immediately influential writer of the Elizabethan period. It does so by looking closely at Sidney and at four writers who had an important stake in his afterlife: his sister Mary
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Produktbeschreibung
Examines the literary response to Sir Philip Sidney (1554-86), author of the "Arcadia, Astrophil and Stella", and "The Defence of Poesy", and the influential writer of the Elizabethan period. This book aims to come to a better understanding of the nature of Sidney's impact on the literature of the fifty or so years after his death in 1586.
This book examines the literary response to Sir Philip Sidney, the most immediately influential writer of the Elizabethan period. It does so by looking closely at Sidney and at four writers who had an important stake in his afterlife: his sister Mary Sidney, his brother Robert Sidney, his best friend Fulke Greville, and his niece Mary Wroth.
Autorenporträt
Gavin Alexander is a University Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of English, a Fellow of Christ's College, where he teaches English, and the Fellow Librarian of the College Library. He works on literature of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Other research interests include poetry and music, rhetoric, the history of versification, the history of literary criticism, and textual studies. In 2008 he was awarded a Pilkington Prize by the University of Cambridge for excellence in teaching, and he organised the John Milton 400th Anniversary Celebrations