English Renaissance poetry: a collection of shorter poems from Skelton to Jonson

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John Edward Williams
University of Arkansas Press, Apr 1, 1990 - Literary Criticism - 416 pages
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Including authoritative texts of poems by twenty-three major and minor poets -- from John Donne, Edmund Spenser, William Shakespeare, and Ben Jonson to George Gasciogne and Fulke Greville -- and Williams' critical preface, English Renaissance Poetry remains an invaluable introductory anthology of short poems from our first modem poetry.

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My then thesis advisor taught this class. High expectations. He had done his reading at Oxford when the 16th & 17th century compilations were being worked on, was a friend of Robert Pinsky and a ... Read full review


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John Williams lives and works in his hometown of Cardiff. He is the author of four previous books, most recently "Five Pubs, Two Bars and a Nightclub,"

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