Squitter-wits and Muse-haters: Sidney, Spenser, Milton, and Renaissance Antipoetic Sentiment
Wayne State University Press, 1996 - English poetry - 284 pages
This study offers an approach toward Renaissance literary production, demonstrating that antipoetic sentiment, previously dismissed as an unimportant aspect of Tudor-Stuart literary culture, constituted a significant shaping presence in Sidney, Spenser and Milton.
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