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The Shepheardes Calender. An Introduction

By: Johnson, Lynn

Price: $15.00

Publisher: University Park, Pennsylvan, Pennsylvania State Univ Pre: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID2082

ISBN: 0271006994


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ has some light edgewear & is now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Black & white illustrations. 227pages The Shepheardes Calender was published in 1579 and is the poem that launched Elizabethan poet, Edmund Spenser's career and changed the direction of English poetry. Drawing on a wide range of primary sources, the author places the poem in its literary, social, political and cultural context. She pays particular attention to the emergence of the myth of Queen Elizabeth and England and the... View more info

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Professing Poetry

By: WAIN, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID5684

ISBN: 0333226410


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Previous owner has reinforced edges of DJ corners and folds with sticky tape. [x] 396pages. Built around the the first nine lectures given by John Wain as Professor of Poetry at Oxford. View more info

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Toil & Spin Two Directions in Modern Poetry

By: Wallace-Crabbe, Chris

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Hutchinson: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID10290

ISBN: 0091371007


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. 151pages. Looks at the work of various 20th century poets - Australian, British and American. View more info