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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


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ContributionsKatherine Duncan-Jones (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7383764M
ISBN 100192822748
ISBN 109780192822741

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A summary of a classic Sidney poem. Astrophil and Stella is one of Elizabethan poetry’s finest achievements. In sonnets and a handful of songs, Sir Philip Sidney produced the first sustained sonnet sequence in English (though not, contrary to popular belief, the very first).Son beginning ‘Who will in fairest book of nature know / How virtue may best . Who will in fairest book of nature know. The grandson of the Duke of Northumberland and heir presumptive to the earls of Leicester and Warwick, Sir Philip Sidney was not himself a nobleman. Sidney's Astrophil and Stella upholds traditional Petrarchan stock conventions through impossible hyperbolic metaphors. Like in Sonnet 7: When nature made chief work, Stella's eyes" -- This gives stella (Astrophil's object of desire) Power, due to her inaccessibility and cold interior demeanor (but an exquisite exterior as he puts it). Exaggerating her beauty to divine standards is a typical /5. Sir Philip Sidney was an English poet, courtier and soldier, and is remembered as one of the most prominent literary figures of the Elizabethan Age. Books by Philip Sidney More /5.

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The poetical and critical works of Sir Philip Sidney, including a selection of his psalms. Sir Philip Sidney: 71 "Who will in fairest book of nature know" 72 "Desire, though thou my old companion art" 74 "I never drank of Aganippe well" 83 "Good brother Philip, I have borne thee long" 84 "Highway, since you my chief Parnassus be" 87 "When I. Sidney’s best poetry, along with a helpful scholarly introduction to his life and work, can be found in Sir Philip Sidney The Major Works (Oxford World’s Classics). The author of this article, Dr Oliver Tearle, is a literary critic and lecturer in English at Loughborough University. Philip Sidney was the eldest son of Sir Henry Sidney and his wife, Lady Mary Dudley, daughter of the duke of Northumberland, and godson of King Philip II of Spain. After Elizabeth I succeeded to the throne, his father was appointed lord president of Wales (and later served three times as lord deputy of Ireland), while his uncle, Robert Dudley, was created earl of Leicester and became . Read this book on Questia. This volume of selections from the writings of Sir Philip Sidney includes the whole of his sonnet sequence Astrophil and Stella, his Defence of Poesy, his Certain Sonnets, and substantial parts of both versions of the Arcadia.A selection of letters helps to create a complete picture of Sidney the man, and a generous assemblage of supplementary texts .