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An Introduction to Shakespeare's Poems

An Introduction to Shakespeare's Poems (Hardback)

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An Introduction to Shakespeare's Poems provides a lively and informed examination of Shakespeare's non-dramatic poetry: the narrative poems Venus and Adonis and The Rape of Lucrece; the Sonnets; and various minor poems, including some only recently attributed to Shakespeare. Peter Hyland locates Shakespeare as a sceptical voice within the turbulent social context in which Elizabethan professional poets had to work, and relates his poems to the tastes, values and political pressures of his time. Hyland also explores how Shakespeare's poetry can be of interest to twenty-first century readers.

Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: generalLiterary studies: c 1500 to c 1800Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: plays & playwrightsShakespeare studies & criticismEssays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: poetry & poetsFiction & PoetryPoetryPoetry by individual poets Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan Publication Date: 30/10/2002 ISBN-13: 9780333725924  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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PETER HYLAND has taught in England, Norway, Iran, Japan and Singapore. He is Professor of English at Huron University College, Ontario, Canada, and has published numerous books and articles on early modern English theatre and literature.

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