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  1. says:

    This contains almost the whole of George Puttenham's 'The Art of English Poesy' which is difficult to get hold of at a reasonable price but the collection as a whole is both stimulating and well put together Sidney's 'Defence' is also here in its entirety and while it's also available in the Oxford Sidney The Major Works it takes on added nuances when placed against the other writings on writing in this volumeAlexander

  2. says:

    The star of this book is Sidney's A Defence of Poetry All around it areThe Art of English Poesy By George Puttenham 1589A Defence of Rhyme By Samuel Daniel 1589And Selected Passages fromCertain Notes of Instruction 1575 By George GascoigneThe

  3. says:

    This collection is a wonderful beginning to the study of the art of literature Whereas I skipped over George Puttenham and Samuel Daniel and the notes on rhetoric and English versification I enjoyed what was said by the authors about the importance of poesy in the face of opposition It is interesting to see how poets were

  4. says:

    20102017—This edition is remarkably well annotated; the footnotes glossing foreign idioms and explaining diffi

  5. says:

    I read this as part of my 3rd Year English Degree I found it really hard to comprehend at first It was only about halfway through that I started to understand his arguments and appreciate his uizzical and almost conversat

  6. says:

    I only read this as part of a widwer exploration into the 'Olde song of Percy and Duglas' but I would like to revisit Sidney's discussion of t

  7. says:

    This is a lovely collection with useful notes and a brilliant introduction Surprisingly readable

  8. says:

    A defence of the role of literature in society

  9. says:

    I love this exploration and celebration of the writing fiction and the English language

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Versification and praises the English literary tradition Along with pieces by such writers as Sir John Harrington Francis Bacon and Ben Jonson these works reveal the emergence of key critical ideas and approaches and celebrate the possibilities of the English langua. A defence of the role of literature in society

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Out of the intellectual ferment of the English Renaissance came a number of outstanding critical works that sought to define and defend the role of literature in society and to comment on the craft of writing Foremost among these is Sir Philip Sidney's The Defence of. This collection is a wonderful beginning to the study of the art of literature Whereas I skipped over George Puttenham and Samuel Daniel and the notes on rhetoric and English versification I enjoyed what was said by the authors about the importance of poesy in the face of opposition It is interesting to see how poets were criticized back in the Sixteenth Century as much as they are today But here we get the wise words of learned writers in defense of their craft I especially appreciate what was brought out by Sir Phillip Sydney that poesy is an art that is meant to not only teach and move to a truth but teach and move to the most high and excellent truth As a Christian he had an understanding of the connection between God s moral law and the art of stories He also gives praise to the heroical which is not only a kind but the best and most accomplished kind of poetry For as the image of each action stirreth and instructeth the mind so the lofty image of such worthies most inflameth the mind with desire to be worthy and informs with counsel how to be worthy Sir John Harington likewise explains how poesy s sole purpose is for instruction and pleasure These are the most important things to take away from this collection of essays and I will remember them in my own reading writing and literary criticism

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Poesy an elouent argument for fiction as a means of inspiring its readers to virtuous action George Puttenhams The Art of English Poesy is an entertaining examination of poetry verse form and rhetoric while Samuel Daniels A Defence of Rhyme considers the practice of. I read this as part of my 3rd Year English Degree I found it really hard to comprehend at first It was only about halfway through that I started to understand his arguments and appreciate his uizzical and almost conversational writing style It gave a really good insight into ideas on Poetry in renaissance England Not my usual cup of tea but certainly not as bad as expected