Item description for The Poems - Arden Shakespeare: Third Series (The Arden Shakespeare) by Katherine Duncan-Jones...
In 1593 Shakespeare awoke and found himself famous. Lines from his comic, erotic, tragic poem Venus and Adonis were on everyone's lips.The appearance in 1594 of the darkly reflective and richly descriptive Rape of Lucrece confirmed his fame as 'Sweet Master Shakespeare', Elizabethan England's most brilliant non-dramatic poet. Shorter poems in this volume testify further to Shakespeare's versatility and to his poetic fame. Some, like the much-debated 'Phoenix and Turtle', pose problems of meaning; others raise questions about authorship and authenticity. Detailed annotation and a full Introduction seek to resolve such difficulties while also locating Shakespeare's poems in their literary context, which includes his own career as a playwright.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.64" Width: 5.35" Height: 1.57" Weight: 1.63 lbs.
Release Date Sep 28, 2007
ISBN 1903436869 ISBN13 9781903436868
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More About Katherine Duncan-Jones
Katherine Duncan Jones has published over forty articles on Elizabethan and Jacobean literature. Her biography Sir Philip Sidney: Courtier Poet appeared in 1991, and her edition of Shakespeare's Sonnets was published by Arden in 1997. She is a Tutorial Fellow in English at Somerville College, Oxford, and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature.
Katherine Duncan-Jones has an academic affiliation as follows - Somerville College, Oxford.
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