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The Elizabethan lyric. by Erskine, John

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Published by Folcroft Library Editions in [Folcroft, Pa.] .
Written in English


  • English poetry -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism.,
  • Lyric poetry -- History and criticism.

Book details:

LC ClassificationsPR539.L8 E8 1974
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 344 p.
Number of Pages344
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5048680M
ISBN 100841439443
LC Control Number74009506

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Note: Although the title states that these are Elizabethan lyrics, this book actually covers the years (Henry VIII) through (Charles I) - although approximately half This allows the reader to see the evolution of style from year to year, popular "themes", and also the way various authors wrote to play off (or make fun of) each others' works/5. Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Erskine, John, Elizabethan lyric. New York, Columbia University. Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Erskine, John, Elizabethan lyric. New York, Gordian Press, []. The Elizabethan lyric Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.).Pages:

You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at Title: Lyrics from the Song-Books of the Elizabethan Age Author: Various Editor: A. H. Bullen Release Date: November 2, [EBook #] Language: English Character set encoding: UTF-8 *** START. Lyric poetry, prose, and drama flourished in sixteenth-century England in works that blended medieval traditions with Renaissance optimism. This anthology celebrates the wit and imaginative creativity of the Elizabethan poets with a generous selection of their graceful and sophisticated verse. Audio Books & Poetry Computers, Technology and Science Music, Arts & Culture News & Public Affairs Non-English Audio Spirituality & Religion BITISM. Librivox Free Audiobook. Paulines Podcast Antioch's Podcast Nikki Speaks Open 'Til Late Melbourne Speaks Poetry Celebrating Year ONE! Full text of "A Book of Elizabethan Lyrics".   Introduction:Next to drama, lyrical poetry was the most popular, significant, and representative literary genre of the Elizabethan age. In the sixteenth century, particularly in the last two decades, there was a tremendous outburst of lyrical expression and the whole air was thick with ear-filling melodies of the songsters of the age. "England, Merry England", in.

English literature - English literature - Elizabethan poetry and prose: English poetry and prose burst into sudden glory in the late s. A decisive shift of taste toward a fluent artistry self-consciously displaying its own grace and sophistication was announced in the works of Spenser and Sidney. It was accompanied by an upsurge in literary production that came to fruition in the s and. Lyric poetry in general is designed, as the word lyric suggests, to be sung as well as read, and it dates as far back as the ancient Greeks. Elizabethan lyric poetry is characterized by both its. Next to the drama, the lyric is the chief glory of the Elizabethan era. It is the golden age of the lyrics as well as of the drama. There are various factors which transformed England into a nest of singing birds during the age; (1) There was the Elizabethan content and zest for life. More Lyrics from the Song-Books of the Elizabethan Age (Paperback) Published by Wentworth Press, United States () ISBN ISBN