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Shakespeare and His Forerunners; Studies in Elizabethan Poetry and Its Development from Early English : Volume 2

By Lanier, Sidney

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Title: Shakespeare and His Forerunners; Studies in Elizabethan Poetry and Its Development from Early English : Volume 2  
Author: Lanier, Sidney
Volume: Volume: 2
Language: English
Subject: Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616, Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616, English literature
Collections: American Libraries Collection
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Publication Date:
1902
Publisher: New York, Doubleday, Page & Co.

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1842-1881, L. S. (1902). Shakespeare and His Forerunners; Studies in Elizabethan Poetry and Its Development from Early English : Volume 2. Retrieved from http://ebook2.worldlibrary.net/


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This work contains two sets of Shakspere lectures delivered by Mr. Lanier in Baltimore during the winter of 1879-80, one at Johns Hopkins University, the other to a class of ladies at Peabody Institute...The material has remained in manuscript until now, with the exception of a few chapters that appeared recently in Lippincott's magazine and Modern culture.--Pref ; Preface signed: Henry Wysham Lanier ; v. 1. Introduction. The Elizabethan writers--the formal side of poetry. The supernatural in early English and in Shakspere: Address of the soul to the dead body compared with Hamlet. Nature in early English and in Shakspere: Beowulf and Midsummer night's dream. Some birds of English poetry: the phoenix of Cynewulf and of Shakspere, and the Twa dows. Women of English poetry down to Shakspere: St. Juliana and Love's labour's lost. The wife in Middle English poetry. The sonnet-makers from Surrey in Shakspere (1) Place of the sonnet in poetry. (2) Tottel's Miscellany and William Drummond of Hawthornden. (3) Daniel, Sylvester, Constable and Habington. (4) Sidney's and Shakspere's sonnets. Pronunciation of Shakspere's time: with illustrations from The two gentlemen of Verona.--v. 2. The music of Shakspere's time. The domestic life of Shakspere's time. The doctors of Shakspere's time. The metrical tests. Man's relations to the supernatural as shown in Midsummer night's dream, Hamlet, and the Tempest. Man's relation to nature as shown in Midsummer night's dream, Hamlet, and the Tempest, and Conclusion ; This work contains two sets of Shakspere lectures delivered by Mr. Lanier in Baltimore during the winter of 1879-80, one at Johns Hopkins University, the other to a class of ladies at Peabody Institute ... the material has remained in manuscript until now, with the exception of a few chapters that appeared recently in Lippincott's magazine and Modern culture.--Pref.


 

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