Squitter-wits and muse-haters : Sidney, Spenser, Milton, and Renaissance antipoetic sentiment /
Peter C. Herman.
Detroit : Wayne State University Press, c1996.
284 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
0814325718 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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Detroit : Wayne State University Press, c1996.
0814325718 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 259-277) and index.
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Table of Contents
Acknowledgmentsp. 11
Introduction: The Problem of Poetryp. 13
The Antipoetics of Protestantismp. 31
When Is a Defense Not a Defense? Sidney's Paradoxical Apology for Poetryp. 61
Astrophil and Stella: Poetry, Politics, and Masculinityp. 95
"See the Boy with the Stagefright": Spenser's The Shepheardes Calender and the Problematics of Ambitionp. 123
"To Forge True-Seeming Lyes": Bon and Mal Poetry in The Faerie Queenep. 145
"Advent'rous Song": Milton's Early Poetry and the Muse-hatersp. 173
Conclusionp. 207
Appendixp. 211
Notesp. 213
Works Citedp. 259
Indexp. 279
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