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Classical and Christian Ideas in English Renaissance Poetry, ISABELL RIVERS

Author:    ISABELL RIVERS

Title:   Classical and Christian Ideas in English Renaissance Poetry

Binding:   Paper Back

Book Condition:   New

Edition:   2

Publisher:    Routledge December 1994

ISBN Number:    0415106478 / 9780415106474

Seller ID:   20090408154431

Since publication in 1979 Isabel Rivers' sourcebook has established itself as the essential guide to English Renaissance poetry. It:

  • provides an account of the main classical and Christian ideas, outlining their meaning, their origins and their transmission to the Renaissance;
  • illustrates the ways in which Renaissance poetry drew on classical and Christian ideas;
  • contains extracts from key classical and Christian texts and relates these to the extracts of the English poems which draw on them;
  • includes suggestions for further reading, and an invaluable bibliographical appendix.

Price = 41.95 USD



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