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Collected Works of Mary Sidney Herbert, Countess of Pembroke: Poems, Translations & Correspondence, Vol. 1

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Mary Sidney Herbert, Countess of Pembroke and sister to Sir Philip Sidney, is the most important woman writer of the Elizabethan era outside the royal family. This scholarly edition in two volumes is the first to include all her extant works: Volume I prints her three original poems, the

disputed "Dolefull Lay of Clorinda," her translations from Petrarch, Mornay, and Garnier, and all her known letters. Volume II contains her metrical paraphrases of Psalms 44-150. The edition also provides a biographical introduction, discussion of her sources and methods of composition, textual

annotation, and a detailed commentary.

Synopsis:

Mary Sidney Herbert, Countess of Pembroke and sister to Sir Philip Sidney, is the most important woman writer of the Elizabethan era outside the royal family. This scholarly edition in two volumes is the first to include all her extant works: Volume I prints her three original poems, the disputed "Dolefull Lay of Clorinda," her translations from Petrarch, Mornay, and Garnier, and all her known letters. Volume II contains her metrical paraphrases of Psalms 44-150. The edition also provides a biographical introduction, discussion of her sources and methods of composition, textual annotation, and a detailed commentary.

Table of Contents

[Volume I]

References and Abbreviations

Editorial Procedure

Chronological Table

Introduction

Biographical Introduction

Origins, Early Reception, and Influence

Methods of Composition and Translation

THE TEXTS

Original Works: `A Dialogue betweene two shepheards, Thenot and Piers, in praise of Astraea'; `Even Now that Care'; `To the Angell Spiriti of the most excellent, Sir Philip Sidney'; Variant printed in Samuel Daniel's 1623 Workes

Disputed Work: `The Dolefull Lay of Clorinda'

Translations: Antonius, by Robert Garnier; A Discourse of Life and Death by Philippe doe Mornay; The Triumph of Death by Francis Petrarch

Correspondence: Manuscript Letters; Printed Letters Attributed to Mary Sidney Herbert, Dowager Countess of Pembroke

Transmission and Authority of the Texts

Commentary

[Volume II]

References and Abbreviations

THE TEXTS

The Psalmes of David

Literary Context

Copytext: Penshurst MS

Variant Psalmes

Manuscrips of the Psalmes

Relationship of the Texts of the Psalmes

Major Revisions of Psalms 1-43

Commentary

Product Details

ISBN:
9780198112808
Author:
Hannay, Margaret P., Professor
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Editor:
Hannay, Margaret P.
Editor:
Kinnamon, Noel J.
Author:
null, Margaret P.
Author:
Herbert, Mary S.
Author:
Kinnamon, Noel J.
Author:
null, Mary Sidney
Author:
Brennan, Michael G.
Author:
null, Noel J.
Author:
Hannay, Margaret P.
Author:
null, Michael G.
Author:
Mary Sidney Herbert
Subject:
English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Subject:
Restoration
Subject:
Literature/English | British Literature | 17th C
Subject:
Literature/English | British Literature | 17th C and Restoration
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literature/English | British Literature | 17th C & Restoration
Subject:
Literary Criticism : General
Edition Description:
Volume 1
Series:
Oxford English Texts
Series Volume:
Volume I: Poems, Tra
Publication Date:
19980631
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
8 line drawings
Pages:
390
Dimensions:
8.6 x 5.6 x 1.1 in 1.35 lb

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"Synopsis" by , Mary Sidney Herbert, Countess of Pembroke and sister to Sir Philip Sidney, is the most important woman writer of the Elizabethan era outside the royal family. This scholarly edition in two volumes is the first to include all her extant works: Volume I prints her three original poems, the disputed "Dolefull Lay of Clorinda," her translations from Petrarch, Mornay, and Garnier, and all her known letters. Volume II contains her metrical paraphrases of Psalms 44-150. The edition also provides a biographical introduction, discussion of her sources and methods of composition, textual annotation, and a detailed commentary.
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