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An Apologie for Poetrie by Sir Philip Sidney : Pitt Press - Evelyn Shirley Shuckburgh

An Apologie for Poetrie by Sir Philip Sidney

Pitt Press

Paperback

Published: 14th April 2011
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When it was first published in 1891, this edition of Sir Philip Sidney's Apologie for Poetrie (or the Defense of Poetry) represented a clear departure from previous editions. The Cambridge Fellow and classical scholar Evelyn S. Shuckburgh set to the task of correcting the numerous errors and alterations which had accumulated over the course of many previous editions, beginning with the folio version of 1598. Shuckburgh's text draws from the collation of seven earlier editions, giving precedence to the first printing of 1595 for which he consulted the copy held in the British Museum. The result is a precise and thorough text, complete with notes, a glossarial index and an introductory description of Sidney's life and works.

Preface
Introduction
An Apologie for Poetry
Notes
Glossarial index
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ISBN: 9780521166218
ISBN-10: 0521166217
Series: Pitt Press
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 238
Published: 14th April 2011
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 12.9  x 1.3
Weight (kg): 0.24