Last edited by Dumuro
Saturday, August 8, 2020 | History

1 edition of discourse of English poetrie, 1586 found in the catalog.

discourse of English poetrie, 1586

William Webbe

discourse of English poetrie, 1586

by William Webbe

  • 173 Want to read
  • 4 Currently reading

Published by [Edward Arber] in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Reprint in a nineteenth century font but retaining sixteenth century characters of the work published London: John Charlewool for Robert Walley, 1586 with introductory material by the editor.

Statementcarefully edited by Edward Arber.
SeriesEnglish reprints -- 26
ContributionsArber, Edward.
The Physical Object
Pagination96p. ;
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18449721M

His Discourse of English Poetrie () is better known than his translation of Virgil's Georgics. Though a Cambridge acquaintance of Spenser and Harvey, in the Discourse he was unable to identify the author of the Shepheardes Calender. A note by Thomas Gray survives (ca. ) requesting to borrow Webbe's book from the Trinity College Library. William Webbe (fl. –) was an English critic and translator. Little is known about him except that he attended Trinity College, Cambridge, and was a tutor for distinguished families.. He wrote a Discourse of English Poetrie (), in which he discusses prosody and reviews English poetry up to his own day. He also translated Virgil's first two ity control: ISNI: , VIAF: .

  While he was at Flemyngs in the 'summer evenings' apparently of Webbe composed 'A Discourse of English Poetrie. Together with the authors judgment touching the reformation of our English Verse. By William Webbe, graduate. Imprinted at London, by John Charlewood for Robert Walley, ,' 4to. The Discourse of English Poetrie which William Webbe, a Cambridge graduate and private tutor in the house of an Essex squire, published in , is far below Sidney’s in learning, in literary skill and, above all, in high sympathy with the poetic spirit. But Webbe is enthusiastic for poetry according to his lights; he has the advantage of writing later; and his dealings with his subject are.

Examples of "poetrie" "heroicall poetrie, infired with an hexameter furie: The earliest praise of Munday is contained in William Webbe's "Discourse of English Poetrie," , where his "Sweete Sobs of Sheepheardes and Nymphes" is especially pointed out as "very rare poetrie."Francis Meres, in ("Palladis Tamia," fo. , b.), enumerating many of the best dramatic poets of his day. (English) In: The Formation of the Genera in Early Modern Culture / [ed] Clare Lapraik Guest, Pisa: Fabrizio Serra, , p. Chapter in book (Other academic) Abstract [en] This essay situates William Webbe's treatise A Discourse of English Poetrie () within the context of early modern debates on vernacular literature.. Its claim is basically that Webbe's work is caught up.


Share this book
You might also like
variorum and definitive edition of the poetical and prose writings of Edward Fitzgerald

variorum and definitive edition of the poetical and prose writings of Edward Fitzgerald

Portrait of a dog

Portrait of a dog

Tracking Gobi grizzlies

Tracking Gobi grizzlies

Looking ahead

Looking ahead

Gladness of heart, occasioned by the discovery of the fruits of divine grace.

Gladness of heart, occasioned by the discovery of the fruits of divine grace.

Heritage Of Power: Ancient Sculpture From West Mexico

Heritage Of Power: Ancient Sculpture From West Mexico

letter to the officers of the army in Ireland, on the subject of an invasion from France

letter to the officers of the army in Ireland, on the subject of an invasion from France

The need for certainty

The need for certainty

theory of the proletarian revolution.

theory of the proletarian revolution.

application of experiment to the study of cancer

application of experiment to the study of cancer

Methodological studies in educational attendance prediction

Methodological studies in educational attendance prediction

Refutation of the new leaders of the CPSU on united action

Refutation of the new leaders of the CPSU on united action

time remembered

time remembered

Fundamentals of Organic Chemistry

Fundamentals of Organic Chemistry

Epidemiology in animal health

Epidemiology in animal health

Discourse of English poetrie, 1586 by William Webbe Download PDF EPUB FB2

Books from that period are often spoiled by imperfections that did not exist in the original. Imperfections could be in the form of blurred text A Discourse of English Poetrie, William Webbe: : BooksCited by: 1. A Discourse of English Poetrie, Paperback – Janu by Webbe William (Creator) See all 34 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Kindle "Please retry" $ — Format: Paperback. A Discourse of English Poetrie. Edited by Edward Arber [Edward Arber, William Fl Webbe] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This work has been selected 1586 book scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it.

This work was reproduced from the original artifactAuthor: Edward Arber. A discourse of English poetrie, - Kindle edition by William Webbe. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading A discourse of English poetrie,   A Discourse Of English Poetry, () Paperback – Septem by Edward Arber (Editor) See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ Format: Paperback. 4 NotesofWilliamWebbe. Of'thepregnantympesofrightexcellenthope/Thomas Sulyardwasaboutthirteenyearsold,andhisbrotherEdward wasolderthanhim, W.

Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc Early works Early works to Additional Physical Format: Online version: Webbe, William. Discourse of English poetrie. Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Webbe, William, active Discourse of English poetrie.

Get this from a library. A discourse of English poetrie, [William Webbe; Edward Arber]. Get this from a library. A discourse of English poetry (). [William Webbe; Sonia Hernández Santano] -- "William Webbe's A Discourse of English Poetry () is the first printed treatise exclusively dedicated to devising a canon for the definition of poetry in.

A Discourse of Knglish Poetry. A Discourse of English Poetrie. Together with the Authors iudgementy touching the reformation of our English Verse, Another of the early pieces of Poetical Criticism, written in the year in which Shaksspeare is supposed to have left Stratford for London.

Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Webbe, William. Discourse of English poetrie. Westminster, A. Constable. Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, Arts & Culture News & Public Affairs Non-English Audio Spirituality & Religion Librivox Free Audiobook Introducing environment - for iPod/iPhone Ismael Sereno HusBae At the Time Appointed by BARBOUR, Anna Maynard FCF Bible Institute Spring Danica's Lashes.

texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Technology and Science Music, Arts & Culture News & Public Affairs Non-English Audio Spirituality & Religion. Librivox Free Audiobook. Full text of "A discourse of English poetrie, ". Books Advanced Search Amazon Charts Best Sellers & more Top New Releases Deals in Books School Books Textbooks Books Outlet Children's Books Calendars & Diaries A Discourse of English Poetrie.

Edited by Edward Arber and over 8 million other books are available for Amazon : William Webbe. texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection. National Emergency Library. Top A discourse of English poetrie. by Webbe, William. Publication date Topics English poetry -.

A Discourse of English Poetrie: Edited by Edward Arber, Issue 26This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc.

that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning procBrand: Edward Arber. Gregory Smith, ed. Elizabethan Critical Essays. William Webbe (c. –) A Discourse of English Poetrie [A Discourse of Eng | lish Poetrie.

|| Together with the Authors | iudgment, touching the re-| formation of our Eng-| lish Verse. || By William Webbe | Graduate was printed at London in by Iohn Charlewood for Robert Walley (1 vol. 4to). A discourse of English poetrie, / By William.

Webbe and edt Edward Arber. Abstract. With reproduction of the original es bibliographical references (p. 10).Mode of access: Internet. Download PDF: Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following location(s): (external link) http Author: William.

Webbe. William Webbe—A Discourse of English Poetrie. Abraham Fraunce—From The Arcadian Rhetorike. Thomas Nashe I. Preface to Greene’s Menaphon. II. From The Anatomie of Absurditie. Appendix—From E. Hoby’s translation of Coignet’s Politique Discourses.

George Puttenham—The Arte of English Poesie. William Crowe: "The first English writer that occurs to notice is William Webbe, who published a Discourse of English Poetry, in In that discourse, after treating of poetry in general, he singles out Spenser, from the English poets for his especial commendation, and takes the Shepherd's Calendar, published about seven years before, but which, it seems, had not been owned by him, for the subject .Buy A Discourse of English Poetrie: Edited by Edward Arber, Issue 26 from Walmart Canada.

Shop for more available online at