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The Life of Sir Philip Sidney

The Life of Sir Philip Sidney

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  • Date Published: April 2011
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521166225

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  • For this study of Sir Philip Sidney, first published in 1915, Professor Malcolm William Wallace sought to examine all the previous manuscripts and published sources of information pertaining to Sidney's life. To this he added some significant details of Sidney's childhood, drawn from Thomas Marshall's book of accounts - a manuscript which Professor Wallace discovered at Penshurst and which he edited in an appendix to this volume. There is also a fuller disclosure of the intimacy of Sidney's relationship to the Prince of Orange along with various other points of some interest. The sum of these details helps to make this volume an important contribution to the study of one of the most enduring Elizabethan poets.

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    • Date Published: April 2011
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521166225
    • length: 440 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 152 x 25 mm
    • weight: 0.64kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. Birth and parentage
    2. Church preferment
    3. Shrewsbury school
    4. A visit to Oxford
    5. Sir Henry in Ireland, 1566–1571
    6. University education
    7. Saint Bartholomew
    8. Continental travel
    9. At Court
    10. An ambassador of the Queen
    11. 1577–1579
    12. Sidney a man of letters - the Arcadia and the Apologie for Poetrie
    13. Astrophel and Stella
    14. 1581
    15. 1582
    16. 1583
    17. 1584
    18. 1585
    19. The Netherlands
    20. Military operations
    21. The end
    Postcript
    Facsimile page of Marshall's manuscript
    Appendices
    Index.

  • Author

    Malcolm William Wallace

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