Edmund Spencer: The Critical Heritage

Edmund Spencer: The Critical Heritage

by R. M. Cummings

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First published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


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ISBN-13: 9781134783755
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 09/02/2003
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
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Pages: 376
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R. M. Cummings

Table of Contents

GENERAL EDITOR'S PREFACE — ACKNOWLEDGMENTS — NOTE ON THE TEXT — ABBREVIATIONS — INTRODUCTION — The Period 1579-1600 — 1 E.K., from The Shepheardes Calender (1579) — 2 EDMUND SPENSER (1580-90) — (a) From Three Letters (1580) — (b) From Two Other Letters (1580) — (c) The Letter of Ralegh (1590) — 3 GABRIBL HARVEY (1580-93) — (a) From the Marginalia (after 1580) — (b) From Three Letters (1580) — (c) From Three Letters (1580) — (d) Commendatory Verses (1590) — (e) From Four Letters (1592) — (f ) From Four Letters (1592) — (g) From Four Letters (1592) — (h) From Four Letters (1592) — {i) From A New Letter (1593) — (j) From Pierces Supererogation (1593) — (k) From Pierces Supererogation (1593) — (I) From Pierces Supererogation (1593) — 4 WILLIAM WEBBE, from A Discourse of English Poetry (1586) — 5 THOMAS NASHE (1589-96) — (a) From Greene's Menaphon (1589) — (b) From Pierce Penilesse (1592) — (c) From Have With You to Saffron-Waldon (1596) — 6 GEORGE PUTTENHAM, from The Arte of English Poesie (1589) — 7 Anonymous commendatory verses (1590) — 8 H .B., Commendatory verses (1590) — 9 w.L., Commendatory verses (1590) — 10 SIR WALTER RALEGH, Commendatory verses (1590) — 11 R.S., Commendatory verses (1590) — 12 WILLIAM VALLANS, from A Tale of Two Swannes (1590) — 13 THOMAS WATSON, from the Elegy on Walsingham (1590) — 14 JOHN FLORIO, from Florios Second Frutes (1591) — 15 SIR JOHN HARINGTON (1591, C. 1600) — (a) From Orlando Furioso (1591) — (b) From Epigrams (c. 1600) — 16 SAMUEL DANIEL (1592—-99) — (a) From Delia (1592) — (b) From Delia and Rosamond Augmented (1594) — (c) From The Civill Wars (1599) — (d) From Musophilus (1599) — (e) From Musophilus (1599) — 17 THOMAS CHURCHYARD (1593, 1595) — (a) From Churchyards Challenge (1593) — (b) From Churchyards Charitie (1595) — 18 MICHAEL DRAYTON (1593-1627) — (a) From Idea (1593) — (b) From Endimion and Phoebe (1595) — (c) From The Barrons Wars (1603) — (d) From Poems Lyrick and Pastoral (1605) — (e) From Poly-Olbion (1612) — (f) From Poly-Olbion (1612) — (g) From Poems (1619) — (h) From Poems (1619) — (i) From The Epistle to Henry Reynolds (1627) — 19 THOMAS LODGE (1593, 1596) — (a) From Phillis (1593) — (b) From Wits Miserie (1596) — 20 I.O., from The Lamentation of Troy (1594) — 21 E.C., from Emaricdulfe (1595) — 22 WILLIAM COVELL, from Polimanteia (1595) — 23 THOMAS EDWARDS, three extracts from Cephalus and Procris (1595) — 24 JOSHUA SYLVESTER (1595, 1605) — (a) From The First Day (1595) — (b) From Devine Weekes and Workes (1605) — 25 CHARLES FITZGEOFFREY, from Sir Francis Drake (1596) — 26 JOSEPH HALL (1597-c. l6IO) — (a) From Virgidemiarum (1597) — (b) From Virgidemiarum (1597) — (c) From Bedell's A Protestant Memorial (c. 1605) — (d) Poem on Spenser, Sidney, and Camden (c. 1610) — 27 RICHARD BARNFIBLD, from Poems (1598) — 28 RICHARD CAREW (1595, 1598) — (a) From The Excellencie of the English Tongue (c. 1595) — (b) From A Herrings Tale (1598) — 29 FRANCIS MERES, from Palladis Tamia (1598) — 30 THOMAS SPEGHT, from The Workes of Chaucer (1598) — 31 JOHN WEEVER (1599-1601) — (a) From Epigrammes (1599) — Obituary Verse — (b) From Faunus and Melliflora (1600) — (c) From The Mirror of Martyres (1601) — 32 WILLIAM ALABASTER, from Epigrammata (1600) — 33 NICHOLAS BRETON, from Melancholike Humours (1600) — 34 JOHN CHALKHILL, from Thea /ma and Clearchus (c. 1600) — 35 I.F., from Weever's Faunus and Melliflora (1600) — 36 HUGH HOLLAND, On Spencer the Poett (c. 1600) — 37 FRANCIS THYNNE, from Emblemes and Epigrames (1600) — 38 FRANCIS BEAUMONT, from Poems (after 1600) — 39 CHARLES FITZGEOFFREY, from Ajfaniae {1601) — 40 WILLIAM BASSE, from Three Pastoral Elegies (1602) — 41 JOHN ROSS, from Parerga (c. 1605) — 42 WILLIAM WARNER, from A Continuance (1606) — The Period 16oo-1660 — 43 WILLIAM CAMDEN (1600, 1605) — (a) From Britannia (1600) — (b) From Remaines (1605) — 44 GEORGE DE MALYNES, from Saint George for England (1601) — 45 From The Return from Parnassus (1602) — 46 WILLIAM HARBERT, from A Prophesie (1604) — 47 SIR JOHN ROE, from Epistle to Sir Nicholas Smith (c. 1605) — 48 LODOWICK BRYSKETT, from A Discourse of Civill Life (1606) — 49 THOMAS DECKER, from A Knights Conjuring (1607) — 50 SIR JOHN STRADLING, fromEpigrammatumLibri Quatuor (1607) — 51 RICHARD NICCOLS, from Englands Eliza (1610} — 52 HENRY STANFORD, Verses to Lady Hunsdon (1610} — 53 HENRY PEACHAM, from Graphice (1612} — 54 RICHARD zoucHE, from The Dove (1613) — 55 THOMAS FREEMAN, from Rubbe (1614) — 56 E. JOHNSON, from Browne's Shepheards Pipe (1614) — 57 JOHN NORDEN, from The Labyrinth of Mans Life (1614) — 58 TRISTRAM WHITE, from The Martyrdom of Saint George (1614) — 59 THOMAS COLLINS, from The Teares of Love (1615) — 60 WILLIAM BROWNE, from Britannia's Pastorals (1616) — 61 BEN JONSON (1616, 1619) — (a) From The Golden Age Restored (1616) — (b) From Conversations with Drummond (1619) — (c) From Timber (1640) — 62 From Apollo Christian (1617) — 63 John Lane (1617, 1621) — (a) From Guy of Warwick (1617) — (b) From Tritons Trumphet (1621) — 64 WILLIAM DRUMMOND, from Heads of a Conversation (1619) — 65 ROBERT AYLETT, from The Song of Songs (1621) — 66 ROBERT BURTON, from Anatomy of Melancholy (1621, 1632) — 67 ALEXANDER GILL, from Logonomia Anglica (1621) — 68 WILLIAM MASON, from A Handfull of Essaies (1621) — 69 ROBERT SALTER, from Wonderful Prophedes (1626) — 70 WILLIAM LISLE, from Virgil's Eclogues (1628} — 71 sm KENELM DIGBY (1628} — (a) Discourse (before 1628?) — (b) Observations (1628) — 72 NICHOLAS FERRAR, from The Story Books (1630s) — 73 PETER HEYLYN (1631, 1652} — (a) From The Historie of St. George (1631) — (b) From Cosmographie (1652) — 74 JOHN MILTON (1631-49) — (a) From 11 Penseroso (1631?) — (b) From Against Smectymnuus (1641) — (c) From The Reason of Church-government (1641) — (d) From An Apology (1642) — (e) From Areopagitica (1644) — (f) From Eikonoklastes (1649) — 75 HENRY REYNOLDS, from Mythomystes (1632) — 76 E.C., from Vindiciae Virgilianae (after 1632) — 77 PHINEAS FLETCHER, from The Purple Island (1633) — 78 ROBERT JEGON, Spencero Posthumo (c. 1633) — 79 RALPH KNEVETT, from A Supplement (c. 1633) — 80 WILLIAM AUSTIN (before 1634) — (a) From Devotionis Augustinianae Flamma (before 1634) — (b) From Haec Homo (before 1634) — 81 GEORGE WITHER, from Haleluiah {1641) — 82 HENRY MORE (1642-64) — (a) From 1Pvxw8[a Platonica (1642) — (b) From Conjectura Cabbalistica (1653) — (c) From The Grand Mystery of Godliness (1660) — (d) From Philosophical Writings (1662) — (e) From The Apology (1664) — 83 GEORGE DANIEL, from Poems (1646) — 84 SAMUEL SHEPPARD (1646-55) — (a) From The Times Displayed (1646) — (b) From Epigrams (1651) — (c) From The Faerie King (c. 1655) — (d) From The Faerie King (c. 1655) — 85 JOSEPH BEAUMONT, from Psyche (1648) — 86 MATHIAS PRIDEAUX, from An Easy and Compendious Introduction (1648) — 87 ABRAHAM COWLEY (1650, 1668) — (a) From A Discourse upon Gondibert (1650) — (b) From Of Myself(1668) — 88 WILLIAM D'AVENANT, fromA Discourse upon Gondibert (1650) — 89 R.C., from The Chast and Lost Lovers (1651) — 90 WILLIAM BASSE, from The Pastorals (1653) — 91 SIR ROBERT SOUTHWELL, from his Commonplace Book (c. 1654) — 92 SIR RICHARD FANSHAWE, from The Lusiad (1655) — 93 SAMUEL HOLLAND, from Don Zara del Fogo (1656) — 94 SIR ASTON COCKAYNE, from Small Poems (1658) — The Period 1660-1715 — 95 JOHN WORTinNGTON, Letter to Samuel Hartlib (1660) — 96 SIR JOHN DENHAM, from Poems and Translations 1668) — 97 EDWARD PHILLIPS, from Tractulus de Carmine Dramatico (1669) — 98 JOHN RACKET, Verses on Homer, Virgil, and Spenser (c. 1670) — 99 RICHARD GRAHAM, from Angliae Speculum Morale (1670) — 100 JOHN DRYDEN (1672-1700) — (a) From The Conquest of Granada (1672) — (b) From The Spanish Fryar (1681) — (c) From The Satires of Juvenal (1693) — (d) From De Arte Graphica (1695) — (e) From The Works of Virgil (1697) — (f) From The Works of Virgil (1697) — (g) From Fables Ancient and Modern (1700) — (h) From The Art of Poetry, with SIR WILLIAM SOAME (1683) — 101 THOMAS RYMER, from Reflections (1674) — 102 PETER STERRY, from A Discourse (1675) — 103 SAMUEL WOODFORD, from A Paraphrase Upon the Canticles (1679) — 104 JOHN CHATWIN, A Pastoral Elegy (c. 1680) — 105 THOMAS D'URFEY, from Sir Barnaby Whigg (1681) — 106 HENRY KEEPE, from Monumenta Westmonasteriensa (1682) — 107 From A Pastoral (1683) — 108 KNIGHTLY CHETWOOD, from An Essay on Translated Verse (1684) — 109 Anonymous Comment following Rymer (1685) — 110 The Preface to Spenserus Redivivus (1687) — 111 EDWARD HOWARD, from Caroloiades (1689) — 112 SIR WILLIAM TEMPLE, from Upon Poetry (1690) — 113 From the Athenian Mercury (1691) — 114 JOSEPH ADDISON (1694-1712) — (a) From An Account of the Greatest English Poets (1694) — (b) From The Spectator No. 62 (1711) — (c) From The Spectator No. 183 (1711) — (d) From The Spectator No. 297 (1712) — (e) From The Spectator No. 419 (1712) — 115 SIR RICHARD BLACKMORE (1695, 1716) — (a) From Prince Arthur (1695) — (b) From Essays (1716} — 116 PATRICK HUME, from Notes upon Milton's Paradise Lost (1695) — 117 LUKE MILBOURNE, from Notes on Dryden's Virgil (1698) — 118 JOHN DENNIS (1698-1717) — (a) From The Usefulness of the Stage {1698) — (b) From The Grounds of Criticism (1704) — (c) From The Grounds of Criticism (1704) — (d) From Remarks upon Mr Pope's Homer (1717) — 119 SAMUEL WESLEY, from The Life of our Blessed Lord (1697) — 120 SAMUEL COBB, from Poetae Britannici (c. 1700) — 121 HENRY HALL, from Luctus Britannici (1700) — 122 A note on Spenser's influence (1702) — 123 N.N., from Secretaria di Apollo (1704) — 124 ALEXANDER POPE (1704?, 1713) — (a) From A Discourse on Pastoral Poetry (1704?) — (b) From The Guardian No. 40 (1713) — 125 MATTHEW PRIOR (1706, 1708) — (a) From An Ode (1706) — (b) From Solomon (c. 1708) — 126 AMBROSE PHILIPS, from Pastorals (1710) — 127 SIR RICHARD STEELE (1710, 1712) — (a) From The Tat /er No. 194 (1710) — (b) From The Spectator No. 540 (1712) — 128 LEONARD WELSTED, from Longinus on the Sublime (1712) — 129 HENRY FELTON, from A Dissertation (1713) — 130 THOMAS PARNELL, from Essay on the Different Styles of Poetry (1713) — 131 JOHN HUGHES, from the 1715 edition of Spenser — Language and Style — 132 GABRIEL HARVEY (1580) — (a) From the Marginalia (1580 and after) — (b) From Two Other Letters (1580) — 133 SIR PHILIP SIDNEY, from The Defence of Poesie (c. 1583) — 134 ABRAHAM FRAUNCE, from The Lawiers Logike (1588) — 135 HENRY PEACHAM, from The Garden of Eloquence (1593) — 136 HADRIAN DORRELL, from Willobie his Auisa (1594) — 137 SIR JOHN HARINGTON, from The Metamorphosis of Aiax (1596) — 138 WILLIAM LISLE, from Part of Du Bartas (c. 1596) — 139 JOSEPH HALL, from Virgidemiarum (1598) — 140 FRANCIS BEAUMONT, from the Letter to Speght (1598) — 141 CHARLES BUTLER, from Rhetoricae Libri Duo (1598) — 142 EVERARD GUILPIN, from Skialetheia (1598} — 143 A note on Spenser's failure to write 'trew Hexameters' (1599) — 144 JOHN BODENHAM, from Belvedere (1600) — 145 RICHARD CAREW, from The Suruey of Cornwall (1602) — 146 EDMUND BOLTON, from Hypercritica (c. 1618} — 147 ALEXANDER GILL, from Logonomia Anglica (1621) — 148 BEN JONSON, from Timber (1640) — 149 NATHANIEL STERRY, from A Direction (c. 1650) — 150 JOHN DAVIES, from The Extravagant Shepherd (1653) — 151 EDWARD HOWARD (1669, 1689} — (a) From The Brittish Princes (1669} — (b) From Caroloiades (1689} — 152 SIR THOMAS CULPEPPER, from Essayes (1671) — 153 EDWARD PHILLIPS, from Theatrum Poetarum (1675) — 154 JOHN OLDHAM, from Horace His Art of Poetry (1681) — 155 JOHN DRYDEN {1685-1697) — (a) From Sylvae (1685) — (b) From The Satires ofJ uvenal (1693) — (c) From The Works of Virgil (1697) — 156 FRANCIS ATTERBURY, from Waller's Poems (1690) — 157 JAMES HARRINGTON, from Athenae Oxonienses (1691) — 158 sm THOMAS POPE BLOUNT, from De Re Poetica (1694) — 159 JOHN HUGHES (1698, 1715) — (a) From Of Style (1698) — (b) From the 1715 edition of Spenser — (c) From the 1715 edition of Spenser — 160 LUKE MILBOURNE, from Notes on Dryden's Virgil (1698} — 161 RICHARD BENTLEY, from A Dissertation (1699) — 162 SAMUEL WESLEY, from An Epistle to a Friend (1700) — 163 MATTHEW PRIOR, from An Ode (1706} — 164 EDWARD BYSSHE, from The Art of English Poetry (1708} — 165 WILLIAM COWARD, from Licentia Poetica (1709) — 166 JOHN DENNIS (17II, 1722) — (a} From Reflections (17u) — (b) From Of Prosody (1722) — 167 ALEXANDER POPE, from The Guardian No. 40 (1713) — Biographical Notices — 168 WILLIAM CAMDEN (1600, 1615) — (a) From Reges Reginae ... (1600) — (b) From Annales Rerum Anglicarum (1615) — 169 SIR JAMES WARE, from A View (1633) — 170 ROBERT JOHNSTON, from Historia Rerum Britannicarum (before 1639) — 171 THOMAS FULLER, from The Worthies of England (1662) — 172 JOHN AUBREY, from Brief Lives (up to 1697) — 173 EDWARD PHILLIPS, from Theatrum Poetarum (1675) — 174 The Life of 1679 — 175 WILLIAM WINSTANLEY, from England's Worthies (1684) — 176 GEORGE SANDYS, from Anglorum Speculum (1684) — 177 THOMAS BLOUNT, from De Re Poetica (1694) — 178 JOHN HUGHES, from the 1715 edition of Spenser — 179 ADDENDUM: G.W. SENIOR and G.W.T., from Amoretti (1595) — BIBLIOGRAPHY — INDEX.

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