Michael Drayton

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A reputed friend of Shakespeare, the Elizabethan poet Michael Drayton produced a prolific body of works of innovative metres and forms. The Delphi Poets Series offers readers the works of literature’s finest poets, with superior formatting. This volume presents Drayton’s collected works, with beautiful illustrations and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)

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eBook Description

* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Drayton’s life and works
* Concise introduction to the life and poetry of Drayton
* Images of how the poetry books were first printed, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts
* Excellent formatting of the poems
* Special chronological and alphabetical contents tables for the poetry
* Easily locate the poems you want to read
* Includes many rare poems available in no other collection
* Also includes Drayton’s only extant drama, SIR JOHN OLDCASTLE
* Features a bonus biography – discover Drayton’s Elizabethan world
* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres

CONTENTS:

The Life and Poetry of Michael Drayton
BRIEF INTRODUCTION: MICHAEL DRAYTON

The Poetry Collections
THE HARMONY OF THE CHURCH
IDEA, THE SHEPHERD’S GARLAND
THE LEGEND OF PIERS GAVESTON
IDEA’S MIRROR
MATILDA
ENDIMION AND PHOEBE
MORTIMERIADOS
THE LEGEND OF ROBERT, DUKE OF NORMANDY
ENGLAND’S HEROICAL EPISTLES
THE BARONS’ WARS IN THE REIGN OF EDWARD II
TO THE MAIESTIE OF KING JAMES
THE OWL
A PAEAN TRIUMPHALL
THE MAN IN THE MOON
BALLAD OF AGINCOURT
POLY-OLBION
IDEA, 1619
THE BATTLE OF AGINCOURT
NIMPHIDIA, THE COURT OF FAERY
THE QUEST OF CINTHIA
THE SHEPHERD’S SIRENA
ELEGIES UPON SUNDRY OCCASIONS
THE MOON CALF
MOSES’ BIRTH AND MIRACLES
THE MUSES’ ELIZIUM
DAVID AND GOLIAH
THE SHORTER POEMS

The Poems
LIST OF POEMS IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER
LIST OF POEMS IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER

The Play
SIR JOHN OLDCASTLE

The Biography
MICHAEL DRAYTON by Cyril Brett

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