Sir Philip Sidney

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Soldier, spy and poet, Sir Philip Sidney remains an enigmatic figure of the Elizabethan world, whose diverse and inspiring works helped to shape the course of English literature throughout the Renaissance, in spite of his tragic early death. The Delphi Poets Series offers readers the works of literature’s finest poets, with superior formatting. This volume presents Sidney’s complete works for the first time in digital publishing history, with beautiful illustrations, Davis’ seminal biography and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 2)

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* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Sidney’s life and works
* Concise introductions to the poetry and other works
* Excellent formatting of the poems
* Special chronological and alphabetical contents tables for the poetry
* Easily locate the poems you want to read
* Features BOTH the Old Arcadia and the New Arcadia – available in no other collection
* The rare masque composed by Sidney for Queen Elizabeth
* Includes Sidney’s complete prose – including the poet’s correspondence
* Features two biographies, including S. M. Henry Davis’ full length book on the great Elizabethan author – explore Sidney’s literary life in depth
* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres
* UPDATED with improved ASTROPHEL AND STELLA text and other minor improvements

CONTENTS:

The Poetry Collections
ASTROPHEL AND STELLA
POEMS FROM ‘THE LADY OF MAY’
POEMS FROM ‘THE COUNTESSE OF PEMBROKE’S ARCADIA’
CERTAINE SONETS
TWO PASTORELS
PSALMS OF DAVID

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

The Masque
THE LADY OF MAY

The Prose
THE COUNTESS OF PEMBROKE’S ARCADIA – OLD ARCADIA
THE COUNTESS OF PEMBROKE’S ARCADIA – NEW ARCADIA
AN APOLOGIE FOR POETRY
A DISCOURSE ON IRISH AFFAIRS
THE QUEENES MAJESTY TOUCHING HIR MARIAGE WITH MONSIEUR
DEFENCE OF THE EARL OF LEICESTER
OF THE TREWNES OF THE CHRISTIAN RELIGION
CORRESPONDENCE

The Biographies
THE LIFE AND TIMES OF SIR PHILIP SIDNEY by S. M. Henry Davis
INTRODUCTION TO PHILIP SIDNEY by Henry Morley

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