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Translating Petrarch

Peter Hainsworth

in Petrarch in Britain: Interpreters, Imitators, and Translators over 700 years

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264133
eISBN:
9780191734649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264133.003.0021
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter examines the translations of Petrarch's poetry in English. It discusses different translations of Petrarch from the early Renaissance period to the twentieth century including the works ... More


The Audience at Surrey House: Lyrics and Lives

W. A. Sessions

in Henry Howard the Poet Earl of Surrey: A Life

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198186250
eISBN:
9780191674457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186250.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

The creation of an audience at Surrey House or at any of the other Howard mansions took shape as the historical lives of the poet earl and his friends at court intertwined. By 1542, lyrics and lives ... More


Imprisonments

W. A. Sessions

in Henry Howard the Poet Earl of Surrey: A Life

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198186250
eISBN:
9780191674457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186250.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Although the normal temptations for a young ambitious nobleman of the highest rank were for Earl of Surrey a kind of continuous snare, the poet earl suffered another kind of imprisonment relatively ... More


James Wells (1803–1872)

Ian J. Shaw

in High Calvinists in Action: Calvinism and the City - Manchester and London, c. 1810-1860

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250776
eISBN:
9780191600739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250774.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The Strict Baptist James Wells ministered in Southwark, South London, an area of acute poverty and social need. When the Surrey Tabernacle was rebuilt as the New Surrey Tabernacle in Walworth, Wells ... More


‘Torne the worde’: Literary Practice in the Early Sixteenth Century

Chris Stamatakis

in Sir Thomas Wyatt and the Rhetoric of Rewriting: 'Turning the Word'

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199644407
eISBN:
9780191738821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644407.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, Poetry

This chapter considers how Wyatt’s poetry was received and renewed. John Leland and Henry Howard (Earl of Surrey) commemorate Wyatt’s literary activities by reweaving echoes from his writing in their ... More


‘Wyatt Resteth Here’: Henry Howard and the Invention of Resistance

Greg Walker

in Writing Under Tyranny: English Literature and the Henrician Reformation

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199283330
eISBN:
9780191712630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199283330.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter focuses on Henry Howard, the poet Earl of Surrey, his refashioning of Wyatt’s reputation and legacy after his death, and his own representation of himself as the heir to Wyatt’s poetic ... More


The Lordship of Ireland, 1520

Christopher Maginn

in William Cecil, Ireland, and the Tudor State

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199697151
eISBN:
9780191739262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697151.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter uses the relationship between William Cecil's father, Richard, and William Wise of Waterford, both of whom were royal servants at the court of Henry VIII, as an entrée to an exploration ... More


The Origins of Blank Verse

W. A. Sessions

in Henry Howard the Poet Earl of Surrey: A Life

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198186250
eISBN:
9780191674457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186250.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

What is remarkable about the Earl of Surrey's blank verse is that it has no clear origin except within one personality and one life-story. Whatever conceptions and techniques Surrey developed from ... More


‘Lieutenant General of the King’

W. A. Sessions

in Henry Howard the Poet Earl of Surrey: A Life

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198186250
eISBN:
9780191674457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186250.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

By Royal Letters Patent issued on September 1545, Henry VIII designated the poet Earl of Surrey, ‘The King's Lieutenant’ (a civil appointment) and ‘Captain-General’ (a military appointment for ... More


The Shame of St Etienne

W. A. Sessions

in Henry Howard the Poet Earl of Surrey: A Life

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198186250
eISBN:
9780191674457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186250.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

The battle of St Etienne, a disastrous encounter between the English and French forces, turned into an episode of total dishonour for the young earl, marking the first stage of the Earl of Surrey's ... More


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