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Proportional Form in the Sonnets of the Sidney Circle: Loving in Truth

Tom W. N. Parker

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184430
eISBN:
9780191674259
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184430.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The structure of Philip Sidney's Astrophil and Stella is governed by a distinctive and complex set of proportions, found also in the sonnet sequences of Fulke Greville and Robert Sidney written under ... More


Conclusion

Tom W. N. Parker

in Proportional Form in the Sonnets of the Sidney Circle: Loving in Truth

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184430
eISBN:
9780191674259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184430.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This conclusion concludes that the frequency in the reiterations of particular sets of numbers within the sonnet sequences of the Sidney circle is an enough conviction that intentional patterning did ... More


Masculinity and the Hunt: Wyatt to Spenser

Catherine Bates

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199657117
eISBN:
9780191752346
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657117.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, European Literature

As an age-old metaphor for the sexual chase, the hunt provides a uniquely conflicted site for the representation of masculinity. On the one hand, hunting had from ancient times served to define a ... More


Poetry and Politics in the English Renaissance: Revised Edition

David Norbrook

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199247189
eISBN:
9780191697647
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199247189.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, Poetry

This edition of this text provides an extensive introduction which gives an overview of developments in methodology and research since the first edition of this book was published in 1984, responds ... More


From Script to Print

H. K. Woudhuysen

in Sir Philip Sidney and the Circulation of Manuscripts, 1558–1640

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198129660
eISBN:
9780191671821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198129660.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

It took just over a decade to create the Sidney canon in print. Between his death in the autumn of 1586 and the publication of the folio collection of his works in 1598, a large part of his literary ... More


Voluntary Servitude: Fulke Greville and the Arts of Power

David Norbrook

in Poetry and Politics in the English Renaissance: Revised Edition

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199247189
eISBN:
9780191697647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199247189.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, Poetry

Fulke Greville spent his life in mourning for Sir Philip Sidney; and for him Sidney represented a unique combination of aristocratic magnanimity and Protestant integrity, and heroic action and ... More


The Spenserians and King James, 1603–1616

David Norbrook

in Poetry and Politics in the English Renaissance: Revised Edition

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199247189
eISBN:
9780191697647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199247189.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, Poetry

Before King James had been long on the English throne there had emerged a group of poets who were alienated from the court and sometimes used the traditional symbolism of Protestant pastoral to voice ... More


Protestant Culture

Brian Cummings

in The Literary Culture of the Reformation: Grammar and Grace

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198187356
eISBN:
9780191674709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198187356.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

The subject of this chapter is the later Tudor reigns, which tell a different story. Under Edward and Elizabeth, there was a more consistent and thoroughgoing attempt to justify protestantism through ... More


Calvinist and Anti-Calvinist

Brian Cummings

in The Literary Culture of the Reformation: Grammar and Grace

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198187356
eISBN:
9780191674709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198187356.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter concentrates on how writers responded to the demands of Calvinist theology. It also provides no new revision of the history of Calvinist doctrine, and is concerned more with the question ... More


Fulke Greville and Proportional Form: Caelica in Manuscript and Print

Tom W. N. Parker

in Proportional Form in the Sonnets of the Sidney Circle: Loving in Truth

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198184430
eISBN:
9780191674259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198184430.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter provides an analysis of Fulke Greville's Caelica. In this chapter, the period of the composition of the poem, the inconsistencies of Fulke, his incorporation of these inconsistencies ... More


Life After Sidney

Gavin Alexander

in Writing after Sidney: The Literary Response to Sir Philip Sidney 1586-1640

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199285471
eISBN:
9780191713941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285471.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter looks at the relations between Sidney and his best friend Fulke Greville. Greville's works, intended only for posthumous publication, include A Dedication to Sir Philip Sidney, various ... More


Superlative in the Prince's Favour

in Monstrous Adversary: The Life of Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236788
eISBN:
9781846313592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853236788.003.0036
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Fulke Greville, Lord Brooke, describes Oxford in early 1579 as ‘Superlative in the Princes favour’, where by ‘the Prince’ Greville meant ‘the Queen’. But instead of conforming his character to his ... More


Cupid's Bow and Boys’ Play in the Sonnets of Sidney and Greville

Catherine Bates

in Masculinity and the Hunt: Wyatt to Spenser

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199657117
eISBN:
9780191752346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657117.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, European Literature

This chapter considers Sidney’s Certain Sonnets and Astrophil and Stella alongside Fulke Greville’s Caelica and shows how the two poets develop and expand the cliché of Cupid shooting arrows into the ... More


Brilliana, Lady Harley

Rachel Adcock, Sara Read, and Anna Ziomek

in Flesh and Spirit: An anthology of seventeenth-century women's writing

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090233
eISBN:
9781781707166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090233.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter begins with an introduction to the letters and commonplace book of the Parliamentarian Puritan Brilliana (1598-1643), Lady Harley, whose works display a preoccupation with preserving her ... More


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