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The Countess of Pembroke's Arcadia - Sidney, Philip Sir (Creator)
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Basilus, a foolish old duke, consults an oracle as he imperiously wishes to know the future, but he is less than pleased with what he learns. To escape the oracle's horrific prophecies about his family and kingdom he withdraws into pastoral retreat with his wife and two daughters. When a pair of wandering princes fall in love with the princesses and adopt disguises to gain access to them, all manner of complications, both comic and serious, ensue. Part-pastoral romance, part-heroic epic, Sidney's long narrative work was ...

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The Countess of Pembroke's Arcadia 2016, Wentworth Press

ISBN-13: 9781361577769

Hardcover

The Countess of Pembroke's Arcadia 2016, Wentworth Press

ISBN-13: 9781361577752

Trade paperback

The Countess of Pembroke's Arcadia 2015, Sagwan Press

ISBN-13: 9781298885456

Hardcover

The Countess of Pembroke's Arcadia 1977, Penguin Group

ISBN-13: 9780140431117

Trade paperback