The Model of Poesy is one of the most exciting literary discoveries of recent years. A manuscript treatise on poetics written by William Scott in 1599, at the end of the most revolutionary decade in English literary history, it includes rich discussions of the works of Sidney, Spenser, Shakespeare and their contemporaries. Scott's work presents a powerful and coherent theoretical account of all aspects of poetics, from the nature of representation to the rules of versification, with a commitment to relating theory to ...

The Model of Poesy 2016, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9781316505588

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The Model of Poesy 2013, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521196116