Companion to British Poetry Before 1600 by Michelle M. Sauer
  

Companion to British Poetry Before 1600

Written by Michelle M. Sauer
Illustrated by

RRP £90.50

Synopsis

Companion to British Poetry Before 1600 by Michelle M. Sauer

Some of the most important authors in British poetry left their mark on literature before 1600, including Geoffrey Chaucer, Edmund Spenser, and, of course, William Shakespeare. The Facts On File Companion to British Poetry before 1600 is an encyclopedic guide to British poetry from the beginnings to the year 1600, featuring approximately 600 entries ranging in length from 300 to 2,500 words. This comprehensive new work includes extensive coverage of all the famous poems of the period, including 60 of Shakespeare's finest sonnets and all of his other non-dramatic poems. Appendixes include a general bibliography and a glossary of poetic terms. Coverage includes: Major poems, such as Beowulf , Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales , Shakespeare's finest sonnets, Sidney's Astrophil and Stella , Spenser's The Faerie Queene , and many more. This title features poets, from Anglo-Saxon writers such as Alfred the Great and the Beowulf poet, to Middle English writers such as Geoffrey Chaucer, to the great poets of the 16th century such as Sir Thomas Wyatt, Christopher Marlowe, and, above all, William Shakespeare. It includes important themes, topics, and movements, such as Anglo-Saxon poetry, the alliterative revival, the Norman Conquest, and more.

Reviews

.,. accessible, interesting, and informative...Recommended for high-school and academic libraries.

About the Author

Other Formats

Book Info

Format

Hardback
528 pages

Author

Michelle M. Sauer
More books by Michelle M. Sauer

Publisher

Facts On File Inc

Publication date

1st June 2008

ISBN

9780816063604


We love Lovereading4kids because it promotes reading choices, new authors and a sense of community for children of all ages!

Rachel Bridgeman

Lovereading4kids is great, we get books really early never late. We love to read and review, and think you would like it too. The excitement

Jasmine Harris-Hart, age 12

It gives me a chance to read types of books that I would not normally try, and it motivates me to read every night to finish it!

Alice Horncastle, age 14

I love all the books they recommend & put up for me to review. I also love the fact that they give new authors the chance to share their boo

Daisy Pennock – age 15

I love lovereading4kids because I’ve read amazing books I would never have picked up, and its opened doors to new genre’s I now love.

Harriet Cunningham

At @HHSHaringey we love @lovereading4kids because our pupils can practice reviewing & get free upcoming books before anyone else!

Helen Swinyard – Heartlands High

I am so pleased to have signed my kids up as they are reading a much wider range of books and even choosing books out of their comfort zone.

Angela East

We love Lovereading4kids because they put books in front of us we wouldn’t otherwise have read. They make us more adventurous readers!

Emily Jacques
Lovereading

Lovereading 4 schools