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Neo-Latin Poetry in the British Isles

edited by L.B.T. Houghton and Gesine Manuwald
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Book
Published
London : Bristol Classical Press, 2012.
Language
English
Latin (also in)
Latin (translated from)
ISBN
9781780930145, 1780930143
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Summary
A well focused collection of case studies of sixteenth to eighteenth-century English, Welsh, Scottish and Irish neo-Latin poets by scholars from a variety of backgrounds, giving broad coverage to a high scholarly standard.
Contents
  • Introduction : Musa Britanna / L.B.T. Houghton and Gesine Manuwald
  • John Leland's communities of the epigram / Andrew Taylor
  • Thomas Campion : a poet between the two worlds of classical and English literature / Gesine Manuwald
  • Juvenes ornatissimi : the student writing of George Herbert and John Milton / Sarah Knight
  • Abraham Cowley, Davideis. Sacri poematis operis imperfecti liber unus / Philip Hardie
  • Horatian odes in Abraham Cowley's Plantarum Libri Sex (1668) / Victoria Moul
  • Samuel Johnson's Latin poetry / Niall Rudd
  • The Latin poetry of English gentlemen / David Money
  • George Buchanan, chieftain of neo-Latin poets / Roger P.H. Green
  • George Buchanan : the Scottish Horace / Stephen Harrison
  • Spectacles from Scotland : Camden, Johnston and the Urbes Britanniae / Angus Vine
  • Lucan in the Highlands : James Philp's Grameid and the traditions of ancient epic / L.B.T. Houghton
  • Est locus a castro decliui rupe recedens : a sense of place in some Latin works from Glamorgan / Ceri Davies
  • Ireland's first Renaissance poet : the Latin verse of Doncanus Hibernus / Jason Harris
  • 'Now or never, now and forever' : an unpublished, anonymous Irish Jacobite epic on the Williamite War (1688-91) / Keith Sidwell.
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ix, 276 pages ; 24 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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