Poems

Poems

eBook - 1993
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Univ of Toronto Pr

A lively pre-Renaissance world lives through the intricate and humane poetry of Robert Copland. His poetry includes a bequest of farts, a surprisingly psychologically complex satire on a bereaved widow, and the first poem of English life outside the law.


A lively pre-Renaissance world lives through the intricate and humane poetry of Robert Copland. His poetry includes a bequest of farts, a surprisingly psychologically complex satire on a bereaved widow, and the first poem of English life outside the law.


Poetry includes a bequest of farts, a surprisingly psychologically complex satire on a bereaved widow, and the first poem of English life outside the law.



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Robert Copland (fl. 1505-1546) had a long career as a poet, translator, and printer. This volume includes Iyl of Braintfords Testament , a bequest of fart poems indebted to Chaucer's Summoner's Tale; The Seuen Sorrows That Women Haue When Theyr Husbandes Be Deade , in which conventional misogynist satire moves into psychological complexity; and Copland's most important work, The Hye Way to the Spyttell Hous , an account of vagabond life outside the law in which thieves' cant first sees print. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

Publisher: Toronto [Ont.] : University of Toronto Press, Ă1993
ISBN: 9781442679429
1442679425
9780802057969
0802057969
Characteristics: 1 online resource (x, 272 pages) : illustrations
Additional Contributors: Erler, Mary Carpenter

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