2 edition of Sidney defending poetry found in the catalog.
Sidney defending poetry
Patricia Ann Kennan
Includes bibliographical references (p. 229-247) and index.
|Statement||Patricia Ann Kennan.|
|Series||Biblioteca di studi Inglesi ;, 51|
|LC Classifications||PR2343 .K44 1990|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||259 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||259|
|LC Control Number||91228982|
Sidney defends the worth of poetry by presenting us with a long defense written to William Ponsonby, a very popular publisher of the Elizabethan era. Sidney breaks his argument down into eight sections, each one arguing another point as to why poetry is worthy and should not be thought of as sub-par literature. Sidney's Defence of Poesy-the foundational text of English poetics-is generally taken to present a model of poetry as ideal: the poet depicts ideals of human conduct and readers are inspired to imitate them. Catherine Bates sets out to challenge this received view. Attending very closely to Sidney's text, she identifies within it a model of poetry that is markedly at variance from the one.
About this book The most comprehensive collection of essays on Renaissance poetry on the market Covering the period –, A Companion to Renaissance Poetry offers 46 essays which present an in-depth account of the context, production, and interpretation of early modern British poetry. It provides students with a deep . Sidney's Defence of Poesy—the foundational text of English poetics—is generally taken to present a model of poetry as ideal: the poet depicts ideals of human conduct and readers are inspired to imitate them. Catherine Bates sets out to challenge this received view. Attending very closely to Sidney's text, she identifies within it a model of poetry that is markedly at variance from the one.
SCHOLARSHIP HAS amply shown Sidney's. Apology for Poetry to be a compendium of ancient and con- temporary poetic theory. The fullest and most recent account of the intellectual sources for Sidney's ideas can be found in Geoffrey Shepherd's introduction to An Apology for Poetry (London, Nelson, ). tion of Sidney's work as A Defence of Poesy and An Apology for Poetry () may have been an accident of history, but the slippage between apology and defense is no mere accident of usage. To defend poetry, for Sidney, is to define it as capable, by virtue of a moral force, of beat ing back a crowd of imposing rival claimants, each asserting a.
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Sidney defending poetry (Biblioteca di studi Inglesi) [Patricia Ann Kennan] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Sidney began writing poetry inand his writing career only lasted years. His “ The Defence of Poesy ” was originally published under two different titles, The Defence of Poesie and An Apologie for Poetrie.
It is a thorough and vigorous argument written by a practitioner of the art, who also had a strong education in the classics. Sidney's Defence of Poesy—the foundational text of English poetics—is generally taken to present a model of poetry as ideal: the poet depicts ideals of human conduct and readers are inspired to imitate them.
Catherine Bates sets out to challenge this received : Catherine Bates. Background of Sidney’s The Defense of Poesy While The Defense of Poesyis well known, it is also referred to as “An Apology for Poetry”. Sidney wrote this inhowever died before it was published in Many are believed to have influenced this work especially including Stephen Gosson and his work, School Sidney defending poetry book Abuse.
In 1 library. ; 22 cm. Sidney, Philip, Sir, -- Aesthetics. Sidney, Philip, Sir, Apologie for poetrie. Sidney, Philip, Sir, 8 rows A Defence of Poesie and Poems by Philip Sidney. Download. Bibrec. Bibliographic Record.
Sidney's Defence of Poesy—the foundational text of English poetics—is generally taken to present a model of poetry as ideal: the poet depicts ideals of human conduct and readers are inspired to imitate them. Catherine Bates sets out to challenge this received cturer: OUP Oxford.
Khanindra Dutta. Philip Sidney defends poetry in his essay “Apology for Poetry” from the accusations made by Stephen Gosson in his “School of Abuse” dedicated to him.
There, Gosson makes some objections against poetry. Sidney replies to the objections made by Gosson very emphatically, defending poetry in his essay. Buy On Not Defending Poetry: Defence and Indefensibility in Sidney's Defence of Poesy by Bates, Catherine online on at best prices. Fast and free shipping free returns cash on delivery available on eligible : Catherine Bates.
An Apology for Poetry book. Read 56 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This book is part of Orient BlackSwan Annotated Study Texts. In “An Apology for Poetry,” Sidney makes several ingenious arguments to defend poetry against the criticisms commonly leveled against it.
The essence of Sidney’s defense is that poetry, like anything else, can be abused by unskillful or immoral poets, but that the misuse of poetry should be considered the exception and not the rule.
Philip Sidney in his Apology for Poetry reacts against the attacks made on poetry by the puritan, Stephen Gosson. To, Sidney, poetry is an art of imitation for specific purpose, it is imitated to teach and delight. According to him, poetry is simply a superior means of communication and its value depends on what is communicated.
An Apology for Poetry (or, The Defence of Poesy) is a work of literary criticism by Elizabethan poet Philip was written in approximately and first published inafter his death. It is generally believed that he was at least partly motivated by Stephen Gosson, a former playwright who dedicated his attack on the English stage, The School of Abuse, to Sidney inbut.
The Defence of Poesie, literary criticism by Sir Philip Sidney, written about and published posthumously in Another edition of the work, published the same year, is titled An Apologie for ered the finest work of Elizabethan literary criticism, Sidney’s elegant essay suggests that literature is a better teacher than history or philosophy, and it masterfully refutes.
Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Kennan, Patricia Ann. Sidney defending poetry. Bari: Adriatica, (OCoLC) Sidney's response was the DEFENSE. Note that he uses ideas from both Plato (who had ironically argued against poetry) and Aristotle to make his case.
The work is outlined below, with some quoted excerpts inserted: I. Poetry to be defended as it has come under attack. Poetry has been man's first source of inspiration: A. Type: BOOK - Published: - Publisher: OUP Oxford Get Books Writing After Sidney examines the literary response to Sir Philip Sidney (), author of the Arcadia, Astrophil and Stella, and The Defence of Poesy, and the most immediately influential writer of the Elizabethan period.
The Defence of Poesy by Philip Sidney published in is “ a long essay that comes as an answer to Stephan Gosson's work “The School of Abuse”, where he, in his puritan and strict way of thinking, attacks the poet and his poetry” (Wharton 56).
Gosson primarily points out that fiction and literature corrupt the public's sense of morality since it opens the public's mind with different. Subtitled A Guide to Reading Poetry for Pleasure and Practical Criticism, this book – which was updated for a second edition in – is a wonderfully clear and comprehensive introduction to the appreciation of Lennard shows how we can enjoy poetry by understanding its technical features and techniques: his epigraph, from C.
James, suggests a parallel between. Overview. Sir Philip Sidney’s The Defence of Poesy, also called An Apology for Poetry, is one of the earliest works of English literary ted in the format of a speech, as if it were a rhetorical exercise, this treatise responds to contemporary and ancient criticisms of poetry.
On Not Defending Poetry: Defence and Indefensibility in Sidney's Defence of Poesy | Bates, Catherine | ISBN: | Kostenloser Versand für alle Bücher mit Versand und Verkauf duch : Gebundenes Buch.Sir Philip Sidney (30 November – 17 October ) was an English poet, courtier, scholar and soldier who is remembered as one of the most prominent figures of the Elizabethan age.
His works include Astrophel and Stella, The Defence of Poesy (also known as The Defence of Poetry or An Apology for Poetry) and The Countess of Pembroke's Arcadia.The Defence of Poesie.
Sidney's famous essay is said to be a response to an attack on poetry and stage plays, which had been dedicated to him without his permission, by Stephen Gosson, a former playwright: The Schoole of Abuse, Another reply, inferior but interesting, had been published by Thomas Lodge in Henry Olney produced a printing of An Apologie for Poetrie in the spring of.