Two seventeenth century manuscripts relating to Sir Philip Sidney's Arcadia, author(s) unknown.
Two seventeenth century manuscripts relating to Sir Philip Sidney's Arcadia:
Bequeathed to the Library, together with MSS. Eng. b. 2002; c. 2026, fols. 9-34, by John Buxton in 1989.Access Conditions
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For a description of the 'Draught', MS. Eng. e. 2016, and a reprint of the text, see John Buxton 'A draught of...Arcadia', Historical essays 1600-1750, presented to David Ogg, eds. H.E. Bell and R.L. Ollard (1963), pp. 60-7. Buxton also refers to the index, MS. Eng. e. 2017, ibid., p. 30.
English literature | 16th century
English poetry | 16th century
Pastoral poetry, English
Sidney | Sir | Philip | 1554-1586 | Knight | Soldier, statesman, and poet
Great Britain | History | Civil War, 1642-1649
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