Gondibert an heroick poem by William D"Avenant

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Statementwritten by Sr. William D"Avenant
SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 24:17
ContributionsHobbes, Thomas, 1588-1679
The Physical Object
Pagination[2], 88, [4], 344, [6] p
Number of Pages344
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15018105M

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The general inclination to restrain poetic fluency within definite bounds, which led to the adoption of the self-contained couplet as the standard form of verse after the restoration, prompted Sir William D’Avenant to write his epic poem, Gondibert, in a series of quatrains with alternate rimes.

The first two books of Gondibert were written at Paris, where D’Avenant was the guest of lord. Gondibert. by David F Gladish, David F. Gladish (Editor) Hardcover (Revised ed.) USD $ $ Save 13% Current price is $, Original price is $ You Save 13%.

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Sir William Davenant's Gondibert. Oxford: Clarendon Press. Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide) D'Avenant, William, and David F., Gladish. Sir William Davenant's Gondibert. Oxford: Clarendon Press. Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide).

Upon the Authors writing his name, (as in the Title of his Book) D'Avenant [Charles Cotton's poem] To Sir William Davenant, in answer to the Seventh Canto of the Third Book of his Gondibert COMMENTARY. Unfinished, ends with the "middle of the third book, which makes an equal half of the Poem." cf.

Postscript "The author's preface to his much honour'd friend Mr Hobs" (p. ) and "The answer of Mr Hobbes" (p. ) with a part of the poem were printed at Paris inunder title: A discourse upon Gondibert, an heroick : Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

Gondibert by William D'Avenant; 5 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Epic poetry. About The Penguin Book of Renaissance Verse The era between the accession of Henry VIII and the crisis of the English republic in formed one of the most fertile epochs in world literature.

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