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Title:
Skelton : the critical heritage
Author:
Edwards, A. S. G. (Anthony Stockwell Garfield), 1942-
Publication Information:
London ; Boston : Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1981.
Physical Description:
ix, 224 pages ; 23 cm.
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780710007247
Format :
Book

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Table of Contents

General Editor's Prefacep. v
Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Introductionp. 1
Note on the Textp. 42
2 Erasmus on Skelton, 'That Incomparable Light and Ornament of British Letters'p. 43
1 William Caxton on Skeltonp. 43
4 'The Great Chronicle' on Skelton and His Contemporariesp. 46
3 Alexander Barclay on 'Philip Sparrow'p. 46
5 Henry Bradshaw on Skelton and Other Superior Poetsp. 47
6 William Lily on Skelton: 'Neither Learned, nor a Poet'p. 48
7 Robert Whittinton in Praise of Skelton, the 'Learned Poet'p. 49
8 John Bale on the Life of Skeltonp. 54
9 William Bullein on Skelton's Satires on Wolseyp. 55
10 Thomas Churchyard in Praise of Skeltonp. 56
11 John Grange on Skelton's 'Ragged Ryme'p. 59
12 Williams Webbe on Skelton: 'A Pleasant Conceyted Fellowe'p. 60
13 George Puttenham on Skelton's Metrep. 60
14 Gabriel Harvey on Skelton, the 'Madbrayned Knave'p. 62
15 Arthur Dent on Skelton's Immoral Worksp. 63
16 Michael Drayton in Praise of Skeltonp. 64
17 Pimlyco, or Runne Red-Cap' in Praise of 'Elynor Rumming'p. 66
19 Humphrey King on Skelton and Other 'Merry Men'p. 68
18 Nicholas Breton on Skelton's 'Ruffling Rimes'p. 68
20 William Browne on Skeltonp. 69
23 James Howell on the Neglect of Skeltonp. 70
22 'A Banquet of Jests' on the Neglect of Skeltonp. 70
24 Thomas Fuller's Biography on Skeltonp. 71
Notesp. 73
25 Edward Phillips on Skelton's Current Obscurityp. 73
26 An Eighteenth-Century Critic in Praise of 'Elynor Rummyng'p. 74
27 Alexander Pope on 'Beastly Skelton'p. 75
28 Elizabeth Cooper in Praise of Skeltonp. 76
29 Samuel Johnson on Skeltonp. 77
30 Thomas Warton on Skeltonp. 78
31 Philip Neve on Skelton: 'A Rude and Scurrilous Rhymer'p. 83
32 Robert Southey on Skelton's Geniusp. 84
33 William Gifford in Praise of Skeltonp. 86
34 Thomas Campbell on Skelton's Buffooneryp. 86
35 Ezekiel Sanford on Skelton's Life and Worksp. 87
36 The 'Retrospective Review' in Praise of Skeltonp. 89
37 William Wordsworth on Skelton: 'A Demon in Point of Genius'p. 89
38 Samuel Taylor Coleridge on 'Philip Sparrow'p. 91
39 Henry Hallam on Skelton: 'Certainly Not a Poet'p. 92
40 Isaac D'israeli on Skelton's Geniusp. 93
41 Elizabeth Barrett Browning in Praise of Skeltonp. 99
42 Agnes Strickland on Skelton: 'This Ribald and Ill-Living Wretch'p. 100
43 The 'Quarterly Review' on Dyce's Edition of Skeltonp. 101
44 Hippolyte Taine on Skelton the 'Clown'p. 122
45 'Dublin University Magazine' on Skeltonp. 123
46 James Russell Lowell on Skelton and 'Philip Sparrow'p. 147
47 John Churton Collins on Skeltonp. 148
48 Richard Hughes on Skeltonp. 149
49 Edmund Blunden on Skelton's 400th Anniversaryp. 154
50 Humbert Wolfe on Skelton's Innovationp. 163
51 Robert Graves on Henderson's Edition of Skeltonp. 167
52 W.H.Auden on Skelton 'The Entertainer'p. 176
53 G.S.Fraser on Skeltonp. 186
54 E.M.Forster on Skeltonp. 195
55 C.S.Lewis on Skelton, 'The Really Gifted Amateur'p. 207
Bibliographyp. 217
Indexp. 219

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