Cover: The Canon of Sir Thomas Wyatt’s Poety in HARDCOVER

The Canon of Sir Thomas Wyatt’s Poety

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HARDCOVER

$78.00 • £62.95 • €70.00

ISBN 9780674094604

Publication Date: 01/01/1975

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352 pages

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Thomas Wyatt is the finest English poet between Chaucer and the Elizabethans. Many poems have been wrongly attributed to him, however, and the authenticity of different versions of his lyrics has been a matter of dispute. Richard Harrier makes a significant contribution both by establishing accurate texts and by determining the canon itself.

The only solid foundation for the Wyatt canon is his personal copybook, the Egerton MS, here reproduced in a diplomatic text. The apparatus records all changes within the manuscript and all contemporary variants; explanatory notes are provided. This volume, which includes a detailed and comprehensive analysis of the sources, will stand as the ultimate authority for the text and canon of Wyatt’s poems.

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