Elizabethan Critical Essays

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I. Preliminary , pp. xi-xiv; II. The Puritan Attack , pp. xiv-xxi; III. The Defence , pp. xxi-xxxi; IV. The Classical Purpose , pp. xxxi-xli; V. The Special Problems : 1. Decorum , pp. xli-xlvi; 2. Prosody , pp. xlvi-lv; 3. Diction , pp. lv-lx; VI. The Romantic Qualities, pp. lx-lxvi; VII. The Critical Temper, pp. lxvi-lxxi; VIII. The Sources :

1. Classical and Mediaeval , pp. lxxi-lxxvii;
2. Italian , pp. lxxvii-lxxxvii; 3. French , pp. lxxxvii-lxxxix; 4. Spanish , pp. lxxxix- xc; 5. English Predecessors : Inter-borrowings, pp. xc-xcii . . . . . .
ROGER ASCHAM. 'Of Imitation': The Scholemaster (Book II). 1570.1-45
RICHARD WILLES. From Poematum Liber. 1573. Footnote.46-47
GEORGE GASCOIGNE. Certayne Notes of Instruction. 1575.46-57
GEORGE WHETSTONE. The Dedication to Promos and Cassandra. 157858-60
THOMAS LODGE. A Defence of Poetry. 1579.61-86
Bibliographical List of Pamphlets for and against the Stage. 1577-8761-63


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