Mary Sidney Herbert: Printed Writings 1500–1640: Series 1, Part One, Volume 6, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Mary Sidney Herbert

Printed Writings 1500–1640: Series 1, Part One, Volume 6, 1st Edition

By Gary F. Waller

Routledge

120 pages

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Description

Mary Sidney (1562-1620), Countess of Pembroke, was born into one of England’s most prominent literary and political families. She was fluent in at least three languages and was an accomplished translator and poet. Her two translations from the French, A Discourse of Life and Death, by Philippe de Mornay, and Antonius, a TragÅ“die, by Robert Garnier were published together in 1592 by William Ponsonby. That combined volume is reprinted here.

Table of Contents

Contents: Introductory note; A Discourse of Life and Death; Antonius, a Tragœdie.

About the Series

The Early Modern Englishwoman: A Facsimile Library of Essential Works & Printed Writings, 1500-1640: Series I, Part One

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LIT020000
LITERARY CRITICISM / Comparative Literature