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Sidney, Philip 1554-1586

Overview
Works: 1,458 works in 4,943 publications in 7 languages and 98,061 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  History  Paraphrases  Biographies  Poetry  Juvenile works  Sonnets  Romances  Pastoral fiction 
Subject Headings: Poets, English--Early modern 
Roles: Author, Translator, Dedicatee, Other, Honoree, Lyricist, Singer, Composer, Dedicator, Correspondent, Librettist, Creator, Performer, Bibliographic antecedent, Illustrator, Author of dialog
Classifications: PR2343, 821.3
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Most widely held works about Philip Sidney
 
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Most widely held works by Philip Sidney
The apology for poetry by Philip Sidney( Book )

285 editions published between 1595 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 2,418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Facsimile reprint of ed. : London, Henry Olney, 1595
The Countess of Pembroke's Arcadia (the old Arcadia) by Philip Sidney( Book )

237 editions published between 1588 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The defense of poesy by Philip Sidney( )

25 editions published between 1595 and 2013 in English and held by 1,936 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Countess of Pembroke's Arcadia by Philip Sidney( Book )

127 editions published between 1590 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Basilus, a foolish old duke, consults an oracle as he imperiously wishes to know the future, but he is less than pleased with what he learns. To escape the oracle's horrific prophecies about his family and kingdom he withdraws into pastoral retreat with his wife and two daughters. When a pair of wandering princes fall in love with the princesses and adopt disguises to gain access to them, all manner of complications, both comic and serious, ensue. Part-pastoral romance, part-heroic epic, Sidney's long narrative work was hugely popular for centuries after its first publication in 1593, inspiring two sequels and countless imitations, and contributing greatly to the development of the novel
Poems by Philip Sidney( Book )

72 editions published between 1877 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Works are covered under the following headings: 'Poems from the Lady of May', 'The Countess of Pembroke's Arcadia: The Old Arcadia', 'Certain Sonnets', 'Astrophil and Stella', 'Other Poems', 'The Psalms of David', 'Lost Poem', 'Wrongly attributed Poems'
Silver poets of the sixteenth century by Gerald Bullett( Book )

25 editions published between 1947 and 2009 in English and held by 1,195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

English poetry, after the splendid summer sun of Chaucer had set, entered early into a rather wintry phase, in which a stirring of folk poetry and Skelton's odd 'flytings and vituperations' were almost the only relief. There were poets, of course, who looked back at the splendour, but their study windows were not opened until the great spring morning of the early sixteenth century when England became a land of song. It was a welcome renewal -- of language, new fancies, new conceits -- a looking into the face of nature. New learning, new culture were abroad; freshness touched the sonnets of Wyatt, Sidney, Howard and Releigh as they penned and composed this excitingly new literary form. In this garden of a world, the poets turned to love as their theme and played upon it with virtuosity -- from lines of great artistry and verbal felicity to poems of deep and true feeling
An apology for poetry : or, The defence of poesy by Philip Sidney( Book )

53 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in English and Swedish and held by 977 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Apology for Poetry (or The Defence of Poesy), by the celebrated soldier-poet Sir Philip Sidney, is the most important work of literary theory published in the Renaissance. Its wit and inventiveness place it among the first great literary productions of the age of Shakespeare. Since 1965 Geoffrey Shepherd's edition of the Apology has been the standard, and this revision of Shepherd's edition, with a new introduction and extensive notes, is designed to introduce Sidney's best-known work to a new generation of readers at the beginning of thetwenty-first century.Unfamiliar words and phrases are glossed, classical and other references explained, and difficult passages analysed in detail. This greatly expanded edition will be of value to all those interested in the Renaissance, from students and teachers at school and university to the inquisitive general reader
Astrophel & Stella by Philip Sidney( Book )

68 editions published between 1598 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[The Covntesse of Pembrokes Arcadia] by Philip Sidney( )

70 editions published between 1598 and 1829 in English and held by 728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Psalms of Sir Philip Sidney and the Countess of Pembroke by Philip Sidney( Book )

16 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prose works by Philip Sidney( Book )

35 editions published between 1912 and 1970 in English and held by 655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Argalus and Parthenia by Francis Quarles( )

40 editions published between 1629 and 2005 in English and held by 642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five courtier poets of the English Renaissance by Robert M Bender( Book )

7 editions published between 1967 and 1974 in English and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Jacob Leisler, a merchant and politician in colonial New York who seized the reigns of British colonial government in 1689 and held them until 1691
Miscellaneous prose of Sir Philip Sidney by Philip Sidney( Book )

15 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Texts include: 'Discourse on Irish Affairs', 'The lady of May', 'A letter to Queen Elizabeth', ' A Defence of Poetry', 'Defence of Leicester' and Sidney's will
The complete works of Sir Philip Sidney by Philip Sidney( Book )

26 editions published between 1912 and 1962 in English and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The defense of poesy, otherwise known as An apology for poetry by Philip Sidney( Book )

14 editions published between 1890 and 1964 in English and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Countess of Pembroke's Arcadia : the new Arcadia by Philip Sidney( Book )

12 editions published between 1939 and 1987 in English and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An apologie for poetrie, 1595 by Philip Sidney( Book )

51 editions published between 1868 and 1966 in English and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Philip Sidney by Philip Sidney( Book )

33 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Philip Sidney's defense of poesy by Philip Sidney( Book )

4 editions published between 1970 and 1996 in English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The Countess of Pembroke's Arcadia
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菲利普·西德尼爵士

Languages
English (1,395)

French (15)

Italian (7)

Spanish (7)

Japanese (2)

Chinese (2)

Swedish (1)

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The Countess of Pembroke's Arcadia (the old Arcadia)The Countess of Pembroke's ArcadiaSilver poets of the sixteenth centuryAn apology for poetry : or, The defence of poesyAstrophel & StellaProse worksSir Philip Sidney