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Guilty Creatures : Renaissance Poetry and the Ethics of Authorship

A study of how poets treat the theme of killing and other depravities in Renaissance poetry. Among the poems used to explore the concept of authorial guilt raised by violent representations, are Skelton's "Phyllyp Sparowe", Spenser's "Faerie Queene", and Shakespeare's "Julius Caesar."
eBook, English, 2001
Oxford University Press, New York, 2001