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The Poems and Translations of Sir Richard Fanshawe

Volume II


Edited by Peter Davidson

Oxford English Texts

  • This volume completes the first edition of the collected works of the early modern poet and translator Sir Richard Fanshawe
  • Contains those versions of Portuguese and Spanish texts which confirm Fanshawe's importance in the history of translation
  • Fanshawe's Latin rendering of parts of The Lusiad of Camoes, discovered by the present editor, is here printed for the first time
  • All texts are given from corrected printed copies with a provenance in Fanshawe's family and immediate circle, thus representing his works in a form which is as close as possible to Fanshawe's final intentions
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