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Published: 23 February 2006

226 Pages


ISBN: 9780199273607

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John Skelton and Poetic Authority

Defining the Liberty to Speak

Jane Griffiths

Clarendon Press

Oxford English Monographs

  • In response to recent critical focus on Skelton's historical context, Jane Griffiths offers here an interpretative approach to his work
  • Contains the only substantial study to date of Skelton's translation of the Bibliotheca Historica of Diodorus Siculus
  • Examines in detail Skelton's reception in the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries