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'So may the songe be famous': Sir Philip Sidney and the matter of Troy

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The thesis argues that for Sidney’s early readers and imitators his literary career and writings were inextricably linked to the matter of Troy and that the reception of Sidney’s texts involved co-reception of Trojan texts. The chapters explore instances of such simultaneous reception in a variety of published and unpublished texts and cover approximately five decades from Sidney’s death in 1586 to the 1640s aiming to demonstrate that the connection between Sidney and Troy was a significan...

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Supervisor
Type of award:
MLitt
Level of award:
Masters
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Language:
English
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Deposit date:
2020-07-13

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