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“This uncomatable book”: new evidence of the circulation and reception of the poetry of James VI/I

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This essay examines manuscript additions to a copy of the first printed work by James VI/I, The Essayes of a Prentise, in the Divine Art of Poesie (1584), held in Winchester College Fellows' Library. This copy, which has not previously been studied, contains a manuscript supplement of three poems by James that were not printed during his lifetime, as well as a unique sonnet in praise of the king and a small set of marks of reading. The essay reassesses the picture that has emerged of the circ...

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10.1353/hlq.2021.0023

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
ContEd
Department:
Continuing Education
Role:
Author
Publisher:
University of Pennsylvania Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Huntington Library Quarterly Journal website
Volume:
84
Issue:
2
Pages:
213-245
Publication date:
2022-02-22
Acceptance date:
2021-03-01
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EISSN:
1544-399X
ISSN:
0018-7895
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1168795
Local pid:
pubs:1168795
Deposit date:
2021-03-19

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