A Ciceronian Sunburn: A Tudor Dialogue on Humanistic Rhetoric and Civic Poetics

by Armstrong, E.
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ISBN: 9781570036149

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The poetry of Spenser, Sidney, and their contemporaries viewed asrhetorical discourse. A Ciceronian Sunburn reconsiders the complexionof Tudor poetics by demonstrating the ways in which poets andpedagogues appropriated the rhetorical brilliance of Cicero to inform theirapproaches to learning. By recasting the poetic texts of EdmundSpenser and Sir Philip Sidney as works that participated insixteenth-century debates on learning, E. Armstrong challengesconventional views of Tudor poetics.
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Author: Armstrong, E.
  • ISBN: 9781570036149
  • Condition: Used
  • Dimensions: 9.28 x 0.81
  • Number Of Pages: 223
  • Publication Year: 2006

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