George Whetstone"s metrical life of George Gascoigne, the poet.

by George Whetstone

Publisher: J. Evans & Co. in Bristol

Written in English
Published: Pages: 19 Downloads: 484
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  • Gascoigne, George, d. 1577.,
  • Poets, English -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- Biography.
  • Edition Notes

    GenreBiography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR2386 .M4 1815
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 19, [1] p. ;
    Number of Pages19
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6592054M
    LC Control Number16023916
    OCLC/WorldCa24949369

The life of George Gascoigne, probably the greatest writer of the early years of Queen Elizabeth’s reign, illustrates some of the worst and some of the best aspects of the life of the. The Book of Falconry or Hawking and the Noble Art of Venerie (printed together in ) are sometimes both assigned to Turberville though the second of these is a translation by George Gascoigne from the French work La Venerie () by Jacques du Fouilloux. George Gascoigne, The Whole Woorkes of George Gascoigne Esquyre, posthumously published (see also A Hundreth Sundrie Flowres , The Posies of George Gascoigne ) George Turberville, Tragicall Tales, translations from Mambrino Roseo and Boccaccio's Decameron; George Whetstone, Sir Philip Sidney, his Honourable Life, his Valiant Death, and. Isabella Whitney claims attention as the first Englishwoman believed to have written original secular poetry for publication. Her established oeuvre consists of two short anthologies of lively materials joined in a winsome, original manner. The Copy of a Letter (?) includes three robust love poems, with an.

George Gascoigne has 60 books on Goodreads with ratings. George Gascoigne’s most popular book is The Adventures of Master F.J.   He has realized that long lines of twelve or fourteen syllables and their counterparts, lines of three and four feet, belong to a world of ballad, metrical psalm, and hymn––belong, that is, in music. Serious non-musical poetry, Gascoigne has seen, is best written in pentameter. Gascoigne twice tells us that he had pursued an interest in music. George Whetstone is the author of A Critical Edition of George Whetstone's an Heptameron of Civil Discourses ( avg rating, 0 ratings, 0 reviews). The life and writings of George Gascoigne, with three poems heretofore not reprinted, by: Schelling, Felix Emmanuel, Published: () A remembraunce of the wel imployed life, [and] godly end, of George Gaskoigne Esquire: who deceassed at .

George Gascoigne, English poet and a major literary innovator. Gascoigne attended the University of Cambridge, studied law at Gray’s Inn in , and thereafter pursued careers as a politician, country gentleman, courtier, soldier of fortune, and man of letters, all with moderate distinction. George Gascoigne was born on month day , at birth place, to George Gascoigne and Jessie Anne Gascoigne (born Terrett). Jessie was born on July 31 , in West Bromwich, Staffordshire, England. George married Grace Victoria Maud Gascoigne (born Holden) on .

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George Gascoigne (c. – 7 October ) was an English poet, soldier and unsuccessful is considered the most important poet of the early Elizabethan era, following Sir Thomas Wyatt and Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey and leading to the emergence of Philip Sidney.

He was the first poet to deify Queen Elizabeth I, in effect establishing her cult as a virgin goddess married to her. The life and writings of George Gascoigne; with three poems heretofore not reprinted by Felix Emmanuel Schelling (Book) A remembraunce of the wel imployed life, [and] godly end, of George Gaskoigne Esquire: who deceassed at Stalmford in Lincolneshire the 7.

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He was the first poet to deify Queen Elizabeth I, in effect establishing her cult as a virgin goddess married to her. Gascoigne's adaptation of "Jocasta" (), after Euripides, was the first Ancient Greek drama presented in Britain and possibly the first written in blank verse.

As a poet he helped introduce the sonnet form to his country. Gascoigne was born in Bedfordshire, the son of Sir John Gascoigne. Buy George Whetstone's metrical life of George Gascoigne, the poet by George Whetstone (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : George Whetstone. George Whetstone (. – ) was an English dramatist and author. Biography. Whetstone was the third son of Robert Whetstone (d. ), a member of a wealthy family that owned the manor of Walcot at Barnack, near Stamford, appears to have had a small inheritance which he soon spent, and he complains bitterly of the failure of a lawsuit to recover a further inheritance.

Title: G. W.'s Metrical Life of G. Gascoigne, the Poet. (A remembraunce of the wel imployed life, and godly end of George Gaskoigne, etc.).Publisher: British Library, Historical Print EditionsThe British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom. It is one of the world's largest research libraries holding over million items in all known languages and formats: books, journals.

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Full text of "ne notes of instruction in English verse 2. The steele glas 3. The complaynt of Philomene Preceded by George Whetstone's A remembrance of the well imployed life, and godly end of George Gascoigne, Esquire". George Whetstone (??) was an English poet, playwright, and soldier.

Whetstone was 1 of the early, roistering playwrights who frequented the Court of Elizabeth, later served as a soldier in the Low Countries, accompanied Sir Humphrey Gilbert's expedition to Newfoundland inand was at the Battle of Zutphen in He was a trenchant critic of the contemporary drama, contending.

George Gascoigne (. - 7 October ) was an English poet, soldier, artist, and courtier. He is considered the most important poet of the early Elizabethan era, following Sir Thomas Wyatt and Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey, and leading to the emergence of Philip Sidney.1 1 Life Overview Family Youth and education Early career In Netherlands Later writing Last.

George Gascoigne, English poet and a major literary innovator. Gascoigne attended the University of Cambridge, studied law at Gray’s Inn inand thereafter pursued careers as a politician, country gentleman, courtier, soldier of fortune, and man of letters, all with moderate distinction.

Essays and criticism on George Gascoigne, including the works “Gascoignes Memories”, Poetry as social exchange, The Discourse of the Adventures Passed by Master F. J., The Steele Glas, a. George Gascoigne (c.

– October 7, ) was an English poet. He was the eldest son of Sir John Gascoigne of Cardington, Bedfordshire. Early life. Leave a reply. Certayne Notes of Instruction in English Verse, The Steele.

George Whetstone's metrical life of George Gascoigne, the poet. (Bristol [J. Evans & co., printers], ), by George Whetstone (page images at HathiTrust) Items. George Whetstone wrote a long dull poem in honour of his friend, entitled “A Remembrance of the wel-imployed life and godly end of George Gaskoigne, Esquire.” His theory of metrical composition is explained in a short critical treatise, “Certayne Notes of Instruction concerning the making of verse or ryme in English, written at the.

George Gascoigne was an English poet, soldier, artist, and unsuccessful courtier. He is considered the most important poet of the early Elizabethan era, following Sir Thomas Wyatt and Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey and leading to the emergence of Philip Sidney.

George Gascoigne (ca. – 7 October ) was an English poet, soldier, artist, and unsuccessful is considered the most important poet of the early Elizabethan era, following Sir Thomas Wyatt and Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey and leading to the emergence of Philip Sidney.

[1] He was the first poet to deify Queen Elizabeth I, in effect establishing her cult as a virgin goddess. George Gascoigne, born in at Cardington, Bedfordshire, is considered one of the major poets of the early Elizabethan period, providing the necessary literary bridge between the earlier traditions of Wyatt and Surrey, and the later forms of poets like Sidney and Spencer.

Gascoigne's life. Gascoigne, the poet, owed his elections to Parliament for Bedford to his father, a recorder of the town. The family owned part of the barony of Bedford. Inpresumably through the influence of Anthony Browne †, 1st Viscount Montagu, he was, according to a document addressed to the Privy Council, returned to the Commons for the Sussex.

GEORGE GASCOIGNE (c. ), English poet, eldest son of Sir John Gascoigne of Cardington, Bedfordshire, was born probably between and He was educated at Trinity College, Cambridge, and on leaving the university is supposed to have joined the Middle Temple.

He became a member of Gray's Inn in He has been identified without much show of evidence with a lawyer. OCLC Number: Notes: Preliminaries omitted.

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George Whetstone, ?–, English dramatist and chief work, the play Promos and Cassandra (), is important in the development of English domestic drama and was a source for Shakespeare's Measure for Measure.

Whetstone, whose works are full of grave moral utterances, was also the author of Rock of Regard (), a miscellany of verse and prose; A Remembrance (), a. George Gascoigne, amateur poet and gentleman, was the chief poet of the early Elizabethan period. As a writer supremely interested in proving the English language to be as fit a medium for poetry as o.‘Pieces of Ancient Poetry from Unpublished MSS.

and Scarce Books,’ Bristol,4to ( copies printed). 5. ‘George Whetstone's Metrical Life of George Gascoigne, ,’ Bristol,4to .(c) by John Butler. 1. Biography There is some confusion about the biography of George Gascoigne, particularly since recent (as yet unpublished) research by Dr.

Evelyn Lord of Cambridge University has revealed that there was more than one person of this name living at the same time, and that at least one of the others was a poet.