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Investigation of the Latin poetry produced through British poets from the 16th century onwards offers an indispensible perception right into a dominant strand within the highbrow, cultural and academic lifetime of the British Isles in this interval. at the moment, the composition of Latin poetry used to be a standard characteristic of faculty curricula and a favored leisure-time task of the proficient elite. Such exam additionally sheds gentle at the poetic ideas and perform of significant British poets (such as Campion, Cowley, Herbert and Milton) who penned a wide volume of neo-Latin verse as well as their better-known vernacular works.

Contributors: Ceri Davies, Swansea collage; Roger P.H. eco-friendly, college of Glasgow; Philip Hardie, collage of Cambridge; Jason Harris, collage collage Cork; Stephen Harrison, collage of Oxford; L.B.T. Houghton, collage of Glasgow; Sarah Knight, collage of Leicester; Gesine Manuwald, college university London; David cash, collage of Cambridge; Victoria Moul, King's collage London; Niall Rudd, college of Liverpool; Keith Sidwell, college of Calgary; Andrew Taylor, collage of Cambridge; Angus Vine, college of Stirling.

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