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Elizabethan Sonnets & Lyrics

Narrated by: Anthony Quayle
Length: 36 mins
Categories: Drama & Poetry, Poetry
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The writing of sonnets was a craze among poets of the 1590s. The sonnet, an Italian form, was introduced into England by Thomas Wyatt (1503-1542), who modelled himself on Petrarch, and by Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey (1517-1547).

It was Surrey who invented what is now known as the Shakespearean sonnet - three differently rhyming quatrains and a clinching couplet.

This collection of Elizabethan sonnets and lyrics were recorded by Anthony Quayle.

©2008 Saland Publishing (P)2008 Saland Publishing

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