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The concentration of this research is court docket literature in early sixteenth-century England and Scotland. writer Jon Robinson examines courtly poetry and drama within the context of a fancy process of leisure, schooling, self-fashioning, dissimulation, propaganda and patronage. He locations chosen works below shut severe scrutiny to discover the symbiotic dating that existed among court docket literature and critical socio-political, monetary and nationwide contexts of the interval 1500 to 1540.

The first chapters talk about the pervasive impact of patronage upon court docket literature via an research of the panegyric verse that surrounded the coronation of Henry VIII. The rhetorical ideas followed by way of courtiers inside their literary works, even though, differed, looking on even if the author was once, on the time of writing the verse or drama, excluded or incorporated from the environs of the court docket. the several, usually complex rhetorical options are, via shut readings of chosen verse, delineated and mentioned in bankruptcy 3 on David Lyndsay and bankruptcy 4 on Thomas Wyatt and Thomas Elyot.

Wyatt's integrity, his sincere character is, notwithstanding, in bankruptcy 5, proven to were a façade intentionally and adroitly crafted through the poet that allowed him to outlive and flourish inside of a global of political intrigue on the Henrician court docket. Literature every now and then will be appropriated by way of the sovereign and in particular crafted on his behalf to extra nationwide and private political pursuits. the probabilities of this appropriation are explored within the ultimate bankruptcy via a scholarly proficient creative research of the works of Buchanan, Dunbar and Wyatt.

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22. 57 For those historians who have argued that James IV was a medieval king and pitiful monarch, see Mackie, Robert (1958), King James IV of Scotland: A Brief Survey of His Life and Times; Macquarrie, Alan (1985), Scotland and the Crusades, 1095–1560. For those historians and critics who challenge such a viewpoint, see Fradenburg, City, Marriage, Tournament; MacDougall, James IV; Nicholson, Ranald (1973), ‘Feudal Developments in Late Medieval Scotland’, in Juridical Review 1973 (1); Nicholson, Ranald (1974), Scotland: The Later Middle Ages, vol.

121; Heale, Wyatt, Surrey & Early Tudor Poetry, pp. 4–5. Heale offers an erudite analogy of the modern pop song and courtly poetry as forms of self-display. ), Stewart Style 1513–1542: Essays on the Court of James V, p. 119; Fradenburg, Louise (1991), City, Marriage, Tournament, p. 22. 57 For those historians who have argued that James IV was a medieval king and pitiful monarch, see Mackie, Robert (1958), King James IV of Scotland: A Brief Survey of His Life and Times; Macquarrie, Alan (1985), Scotland and the Crusades, 1095–1560.

119; Fradenburg, Louise (1991), City, Marriage, Tournament, p. 22. 57 For those historians who have argued that James IV was a medieval king and pitiful monarch, see Mackie, Robert (1958), King James IV of Scotland: A Brief Survey of His Life and Times; Macquarrie, Alan (1985), Scotland and the Crusades, 1095–1560. For those historians and critics who challenge such a viewpoint, see Fradenburg, City, Marriage, Tournament; MacDougall, James IV; Nicholson, Ranald (1973), ‘Feudal Developments in Late Medieval Scotland’, in Juridical Review 1973 (1); Nicholson, Ranald (1974), Scotland: The Later Middle Ages, vol.

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