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The Library of the Sidneys of Penshurst

Germaine Warkentin

The Library of the Sidneys of Penshurst

by Germaine Warkentin

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Published by University of Toronto Press .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL11207872M
ISBN 100802042937
ISBN 109780802042934

A scholar of early modern British literature, Joe Black received his BA and PhD from the University of Toronto and taught for several years at the University of Tennessee Knoxville before joining the English faculty at UMass Amherst in Rooted in the history of the book, his research on seventeenth-century literature has examined the intersection between writing and the material and. Penshurst Place is a 14th century manor house built in The 2, acre estate, once the property of King Henry VIII, was left to his son King Edward VI and granted to Sir William Sidney in The Sidney family have been in continuous occupation for more than years y: England.

Ben Jonson is among the best-known writers and theorists of English Renaissance literature, second in reputation only to Shakespeare. A prolific dramatist and a man of letters highly learned in the classics, he profoundly influenced the Augustan age through his emphasis on the precepts of. In Edward VI granted him Penshurst Place, Kent, built by Sir John de Pulteney, Baron's Hall completed , last owner before Sidney was Edward Stafford, D. Buckingham, Penshurst was forfeit to the crown when Buckingham was executed for treason , Henry VIII used stay at Penshurst while courting Anne Boleyn at nearby Hever en: Henry Sidney, Mary Margaret Sidney, Sir Henry Sidney, Ann (Agnes) Sidney, Frances Radcliffe.

The Library of the Sidneys of Penshurst Place circa University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division The Sidneys of Penshurst And the Monarchy, – The Library of the Sidneys of Penshurst Place (University of Toronto Press, ), with Germaine Warkentin and William Bowen Private Libraries of Renaissance England, vol. 7 (MRTS, ) and vol. 8 (MRTS, ), both with R. J. Fehrenbach.


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The Library of the Sidneys of Penshurst by Germaine Warkentin Download PDF EPUB FB2

‘The Library of Sidneys of Penshurst Place is a monumental achievement that will contribute to scholarship on the history of reading, libraries, and the Sidney family It is a book worthy not only of any decent research library, but of a private collection – a joy to read, skim, and to display on the bookshelf.’Format: Hardcover.

The Library of the Sidneys of Penshurst Place circa Book Description: Comprised of nearly entries, the catalogue is presented with a full introduction describing the Sidneys' intellectual world and life, their reading and collecting, the women collectors of.

The editors employ all the resources of contemporary bibliography, print and digital, to identify the titles in the catalogue, and where possible to locate the Sidneys' own copies still extant, as well as architectural analysis to identify and describe the library room at Penshurst, now lost to.

For two centuries () the Sidney family of Penshurt Place, Kent, produced poets, courtiers, collectors, and at least one revolutionary. Increasingly aware of the cultural ideal of the learned nobleman and of libraries as representations of that ideal, the Sidneys amassed one of the largest gentry libraries in England of their period.

This edition of their library catalogue provides a. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Sidney, Philip, Sidneys of Penshurst. London, S.H. Bousfield & Co., ld., (OCoLC) The Sidneys of Penshurst [Sidney, Philip] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The Sidneys of Penshurst. Introduction --The Sidneys of Penshurst --The Penshurst Library Catalogue --The Life of the Mind in Arcadia --The Making of the Catalogue --Readers and Collectors, --Sir Henry Sidney --Sir Philip Sidney --Robert Sidney, first earl of Leicester --Robert Sidney, second earl of Leicester --'Lord Lisleys Study' --The Library at Penshurst.

Renaissance Quarterly ’Michael Brennan has widened the dimensions of Sidney scholarship. The Sidneys of Penshurst is a book for specialists, and its erudition reinforces the importance of understanding the Sidney family and the milieu they helped to forge.’ Journal of British Studies ’.

#OnThisDay 11th February,Penshurst Branch Library (near Olds Park) was officially opened by Mayor, Alderman J. Walsh.

Built at a cost of $40, design and planning work had been undertaken by Hurstville Council staff, the new library proposed to house up to books/5(10). Learn how to read the Sidneys' various hands, see the very paper on which they wrote, and discover a magnificent early map of the Penshurst estate, where nature has been carefully constructed.

You will also be able to watch an online screening of Lady Mary Wroth's play ‘Love's Victory’ (), performed and filmed at Penshurst Place. Penshurst Library.

Penshurst Library. View Map Website Email 02 Address Forest Road Penshurst NSW Council: Georges River. Related Libraries Hurstville Library / Kogarah Library & Cultural Centre / Oatley Library / South Hurstville Library.

List of Related libraries. The Sidneys of Penshurst and the Monarchy, The Sidneys of Penshurst and the Monarchy, Aldershot: Ashgate Publishing Company, xiv + pp.

+ 24 b/w pls. index. illus. tbls. bibl. $ ISBN: X. This is the book we did not know we were waiting for. The recent history of Sidney studies has been one of Author: Roger Kuin.

Penshurst Branch Library (Hurstville City Library) is a member of LibraryThing for Libraries, enhancing its online catalog with LibraryThing content and features. (find out more) Holdings integrated with LibraryThing's groundbreaking new Local Book Search. Penshurst Place, a sprawling and beautiful estate in the Kent Weald, is where Sir Philip was born and where the Sidney family still lives over years later.

Oxford educated and well connected, 16 year old Philip was sent by his uncle, the Earl of Leicester, on a tour to learn the languages and statecraft of Europe, to better serve Elizabeth. Writing Family History: The Sidneys of Penshurst. A one-day course at Kent History and Library Centre.

Monday 4th November Penshurst Place is a historic building near Tonbridge, Kent, 32 miles (51 km) south east of London, is the ancestral home of the Sidney family, and was the birthplace of the great Elizabethan poet, courtier and soldier, Sir Philip original medieval house is one of the most complete surviving examples of 14th-century domestic architecture in England.

Here we see younger generations building on the achievements of their forebears (as happened quite literally at the Sidneys' constantly evolving home, Penshurst).

When Algernon Sidney writes in the signature book of the University of Copenhagen ‘This hand, enemy to tyrants, by the sword seeks peace with liberty’ inhe claims Author: Gavin Alexander. Library. Top American Libraries Canadian Libraries Universal Library Community Texts Project Gutenberg Biodiversity Heritage Library Children's Library.

Open Library. Featured movies All video latest This Just In Prelinger Archives Democracy Now. Full text of "The Sidneys of Penshurst". As the estate of a traitor, Penshurst became the property of the Crown and from Henry VIII used it as a hunting lodge. He would visit his friend and kinsman of the Sidneys, Charles Brandon, Earl of Suffolk, whilst courting Anne Boleyn, his second wife and.

’Penshurst Place and Leicester House’ Book Section How to cite: West, Susie (). ’Penshurst Place and Leicester House’. In: Hannay, Margaret P.; Brennan, Michael G. and Lamb, Mary Ellen eds. The Ashgate Research Companion to The Sidneys, Ashgate Research Companions, 1.

Farnham: Ashgate, pp. – For guidance on. “To Penshurst” is a line poetic letter written in heroic couplets. It is primarily descriptive and discursive and mimics the pastoral poems of Horace ( b.c.e.) and the invitational.But this minor point does not tarnish the brilliance of The Library of the Sidneys of Penshurst Place Circa It will remain a landmark in the history of the book, and should become a compulsory read for early modern British and European intellectual historians.

ssgg«Spenser's Ruins and the .Part V The Sidneys and the Arts: The Sidneys and public entertainments, Arthur F. Kinney-- The Sidneys and literary patronage, Lisa Celovsky-- Penshurst Place and Leicester House, Susie West-- The Sidneys and the visual arts, Elizabeth Goldring-- The Sidneys and music, Katherine R.

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