The Countess of Pembroke's Arcadia: (The Old Arcadia) (Oxford World's Classics) (Paperback)

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Sidney was in his early twenties when he wrote his 'Old' Arcadia for the amusement of his younger sister, the Countess of Pembroke. A romantic story in the manner of Shakespeare's early comedies, the 'Old' Arcadia also includes over 70 poems in a variety of meters and genres. This edition contains a Glossary and an Index of First Lines.

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Product Details
ISBN: 9780199549849
ISBN-10: 0199549842
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication Date: October 15th, 2008
Pages: 432
Language: English
Series: Oxford World's Classics