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    The Poetry of William Dunbar

    £5.95
    Ronald Jack's SCOTNOTE study guide examines a number of Dunbar's most important works and explains the background, history, language and influences for senior school pupils and students at all levels.
    ISBN: 9780948877322
    AuthorR.D.S. Jack
    Pub Date27/06/1998
    BindingPaperback
    Pages62
    Availability: In Stock

    Along with his contemporary Robert Henryson, William Dunbar is the foremost figure of Scottish medieval literature. Writing as a court poet during the reign of James IV, Dunbar was at the intellectual heart of Scotland's Renaissance. His poetry is among the greatest in the Scots language: sophisticated, versatile and stylish, the work of a master of considerable literary genius. Ronald Jack's SCOTNOTE study guide examines a number of Dunbar's most important works - The Thrissil and the Rois, The Lament for the Makaris, The Golden Targe, The Twa Mariit Wemen and the Wedo and others - and explains the background, history, language and influences for senior school pupils and students at all levels.

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    Along with his contemporary Robert Henryson, William Dunbar is the foremost figure of Scottish medieval literature. Writing as a court poet during the reign of James IV, Dunbar was at the intellectual heart of Scotland's Renaissance. His poetry is among the greatest in the Scots language: sophisticated, versatile and stylish, the work of a master of considerable literary genius. Ronald Jack's SCOTNOTE study guide examines a number of Dunbar's most important works - The Thrissil and the Rois, The Lament for the Makaris, The Golden Targe, The Twa Mariit Wemen and the Wedo and others - and explains the background, history, language and influences for senior school pupils and students at all levels.