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The Essential Poems - a book by Henryson, Robert

The Essential Poems

The Essential Poems( )
Author: Henryson, Robert
Editor: Jonson, Will
ISBN:978-1-4927-3982-1
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $12.99
Book Description:

Robert Henryson is now recognized as the leading Scottish poet of the late Middle Ages. THis edition contains all his moral fables, the moving poems based on the story of Troilus and Cressida, Orpheus and Eurydice and all his other key poems. This is a modern edition but in the original Scots, priced so that everyone can enjoy Henryson's poetry.

Book Details
Pages:264
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.6 Inches
Book Weight:1.02 Pounds
Author Biography
Henryson, Robert (Author)
Scottish poet Robert Henryson lived in the 15th century. Little is known about his life, but his poetry suggests that he may have been a lawyer and teacher, perhaps teaching at the Benedictine Abbey at Dunfermline.

Henryson's greatest works are The Testament of Cresseid, a sequel to Chaucer's Troilus and Criseyde, and The Morall Fabills of Esope the Phyrgian, a collection of works based on Aesop's fables.

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