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Journal Article

The Spenserian Stanza before 1700

Edward Payson Morton
Modern Philology
Vol. 4, No. 4 (Apr., 1907), pp. 639-654
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Topics: Stanzas, Poetry, Legends, Pentameter, Rhyme, Narrative poetry, Poetic meter, Occasional poetry, Sonnets, Heroes
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Notes and References

This item contains 8 references.

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    May 6, 1893, p. 574 b.
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    Certain Notes of Instruction, 3.
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    Arber, English Scholar's Library, Barnefield, p. 44.
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    Second edition, Cambridge, 1647. This preface does not appear in the first edition, 1642.
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    Gregory Smith, Elizabethan Critical Essays, Vol. I, pp. 49 and 539
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    Jacobean Poets, p. 150.
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    Ibid, p. 139.
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    Preface, pp. 2, 3.