John Skelton, poet laureate
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Published by Folcroft Press in [Folcroft, Pa.] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Skelton, John, -- 1460?-1529 -- Criticism and interpretation.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Ian A. Gordon.
The Physical Object
Pagination223 p. :
Number of Pages223
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16623335M

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Kinney, Arthur F. John Skelton, Priest as Poet: Seasons of Discovery. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, Norland, Howard B. "Skelton's Magnificence." Drama in Early Tudor Britain, Lincoln, NB: U of Nebraska P, Walker, Greg. "A Domestic Drama: John Skelton's Magnyfycence and the Royal Household.". John Skelton, poet laureate, Paperback – January 1, See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" — $ $ Paperback "Please retry" — Manufacturer: Octagon Books. John Skelton, Poet Laureate Hardcover – January 1, by Ian Gordon (Author) See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Cited by: 3. John Skelton possibly born in Diss Norfolk, was an English poet. Education He is said to have been educated at Oxford. He certainly studied at Cambridge, and he is probably the "one Scheklton" mentioned by William Cole as taking his M.A. degree in

Age of transition --Career of John Skelton --Middle Ages and Renaissance --Woman and the lyric --Skelton and the Humanists --The faithful son --The Goliard --Skelton and the morality --The Wolsey group --Poetry and politics --Skelton and the court --Re-discover of skelton --Appendix A: Chronology of Skelton's life and works --Appendix B: The. John Skelton, poet laureate. [Ian A Gordon; Folcroft Press.] John Skelton; John Skelton: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Ian A The age of transition --The career of John Skelton --Middle Ages and Renaissance --Woman and the lyric --Skelton and the humanists --The faithful son --The Goliard --Skelton and the morality. Dyce thinks it probable that the poet was the "one Scheklton" who, according to Cole, became M.A. at Cambridge in At any rate, we know that he was awarded the degree of laureate by the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge, honoured by University of Louvain, and, some years after , was chosen as tutor to the young Prince Henry, who. Read this book on Questia. That this book is an uncomfortable compromise between a collection of scattered papers concerning John Skelton and an orderly "Life and Works" results partly from the nature of the material itself and partly from the manner in which the research was pursued.

Skelton frequently signed himself "regius orator" and poet-laureate, but there is no record of any emoluments paid in connection with these dignities, although the Abbé du Resnel, author of Recherches sur les poètes couronnez, asserts that he had seen a patent ( ) in which Skelton was appointed poet-laureate to Henry VIII. John Skelton possibly born in Diss Norfolk, was an English poet. Education He is said to have been educated at Oxford. He certainly studied at Cambridge, and he is probably the "one Scheklton" mentioned by William Cole as taking his M.A. degree in In , William Caxton writes of him, in the preface to The Boke of Eneydos compyled by Vyrgyle, in terms which prove that. A poet laureate (plural: poets laureate) is a poet officially appointed by a government or conferring institution, typically expected to compose poems for special events and occasions. Albertino Mussato of Padua and Francesco Petrarca (Petrarch) of Arezzo, both now part of Italy, were the first to be crowned poets laureate after the classical age, respectively in and The office of Poet Laureate is a high honour amongst poets. The ancient Greeks had the first idea, and their heroes and poets wore wreaths of laurel in honour of the god Apollo. Many countries now have a laureate, as do many societies and organisations. But perhaps ranked first among them all is that of our own Poet Laureate.