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Poly-Olbion

Michael Drayton

Poly-Olbion

by Michael Drayton

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Published by printed [by Humphrey Lownes] for M. Lownes, I. Browne, I. Helme, I. Busbie in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Michaell Drayton Esq..
ContributionsHole, William, d. 1624., Selden, John, 1584-1654.
The Physical Object
Pagination28 p.l., 303, [1] p. :
Number of Pages303
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18260440M

  An early variation on coloring books could be the illustrations for two volumes of the very long descriptive poem Poly-Olbion by Michael Drayton, . William Hazlitt: "Michael Drayton's Poly-Olbion is a work of great length and of unabated freshness and vigour in itself, though the monotony of the subject tires the reader. He describes each place with the accuracy of a topographer, and the enthusiasm of a poet, as if his muse were the very genus loci" Age of Elizabeth (; )

In Drayton reprinted his most important works; the historical poems and the Idea. Also published was a fantastic satire called The Man in the Moon and, for the for the first time the famous Ballad of Agincourt. Since he had worked on Poly-Olbion, a work to celebrate all the points of topographical or antiquarian interest in Great Britain. Book recommendations Search Categories Children Biographies Crime Economy & Business Erotica Non-Fiction Fantasy & SciFi History Classics Lyric Poetry Short stories Personal Development Fiction Language Thrillers Teens & Young Adult Romance Religion & Spirituality Help Log in Poly-Olbion - Part II. Try Storytel Poly-Olbion - Part II.

  As Gabriel Egan points out in his book Green Shakespeare, ‘the greatest critical dividends occur when one can show how the two discourses, the literary and the political, are mutually reinforcing’. 42 In the imaginative projection of a depopulated landscape that is nevertheless teeming with personified geographical features, Poly-Olbion Cited by: 2. Source Creator: Drayton, Michael, Source Title [Poly-Olbion. Part 1] Poly-Olbion by Michaell Drayton Esqr: Source Created or Published.


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Michael Drayton - Poly-Olbion - Part II: The Nineteenth Song to the Thirtieth Song by Drayton, Michael and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Poly-Olbion book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for : Hardcover. Other articles where Poly-Olbion is discussed: Michael Drayton: of his most ambitious work, Poly-Olbion (), in which he intended to record comprehensively the Elizabethan discovery of England: the beauty of the countryside, the romantic fascination of ruined abbeys, its history, legend, and present life.

He produced a second part in Written in alexandrines (syllable lines. Part 1 of Poly-Olbion is dedicated to Prince Henry, son of the reigning Poly-Olbion book monarch, James I.

The frontispiece to Poly-Olbion, an engraving by William Hole, presents an elaborate tangle of. A new project from the University of Exeter is trying to raise the profile of Michael Drayton.

It’s called the Poly-Olbion project. Poly-Olbion was his grline poem, described on the project website as “an expansive poetic journey through the landscape, history, traditions and customs of.

The first book was also reissued at that time, and the present copy is an example of it. Poly-Olbion was not a great success. Poly-Olbion ’s intent is made clear in the title page, which depicts a goddess-like woman with a crown and scepter and dressed in a map. This is a reproduction of a book published before This Poly-Olbion book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc.

that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections,Author: Michael Drayton, John Selden.

Poly-Olbion is an expansive poetic journey through the landscape, history, traditions and customs of early modern England and Wales. Originally published in two parts (, ), it is also a richly collaborative work: Michael Drayton’s 15,line poem, which navigates the nation county by county, is embellished by William Hole’s thirty.

The Complete Works of Michael Drayton: Polyolbion and The harmony of the church Michael Drayton Full view - Book Description: Poly-Olbion (), the collaborative work of the poet Michael Drayton, the legal scholar John Selden, and the engraver William Hole, ranks among the most remarkable literary productions of early modern England, and arguably among the most important.

An ambitious and idiosyncratic survey of the history, topography, and. Michael Drayton. § Poly-Olbion. But, as the book is laid down, its chief attraction, after all, is seen to be the pathetic bravery of the whole scheme—the voice of the dogged old Elizabethan raised amid an alien world, to sing the old song in the old way, to proclaim and preserve the glories of his beloved country in the face of a.

The distinctive county maps of Poly-Olbion were produced by the engraver William Hole. He was working early in the era of British cartography: William Saxton’s Atlas of England and Wales was published in ; John Speed’s Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine was published in Hole is endebted to such predecessors, but aims less for factual accuracy than for an engagement with the.

For a discussion of Powel's book and its use in Poly Olbion, see Crawley, For Lhuyd and Churchyard in Poly Olbion, see Moore,19 Price, 3, 9. For Taliesin and the Merlins as heirs to the druids, see Beginning date Ending date Title Variation The second part: or a continvance of Poly-Olbion from the eighteenth song.

Containing all the tracts, rivers, mountaines, and forrests: intermixed with the most remarkable stories, antiquities, wonders, rarities, pleasures, and commodities of the east, and northerne parts of this isle, lying betwixt the two famous rivers of Thames, and.

The Poly-Olbion, started by Michael Drayton inwas originally published in two parts: the first in which was subsequently reprinted in together with the second part which completed it. The title itself reflects the Greek for "Many Blessings", but also.

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Ornamental Title Page: Poly-Olbion. Great Britaine. By Michael Drayton. Related. BUY PRINT EXPORT. Editorial Reviews "Drayton's Poly-Olbion has the most delightful title in English poetry, by a long way.

It's hardly ever read these days, which is a pity because it's full of curious quirks and oddities, and a lovely sense that the landscape of Albion (or Britain) is full of gods, nymphs, fairies, and other denizens of fantasy, and that the rivers, hills, and other geographical features he Author: William Hole.

Poly-Olbion (), the collaborative work of the poet Michael Drayton, the legal scholar John Selden, and the engraver William Hole, ranks among the most remarkable literary productions of early modern England, and arguably among the most important.

An ambitious and idiosyncratic survey of the history, topography, and ecology of England and Wales - ranging in its preoccupations from the. Genre/Form: Academic theses: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Haussy, Alice d'.

Poly-Olbion. Paris, Klincksieck, (OCoLC) Named Person. Poly-Olbion: New Perspectives [Hardback] Andrew McRae(Editor); Philip Schwyzer(Editor) $ Qty: Add to Cart-OR-OR. Add to Wishlist | Email to a Friend; ISBN: Designed for the imaginative child in all of us, this beautifully produced coloring book presents a collection of thirty county maps of England and Wales.

The maps were originally produced in the early seventeenth century by the cartographic engraver William Hole to accompany the poem “Poly-Olbion” by Michael Drayton. Divided into thirty songs, the poem celebrates the landscape and history.This dissertation provides a study of Michael Drayton’s Poly-Olbion (;), a loco-descriptive poem divided into two parts consisting of eighteenand twelve Songs, respectively, each one being prefaced by anengraved map.

The verse describes the topography of the English and Welsh counties and the historical feats that took place in the locations in question: the ”narrators” are local.