morals. He was not only the greatest dramatist of the age, but also the first poet of the day, and one of the greatest of all times. Sejanus and Cataline on the classical model, but they were not successful. His most effective play is Friar Bacon and Friar Bungay, which deals partly with the tricks of the Friar, and partly with a simple love story between two men with one maid. In contrast, the English Renaissance can only truly be said to begin, shakily, in the 1520s, and it continued until perhaps 1620. English poetry was exactly at the right stage of development for this transplantation to occur, since forms such as the sonnet were uniquely adapted to setting as madrigals: indeed, the sonnet was already well developed in Italy. Composers such as Thomas Morley, the only contemporary composer to set Shakespeare, and whose work survives, published collections of their own, roughly in the Italian manner but yet with a unique cause of Industrialization Englishness; interest in the compositions of the English Madrigal School have enjoyed a considerable. As a man of science, he used a scientific approach to assemble a series of archeological and literary clues. Words and images seem to flow from his brain spontaneously and they are clothed in a style which can be called perfect. The three important plays of this type are Nicholas Udalls.
Was the, renaissance over glorified?
These plays reveal Shakespeares great development as a thinker and technician. On account of all these factors, Spenser has been a potent influence on the English poets of all ages, and there is no exaggeration in the remark made by Charles Lamb that Spenser is the poets poet. (iii) To the third period belong Shakespeares greatest tragedies and sombre or bitter comedies. The English period began far later than the Italian, which was moving into. Philosophers and intellectuals included Thomas More and Francis Bacon. His style and versification are of the highest order. "Recent Studies in the English Renaissance SEL: Studies In English Literature (2007) 47(1 199-275 Hadfield, Andrew. In drama Marlowe probed down into the deep recesses of the human passion. In England it became popular during the Elizabethan period. Edmund Spenser, whose verse epic, the Faerie Queene had a strong influence on, english literature but was eventually overshadowed by the lyrics. With the fall of Constantinople in 1453.D. English Renaissance music kept in touch with continental developments far more than visual art, and managed to survive the Reformation relatively successfully, though William Byrd and other major figures were Catholic.