Sir Thomas Wyatt


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Noun1.Sir Thomas Wyatt - English poet who introduced the sonnet form to English literature (1503-1542)Sir Thomas Wyatt - English poet who introduced the sonnet form to English literature (1503-1542)
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In England, Sir Thomas Wyatt (1503-1542) and Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey (1516-1547), wrote sonnets which were closer to the Petrarchan model.
Sir Thomas Wyatt the Younger led a revolt against which 16th century monarch?
A portrait of English politician and poet Sir Thomas Wyatt is equally captivating, having been painted by one of the greatest portraitists of the 16th century, Hans Holbein the Younger.
Sir Thomas Wyatt, himself a poet of note, fell out of favour (extremely easy to do in Tudor times) and got the chop in 1536.
The upshot is a stimulating and remarkably integrated rereading of Sir Thomas Wyatt, George Gascoigne, George Turberville, Fulke Greville, Sir Philip Sidney, and Edmund Spenser.
The work of Francesco Petrarca (or Petrarch, 1304-74) influenced important European Renaissance writers such as Pietro Bembo, Torquato Tasso, Pierre Ronsard, Etienne Jodelle, Sir Thomas Wyatt, Sir Philip Sidney, Samuel Daniel, Michael Drayton, Edmund Spenser, William Shakespeare, and many others.
Major and lesser known authors like Sir Thomas Wyatt are included.
The strongest chapters, on the poetry of Skelton and Sir Thomas Wyatt, William Baldwin's Mirror for Magistrates, Thomas Tusser's 'author's life' in his book on husbandry, and Isabella Whitney's 'letters,' critically identify and examine literary strategies where the writers offer glimpses of personal reflection to the reader.
Dunn is an Australian writer and the author of the award-winning novel Dear Heart, How Like You This?, a novel recounting the tragic story of Anne Boleyn through the eyes of Sir Thomas Wyatt the Elder.
(15) Patricia Thomson, Sir Thomas Wyatt and his Background (London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1964), p.
The painting depicts a hot-blooded youth, Sir Thomas Wyatt the Younger, whose father was the reputed lover of Anne Boleyn, something which would not have endeared Wyatt senior to the King.