Sir David Lyndsay selected poems

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Association for Scottish Literary Studies, 2000 - Poetry - 348 pages
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In the late 16th18th centuries, a literate Scottish household was likely to own two books: the Bible and the poems of Sir David Lyndsay. This collection is both an accessible introduction to new readers, for whom there are on-the-page annotations and references, and a valuable resource for specialists, who will appreciate the freshly-established texts. The supplemental notes illustrate the richness of Lyndsay's language and explain numerous references of the time, while an introduction provides biographical information and discusses important features of Lyndsay's poetry.

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Contents

The Complaynt of Schir David Lindesay
41
The Testament and Complaynt of our Soverane Lordis
58
The Answer to the Kingis Flyting
98
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About the author (2000)

DAVID LINDSAY writes for New York Press and has contributed to such publications as The Wall Street Journal, American Heritage, and The Village Voice. He is the author of House of Invention, also available from The Lyons Press. Lindsay lives in New York City.