Sources Arranged Alphabetically by Author

If no author is available, sources appear under the 'Reference Books' heading. This includes Dictionary, Encyclopedia and General Web-Page references.

Beilin, Elaine V. “Redeeming Eve: Women Writers of the English Renaissance.” Princeton University Press. 1987.

Braden, Gordon. Sixteenth-Century Poetry: An Annotated Anthology. Blackwell Publishing: Malden, MA. 2005.

Braden, "Christopher Marlowe." Sixteenth-century Poetry: an Annotated Anthology. Malden, MA: Blackwell Pub., 2005. 487-510. Print

Bredvold, Louis I. "The Naturalism of Donne in Relation to Some Renaissance Traditions," Journal of English and Germanic Philology, 22, no. 4 (1923): 471-502.

Carpenter, Nan Cooke. John Skelton. Twayne Publishers, Inc.: New York. 1965.

Cathcart, Dwight “Doubting Conscience: Donne and the Poetry of Moral Argument,” Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1975.

Cavendish , Margaret. Atomic Poems of Margaret (Lucas) Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle, from her Poems, and Fancies, 1653, an electronic edition. n. pag. Emory Women Writers Project. Web. 30 Mar 2011. <>.

Cheney, Patrick. The Cambridge Companion to Christopher Marlowe. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge UP, 2004. Print.

Cheney, Patrick, editor. Early Modern English Poetry: A Critical Companion. 2007.

Ciccarelli, Jon. Hudson Shakespeare Company. Web. <>.

Cooley, Ron and Brecken Hancock, Kristen Kenyon, Annette Lapointe, Joan Morrison, Barbara Palmer, and Lawrene Toews. “As One Phoenix: Four Seventeenth Century Women Poets.” Saskatchewan, Canada: University of Saskatchewan, 1998.

Craig, Hardin. Eight Plays Selected Sonnets An Introduction to Shakespeare. 1990. Print.

Downie, J. A., and J. T. Parnell. Constructing Christopher Marlowe. Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge UP, 2000. Print.

Eliot , T.S. George Herbert. Longmans, Green & Co., 1962. Print.
"George Herbert & The Temple Links." Christian Classics Ethereal Library.

Fish, Stanley. John Skelton’s Poetry. Yale University Press: London. 1965.

Gale Cengage, 2002. 2006. 3 Apr, 2011 <>

Garett, Cynthia E. "The Poems of Aemilia Lanyer: Salve Deus Rex Judaeorum." Renaissance Quarterly 49.3 (n.d.): 666. Gale: Literature Resource Center. EBSCO. Web. 27 Mar. 2011.

Grossman, Marshall, editor. Aemilia Lanyer: Gender, Genre, and the Canon. The University Press of Kentucky. 1998.

Grey, Terry A. "Life and Times." 2009. Web. <>.

Grey, Terry A. "Shakespeare Criticism ." 2009. Web. <>.

Hamrick, Stephen. Tottel's Miscellany and the English Reformation. Criticism - Volume 44, Number 4, Fall 2002, pp. 329-361

Haubold, Hans; Mathai, A.M. (1998). "Microcosmos: From Leucippus to Yukawa". Structure of the Universe. Retrieved 2011-03-28.

Hopkins, Lisa. Christopher Marlowe: a Literary Life. Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire: Palgrave, 2000. Print.

Hughes, Richard E. The Progress of the Soul: The Interior Career of John Donne (New York: William Morrow, 1968).

Jokinen, Anniina. "George Herbert ." Luminarium. 2006. Web. <>.

Jokinen, Anniina. "Sir Philip Sidney." Luminarium. Web. 26 Jan. 2011. <>.

Jokinen, Anniina. "Life of Sir Philip Sidney (1554-1586)." Luminarium. 7 Apr 2007. 25 January 2011 <

Jokinen, Anniina. "The Life of Sir John Suckling." Luminarium. 27 Mar 2003. [20 Apr 2011]. <>

Jokinen, Anniina. "The Life of Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey (1517-1547)." Luminarium: Anthology of English Literature. Web. 11 Apr. 2011. <>

Keeble, N. H. "Milton and Puritanism" in A Companion to Milton. Ed. Thomas Corns. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing, 2003.

Keohane, Catherine. "That Blindest Weakness Be Not Over-Bold": Aemilia Lanyer's Radical Unfolding of the Passion." ELH 64.2 (n.d.): 359-389. Project MUSE. EBSCO. Web. 27 Mar. 2011.

Kimbrough, Robert. Sir Philip Sidney. 1971. New York.

Krieger, Murray. Essays in Shakespearean Criticism. Prentice-Hall, Inc. 1970.

LeComte, Edward. Grace to a Witty Sinner: A Life of John Donne (New York: Walker, 1965).

Lewalski, Barbara Kiefer. “Writing Women in Jacobean England.” Harvard University Press. 1993.

Luxon, Thomas H., ed. The Milton Reading Room,, May, 2011.

Malcolmson, Cristina. George Herbert: A Literary Life. Palgrave Macmillan. 2004.

Markel, Michael H."John Suckling's Semi-Serious Love Poetry" Essays in Literature, Vol. IV, No. 2, Fall, 1977, pp. 152-58

Marlowe, Christopher, and Irving Ribner. Christopher Marlowe's Doctor Faustus: Text and Major Criticism. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1966. Print.

McGuiness, Ilona M. “John Skelton's Phyllyp Sparowe As Satire: A Revaluation.” JSTOR. The Sixteenth Century Journal. Vol. 22, No. 2 (Summer, 1991), pp. 215-231. Web. <

Montgomery, Robert L. Symmetry and Sense: The Poetry of Sir Philip Sidney. University of Texas Press. Austin: 1961.

Nelson, William. John Skelton, Laureate. Russell & Russell, Inc.: New York. 1964.

Pacheco, Anita, editor. “A Companion to Early Modern Women’s Writing.” Blackwell Publishing. 2002.

Pollet, Maurice. John Skelton: Poet of Tudor England. Bucknell University Press: Lewisburg. 1970.

Post, Jonathan F. S. "Caroline Amusements." English Lyric Poetry. London: Routledge, 2002. 94-105. Print.

Pritchard, R.E. "Sidney's dedicatory poem: To the angel spirit of the most.." Explicator 54.1 (1995): 2. 5.MasterFILE Premier. EBSCO. Web. 1 Feb. 2011.

Ramsey, Paul. The Fickle Glass: A Study of Shakespeare's Sonnets. Ams Pr Inc, 1979. Print.

Sadler, Lynn Veach. Thomas Carew. Boston: Twayne, 1979. Print

Schiffer, James. Shakespeare's Sonnets: Critical Essays. Routledge, 2000. Print.

Sharp, Robert Lathrop. From Donne to Dryden; the Revolt against Metaphysical Poetry. Hamden, CT: Archon, 1965. Print

Shakespeare, William, and Carl D. Shakespeare's Sonnets: With Three Hundred Years of Commentary. Fairleigh Dickinson Univ Pr, 2007. Print.

Shakespeare, William, and Stephen Orgel. The Sonnets. Penguin Classics, 2001. Print.

Suckling, John in Venn, J. & J. A., Alumni Cantabrigienses, Cambridge University Press, 10 vols, 1922–1958.

Sutherland, Christine Mason. "Margaret Lucas Cavendish." British Rhetoricians and Logicians, 1500-1660: Second Series. Ed. Edward A. Malone. Detroit: Gale, 2003. Dictionary of Literary Biography Vol. 281. Literature Resources from Gale. Web. 29 Mar. 2011.

Trudeau, Lawrence J. Ed."Howard, Henry Earl of Surrey - Introduction." Poetry Criticism. Vol. 59. Gale Cengage, 2005. 2006. 28 Mar, 2011 <

Waller, Gary. English Poetry of the Sixteenth Century. 1986.

Weaver, J D. "Jay D Weaver's Thought for the Week - Heaven - George Herbert." Jay D Weaver's Genealogy, Hymns, Computer Lessons, and Writings.

Whitaker, Katie. Mad Madge: Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle, Royalist, Writer and Romantic. New York, NY: Basic Books Publishing , Print. 2003.

Wilcox, Helen, editor. The English Poems of George Herbert. Cambridge University Press. 2007.

Woods, Susanne. Lanyer: A Renaissance Woman Poet. Oxford University Press. 1999

Reference Books/General Web pages

“British Rhetoricians and Logicians, 1500-1660: Second Series.” Ed. Edward A. Malone. Dictionary of Literary Biography Vol. 281. Detroit: Gale, 2003. From Literature Resource Center.

"English Literature — Britannica Online Encyclopedia." Encyclopedia - Britannica Online Encyclopedia. Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc. Web. 02 May 2011. <>.

"Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey (English Poet) — Britannica Online Encyclopedia." Encyclopedia - Britannica Online Encyclopedia. Web. 11 Apr. 2011. <>.

"Irony." Examples Help. Web. 19 Apr. 2011. <>.

"Literature | Glossary of Poetic Terms." Web. 19 Apr. 2011. <>.

Oxford Dictionary. 2010. Web. <>.

"Renaissance Country House Poetry as Social Criticism." English Literature Web Sites Essays Books & Forum. Web. 19 Apr. 2011. <>.

"Silva Rhetoricae: The Forest of Rhetoric." Silva Rhetoricae: The Forest of Rhetoric. Web. 19 Apr. 2011. <>.

"Shakespeare Biography". Absolute Shakespeare . 2000-2005. Web. <>.

"Shakespeare's Sonnets". Oxquarry Books Ltd, 2011. Web. <>.

Shakespeare Summer Symposium. Web. <>.

"Skelton, John - Introduction." Literary Criticism (1400-1800). Ed. Thomas J. Schoenberg. Vol.

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