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Selected Poetry of Joshua Sylvester (ca. 1563-1618)


from Representative Poetry On-line
Prepared by members of the Department of English at the University of Toronto
from 1912 to the present and published by the University of Toronto Press from 1912 to 1967.
RPO Edited by Ian Lancashire
A UTEL (University of Toronto English Library) Edition
Published by the Web Development Group, Information Technology Services, University of Toronto Libraries
© 2003, Ian Lancashire for the Department of English, University of Toronto

Index to poems

  1. Du Bartas, His Divine Weeks and Works (excerpt)

Biographical information

Given name: Joshua
Family name: Sylvester
Birth date: ca. 1563
Death date: 28 September 1618
Family relations
          father: Robert Sylvester
          wife: Mary Sylvester
          son: Henry Sylvester
          son: Peter Sylvester
          daughter: Bonaventura Sylvester
          daughter: Ursula Sylvester
Languages
          English
          French
Education: School of Adrian a Saravia at Southampton: 1573
Patron: Prince Henry
Literary period: Renaissance
Residences
          Lambourne
          Middelburg to 28 September 1618
          Medway region, Kent: 1563
First RPO edition: 1996-2000