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Barclay his Argenis

Barclay, John

Barclay his Argenis

or, The loves of Polyarchus & Argenis. Faithfully translated out of Latin into English

by Barclay, John

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Published by Printed [by E. Purslowe] for H. Seile in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesArgenis, The loves of Polyarchus & Argenis
Statementby Kingsmill Long.
ContributionsLong, Kingsmill
The Physical Object
Pagination[36], 719 p.
Number of Pages719
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20641879M

John Barclay was an early 17 th-century Scottish poet and most important and well-remembered work was ‘Argenis’ and was his final work he completed before he died. ‘Argenis’ is a political romance novel which tells the historical story of the religious conflicts in France as well as the royalist controversy in England.   With Argenis, Barclay had paved the way for romance to be treated as a genre for the expression of serious thought, and his influence can be spotted in the works of vernacular authors such as Mademoiselle de Scudéry and Sir Percy Herbert. But, in spite of its massive appeal, Argenis did fade from the literary scene. By the beginning of the.

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texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection. Books to Borrow. Top Iohn Barclay his Argenis by Barclay, John, ; Le Grys, Robert, Sir, d. ; May, Thomas, Publication date Publisher. Howell did not follow Barclay's method so far as to cast his material into the form of the roman d'aventure, nor is there any evidence that he had ever read Argenis, but he did write two books of the genre which Barclay popu larized. Unlike Howell's two books, Nova Solyma1* did not aban don the traditional paraphernalia of the romance; it is.


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Barclay his Argenis: or, The loues of Poliarchus and Argenis: faithfully translated out of Latine into English, by Kingesmill Long, Gent () [Thomas May] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. EARLY DOCUMENTS OF WORLD HISTORY. Imagine holding history in your hands. Now you can. Digitally preserved and previously accessible only through libraries as Early English Books Author: Thomas May.

In fact Barclay received a pension of some pounds from the Pope. He wrote his major novel, Argenis, in Rome and, according to his contemporaries, indulged in gardening. He was a member of several learned and literary societies in Rome, including the Accademia dei Lincei.

His wife outlived him and died in Born: 28 JanuaryPont-à-Mousson, Lorraine, France. When John Barclay wrote the Argenis, he wrote the first well-constructed, popular long novel. The work includes many deliberative passages on contemporary issues, making his book more than passing entertainment.

The Argenis went through more than fifty editions in the next one hundred years and was translated into all the major European Rating: % positive. BARCLAY, John. Barclay his Argenis. Or, The Loves of Polyarchus & Argenis.

Faithfully Translated out Barclay his Argenis book Latin into English by Kingsmill Long, Esquire. The Second Edition, beautified with pictures together with a key praefixed to unlock the whole story. London: Printed for Henry Seile at the Signe of the Tygres Head in Fleetstreet – neere the Conduit, Quarto.

[36],[1. John Barclay, His Argenis. First English Edition, Translated By Kingsmill Long, Printed in London By George Purslowe for Henry Seile.

The Volume is in Good Condition in blind ruled english calf, contemporary to the time of publication, with the spine divided into six compartments by five raised bands, and with the board edges gilt. Barclay based his characters on "distinguished personages in history and real life"—the prefatory "Key to Unlock Argenis" identifies to whom the characters correspond.

Cardinal Richelieu was "very fond of perusing this work, and it is thought from thence he drew many of his political maxims" (Allibone I).Author: BARCLAY John. Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition. John Barclay Argenis Scottish Literature Elzevier Religion Wars Politics John Barclay was an early 17th-century Scottish poet and author.

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Argenis is a book by John is a work of historical allegory which tells the story of the religious conflict in France under Henry III of France and Henry IV of France, and also touches on more contemporary English events, such as the Overbury scandal.

The tendency is royalist, anti-aristocratic; it is told from the angle of a king who reduces the landed aristocrats' power in the.

Argenis 1st English Edition By John Barclay Translated by Kingsmill Long Printed In London by George Purslowe For Henry Seile. The Volume is in Good Condition in blind ruled english calf, contemporary to the time of publication, with the spine divided into six compartments by five raised bands, and with the board edges gilt.

Externally the boards and spine are lightly scuffed in general. John Barclay English Argenis Political French Religion WARS Illustrated John Barclay was an early 17 th-century Scottish writer and satirist most known for his work ‘Argenis’, a political novel has been compared in many aspects to Philip Sidney’s ‘Arcadia’ and Thomas More’s ‘Utopia’.

Barclay his Argenis, or The loves of Poliarchus and Argenis: Publication Type: Book: Year of Publication: Authors: Barclay J: City: London: Library: Folger Shakespeare Library: Binding: Bound in vellum with stamp 4 in blind on the upper cover: Bookplate.

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by Robert Barclay Iohn Barclay His Argenis. by Barclay JohnMay Thomaset al. ELZEVIR EDITION OF JOHN BARCLAY’S ARGENIS, COPY BELONGING TO EDWIN WOLF II. BARCLAY, John. Argenis. Leiden: Ex officina Elzeviriana, Thick 12mo, early 18th-century full red morocco, elaborately gilt-decorated spine, patterned endpapers, all edges gilt.

Scottish Literature - John Barclay was an early 17th century Scottish poet and author. His most important and best-known work was Argenis, the last one he completed before his death. Argenis is a political love novel that deals with the actual history of religious conflicts in France as well as the royalist controversy in England.

The story itself is an allegory developed from the point of. Argenis book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.3/5(1).

Buy Iohn Barclay his Argenis by John Barclay, Sir Robert Le Grys, Thomas May, Léonard Gaultier, Claude Mellan, George Fabyan Collection (Library of Congress) online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 0 edition - starting at. Shop : John Barclay.

IJsewijn, J., "John Barclay and His Argenis, A Scottish Neo-Latin Novelist," Humanistica Lovaniensia 32 () Hoc opusculum illius philologi praeclarissimi (mortuus ), Principis studiorum neo-latinorum, primum lege. Davis, Charles, "John Barclay and His Argenis in Spain," Humanistica Lovaniensia 32 () Barclay, John, Long, Kingsmill, “Barclay His Argenis.

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london: printed by g. p[urslowe]. for henry seile, and are to be sold at his shop at the tygers head in saint pauls churchyard. When John Barclay wrote the Argenis, he wrote the first well-constructed, popular long novel.

The work includes many deliberative passages on contemporary issues, making his book more than passing entertainment. The Argenis went through more than fifty editions in the next one hundred years and was translated into all the major European languages.His Argenis was the last book the dying Leibniz looked at, and the young Goethe read it in at the age of Now his name is passed over in silence even in the description of S.

Onofrio in the recent book on the JOHN BARCLAY AND HIS ARGENIS.John Barclay's Argenis has fallen into neglect in recent decades, despite its immense popularity up to the eighteenth century. The book division is original, while the chapters are mostly.