Henryson sentence example
- Douglas is in all important respects even more of a medievalist than his contemporaries; and, like Henryson and Dunbar, strictly a member of the allegorical school and a follower, in the most generous way, of Chaucer's art.
- They form, with the exception of Henryson's Robin and Makyn, the earliest examples of the English pastoral.
- He belongs, with James Henryson and Douglas, to the Scots Chaucerian school.
- In 1824 he published The Poetical Remains of some of the Scottish Kings, now first collected; and in the same year he edited and presented as a contribution to the Bannatyne Club Robene and Makyne and the Testament of Cresseid, by Robert Henryson.
- Slowly and obscurely the Renaissance comes to Scotland; its presence is indicated by the artistic tastes of the king, and, later, by the sweet and mournful poetry of Henryson.Advertisement
- The greater poets who represent this type are Robert Henryson, William Dunbar, Gavin Douglas, and, to a large extent, Sir David Lyndsay - whose united genius has given high literary reputation to the so-called Golden Age.
- All the greater writers, with the exception of Robert Henryson, were well born and connected with the Household, or in high office.
- Even Henryson, perhaps the most original of these poets, is in his most original pieces strongly " Chaucerian " in method, notably in his remarkable series of Fables, and his Testament of Cresseid, a continuation of the story left untold by Chaucer.
- Robert Henryson (1430-1506), the poet, was long one of its schoolmasters.
- What Henryson is concerned with is a highly reductive reading of Chaucer's text.Advertisement
- What Henryson is concerned with is a highly reductive reading of Chaucer 's text.