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  • Wyatt's 'There was never nothing more me payned': a reply to John Douglas Boyd 

    Daalder, Joost (Oxford University Press, 1971-10)
    As far as Wyatt's poem is concerned, I think Boyd's critical problems are largely of his own making. This does not necessarily invalidate his claim that a critic, in interpreting a literary work, may seize on one interpretation ...
  • Some major errors of transcription in recent editions of Wyatt's poetry 

    Daalder, Joost (The University Press of Kentucky, 1988-04)
    It is almost an understatement to say that the question as to how Wyatt should be edited is controversial. The most conservative editors are inclined to produce old-spelling transcripts of what they see as the most ...
  • Text and meaning of Wyatt's 'Like as the byrde in the cage enclosed' 

    Daalder, Joost (University of Colorado, 1986-12)
    "Like as the byrde" has been so consistently misrepresented in texts which editors have offered that it seemed mandatory, now, to print the text from the most authoritative source without adulteration, and to comment on ...
  • Seneca and Wyatt's second satire 

    Daalder, Joost (Didier Erudition, 1985)
    In his poetry, Wyatt openly acknowledges Seneca's impact upon him. Seneca, he realized, could teach him how to apply his intelligence to achieving perfect happiness. Interestingly, happiness was incompatible with the ...
  • Rhetoric and revision in Wyatt's poems 

    Daalder, Joost (Australasian Universities Language and Literature Association, 1969-05)
    In this paper the author considers, from a critical point of view, revisions made by Wyatt himself in his own poems.
  • Sir Thomas Wyatt: Collected poems 

    Daalder, Joost (Editor) (Oxford University Press, 1975)
    An edition offering correct and annotated transcripts of the primary sources containing Wyatt's and other early Tudor verse is badly needed; meanwhile it is hoped that the present volume will provide the general reader ...
  • The Significance of the 'Tho' signs in Wyatt's Egerton Manuscript 

    Daalder, Joost (Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia, 1987)
    There are some features about the Egerton Manuscript 2711, containing Thomas Wyatt's verse amongst that of other authors, which scholars have found rather puzzling. In particular, there has been considerable controversy ...
  • Wyatt's Prosody Revisited 

    Daalder, Joost (Queens College of the City University of New York, 1977)
    In this paper the author offers an entirely new view of Wyatt's prosody. The approach adopted and the conclusion derived from it should also prove pertinent to the study of prosody generally.
  • Wyatt’s ‘Patience’ Poems 

    Daalder, Joost (Neuphilologische Mitteilungen, 1990)
    Four poems starting with the word 'patience' are usually thought of as Wyatt's: 'Patience, though I have not', 'Patience for my device', Patience, for I have wrong', and 'Patience of all my smart'. Of these the first two ...
  • Wyatt’s Proverbial ‘Though the wound be healed, yet a scar remains’ 

    Daalder, Joost (Erich Schmidt Verlag GmbH & Co., 1986)
    Tottel's anthology, Songes and Sonettes (1557), was published well after the death of both Wyatt and Surrey. To the best of our knowledge, Wyatt's poem CCXLIV had not appeared in print before then, as neither had Surrey's ...
  • Wyatt Manuscripts and “The Court of Venus” 

    Daalder, Joost (Bibliographical Society of Australia and New Zealand, 1984)
    This article aims to demonstrate the differences and similarities between manuscripts containing poems by Wyatt and 'The Court of Venus'. The manuscripts examined include the Egerton Manuscript, the Devonshire Manuscript, ...
  • Review of "The Art of Naming" by Ferry 

    Daalder, Joost (Oxford University Press, 1991)
    A favourable review of Anne Ferry's book "The Art of Naming" (Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 1988). Daalder states that this book makes a valuable contribution to the study of sixteenth-century literature; ...
  • Review of "English Metrical Psalms: Poetry as Praise and Prayer, 1535-1601" by Zim. 

    Daalder, Joost (Oxford University Press, 1989)
    A favourable review of Rivkah Zim's book "English Metrical Psalms: Poetry as Praise and Prayer, 1535-1601" (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1987).
  • Wyatt's "Defamed guiltiness by silence unkept" 

    Daalder, Joost (Heldref Publications, 1986)
    In this article, Daalder addresses some difficulties present in Rebholz's edition of Wyatt's poem, "Defamed guiltiness by silence unkept". Particular attention is paid to Rebholz's editorial changes to the punctuation and ...
  • Are Wyatt's Poems in Egerton MS 2711 in Chronological Order? 

    Daalder, Joost (Routledge, part of the Taylor & Francis Group, 1988)
    In this article, Daalder's intention is to consider the question whether the poems in Egerton MS 2711 are in chronological sequence. The question is, after all, one of considerable importance. If the poems are in chronological ...
  • Recovering the Text of Wyatt's "Disdain me not without desert" 

    Daalder, Joost (Routledge, 1986)
    Wyatt's "Disdain me not without desert", occurs in three sixteenth century sources. One of these, which is the best known, is Songes and Sonettes, printed by Richard Tottel in 1557, popularly referred to as "Tottel's ...
  • Wyatt's 'I lead a life unpleasant': Text and Interpretation 

    Daalder, Joost (Oxford University Press, 1988)
    In this article, Daalder discusses how many editors have wrongly tampered with the text of "I lead a life unpleasant", found in the most authoritative Wyatt manuscript (Egerton MS 2711 in the British Library), so as to ...
  • Wyatt and the Obstacles to Happiness 

    Daalder, Joost (Oxford University Press, 1984)
    In this article, Professor Daalder reveals that much of the importance and interest of Wyatt's human content appears to lie in what are the speaker's – and no doubt Wyatt's own – psychological shortcomings in the pursuit ...
  • Editing Wyatt 

    Daalder, Joost (Oxford University Press, 1973)
    This article provides an examination of the 'Collected Poems of Sir Thomas Wyatt', edited by Kenneth Muir and Patricia Thomson, together with suggestions for an improved edition.
  • Wyatt and "Liberty": a Postscript 

    Daalder, Joost (Oxford University Press, 1985)
    Professor Daalder revisits his 1973 article, 'Wyatt and "Liberty"', in order to support his earlier critical views with scholarly material. In this article, Daalder suggests that Wyatt's concept of 'liberty' is one which ...

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