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George Turbervile

(c. 1543—1597) poet and translator


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(c. 1544–97),

scholar of Winchester and fellow of New College, Oxford, published Epitaphes, Epigrams, Songs and Sonets (1567); and various translations from Ovid and Mantuan, including Mantuan's eclogues (1567). The Booke of Faulconrie (1575) is usually found bound with The Noble Art of Venerie or Hunting (1575, reprinted 1908) which is actually an adaptation by Gascoigne of a contemporary French work. His poems reflect the use of Italian models and show the influence of Wyatt and Surrey.

Subjects: Literature.


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