Rereading John Skelton (NEMLA 2013)

As Logan and Greenblatt’s headnote in the Norton Anthology informs readers, “John Skelton was not a tame poet.” In many ways this evaluation is characteristic of Skelton’s entire reception history. From detractors like George Puttenham, who derided Skelton's poetry as “pleasing onely to the popular eare,” to modern admirers like Robert Graves, who praised him for being “no monstrous Milton,” readers and critics have often found it easier to ...

Sponsoring Organization(s) : 
44th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
Event Name: 
NEMLA 2013
Event type: 
Event
Event date: 
Thursday, March 21, 2013 to Sunday, March 24, 2013
Event Location: 
Boston, MA
Abstract due date: 
Sunday, September 30, 2012
Categories: 
British
Medieval
Early Modern & Renaissance
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