Michael Drayton (1563 – 23 December 1631) was an English poet who came to prominence in the Elizabethan era.
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... In 1748 a folio edition of Drayton's complete works was published under the editorial supervision of William Oldys, and again in 1753 there appeared an issue in four ... A complete edition of Drayton's works with variant readings was projected by Richard Hooper in 1876, but was never carried to a conclusion a volume of selections, edited by A ... See especially Oliver Elton, Michael Drayton (1906) ...
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“If he from heaven that filched that living fire
Condemned by Jove to endless torment be,
I greatly marvel how you still go free
That far beyond Prometheus did aspire”
—Michael Drayton (15631631)
“I believe in Michael Angelo, Velasquez, and Rembrandt; in the might of design, the mystery of color, the redemption of all things by Beauty everlasting, and the message of Art that has made these hands blessed.”
—George Bernard Shaw (18561950)