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When the poetry of Sir Thomas Wyatt has attracted critical attention at all, it has been both praised and blamed for a variety of reasons, often the wrong reasons. Wyatt's role in the historical development of English verse, as the poet who introduced such forms as the sonnet, the rondeau, and terza-rima into English poetry, has been emphasized, while the originality and innovativeness of his poetry have been largely neglected,
Ashton, Susan Eichenfeld, "Sir Thomas Wyatt and the Struggle of the "Weried Mynde"" (1973). Dissertations. 1504.
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