Willobie His Avisa


Avisa "The Bird Not Seen"

Romance Of the Rose

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Romance Of the Rose
The author of Willobie his Avisa was familiar with the Medieval satires we know this because he copies their format of argument and use of Ironia to praise a suject that they were actually attacking. The Medieval work Romance of the Rose has sharply mysoginistic passages that are almost identical to those found in Willobie His Avisa.
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