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Can you name the Renaissance authors?

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Letters to the Ancient DeadPersonal letters to Cicero, Livy, Vergil, Horace
Paradise Lost/Areopagitica/Paradise RegainedCivil servant under Oliver Cromwell
Book of the Courtier
The Decameron
Coriolanus
On Famous Women
The Book of the Duchess/Parliament of Fowls
The Divine Comedy
Don Quixote/Novelas ejemplares (Exemplary Novels)Fought at Battle of Lepanto and was a slave in Algeria
Volpone/The Alchemist/Every Man in His Humour/Song to Celia
Shepheardes Calendar
Orlando Furioso
In Praise of FollyFamous Dutch humanist
The Canterbury Tales
WorkAuthorExtra Info
Morte D'Arthur
Oration On the Dignity of Man/900 Theses
The Jew of Malta
The Faerie Queen
The Tragicall History of the Life and Death of Doctor Faustus (or just Doctor Faustus)
The Prince
Holy Sonnets/'For Whom the Bell Tolls'
Essais (Attempts)
The Passionate Shepherd to His Love
UtopiaExecuted by Henry VIII for opposing his divorce
The Spanish Tragedy
Sonnets (to Laura)'Father of Humanism'
The Rape of Lucrece/Venus and Adonis/The Phoenix and the Turtle
Discourses on Livy/The Art of War/Mandragola (The Mandrake)

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