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The Cambridge companion to Spenser

Author: Andrew Hadfield
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2001.
Series: Cambridge companions to literature.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Provides an accessible and rigorous introduction to Spenser. Fourteen specially-commissioned essays provide all the essential information required to appreciate and understand Spenser's rewarding and challenging work. The Companion guides the reader through Spenser's poetry and prose, and provides extensive commentary on his life, the historical and religious context in which he wrote, his wide reading in Classical,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Named Person: Edmund Spenser; Edmund Spenser; Edmund Spenser
Material Type: Conference publication, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Hadfield
ISBN: 9780511999178 0511999178
OCLC Number: 123911219
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 278 pages) ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Andrew Hadfield --
Spenser's life and career / Richard Rambuss --
Historical contexts / David J. Baker --
Ireland / Richard A. Mccabe --
Spenser's pastorals / Patrick Cheney --
The Faerie Queene, Books I-III / Susanne L. Wofford --
The Faerie Queene, Books IV-VII / Andrew Hadfield --
Spenser's shorter poems / Anne Lake Prescott --
Spenser's languages / Willy Maley --
Sexual politics / Linda Gregerson --
Spenser's religion / John N. King --
Spenser and classical traditions / Colin Burrow --
Spenser and contemporary vernacular poetry / Roland Greene --
Spenser's influence / Paul Alpers.
Series Title: Cambridge companions to literature.
Other Titles: Companion to Spenser
Responsibility: edited by Andrew Hadfield.
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