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The shorter poems

Author: Edmund Spenser; Richard A McCabe
Publisher: London ; New York : Penguin Books, 1999.
Series: Penguin classics.; Penguin English poets.
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While The Faerie Queene is his masterpiece, Edmund Spenser showed his supreme versatility and skill as eulogist, satirist, pastoral poet, and prophet in his shorter poetry. This new edition demonstrates the point. Included in this volume are The Shepheardes Calendar, twelve poems that mark a turning point in literary history, as the anonymous author confidently asserts his faith in the native vigor of the English  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Edmund Spenser; Richard A McCabe
ISBN: 0140434453 9780140434453
OCLC Number: 41504472
Description: xxi, 780 p. : facsims. ; 20 cm.
Contents: From a Theatre for Worldlings --
The Shepheardes Calender --
From Letters (1580) --
Complaints --
Daphnaida --
Colin Clovts Come Home Againe --
Amoretti and Epithalamion --
Fowre Hymnes --
Prothalamion --
Commendatory Sonnets --
Attributed Verses --
Textual Apparatus.
Series Title: Penguin classics.; Penguin English poets.
Other Titles: Poems.
Responsibility: Edmund Spenser ; edited by Richard A. McCabe.
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Although he is most famous for "The Faerie Queene", this volume demonstrates that for these poems alone Spenser should still be ranked as one of England's foremost poets. It includes "The Shepeardes  Read more...

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