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Edmund Spenser : new and renewed directions

Author: J B Lethbridge
Publisher: Madison : Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, ©2006.
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This book is a collection of wide-ranging papers on Edmund Spenser, including criticism on the Shepheardes Calender, Spenser's rhymes, his impact on Louis MacNeice, the medieval organizations of the Faerie Queene, on the Mutabilite Cantos, Temperance in Book II, and Friendship in Book IV. - Publisher.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Edmund Spenser.
Madison : Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, ©2006
Named Person: Edmund Spenser; Edmund Spenser; Edmund Spenser
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: J B Lethbridge
ISBN: 0838640664 9780838640661
OCLC Number: 67240647
Notes: Papers originated at a conference to celebrate Spenser's life, held in County Cork.
Description: 385 pages, 9 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction : Recuperating the return to history / J.B. Lethbridge --
Pastoral motivation in The shepheardes calender / John Moore --
Plucking the Perrot : Muiopotmos and Irish politics / Thomas Herron --
"Well grounded, finely framed, and strongly trussed up together" : the "Medieval" structure of The faerie queene / Andrew King --
Acrasia and bondage : Guyon's perversion of the Ovidian erotic in Book II of The faerie queene / Syrithe Pugh --
Raleigh, Spenser, and Elizabeth : acts of friendship in The faerie queen, Book IV / Graham Atkin --
Britomart's gone abroad to Brute-land, Colin Clout's come courting from the salvage Ire-land : exile and the Kingdom in some of Spenser's fictions for "crossing over" / James Nohrnberg --
Mutabilitie's debateable land : Spenser's Ireland and the frontiers of faerie / E.A.F. Porges Watson --
Spenser's last days ; Ireland, career, mutability, allegory / J.B. Lethbridge --
Rhyming against the grain : a new look at the Spenserian stanza / Catherine Addison --
MacNeice in fairy land / Richard Danson Brown.
Responsibility: edited by J.B. Lethbridge.
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