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The Cambridge Companion to Spenser (Cambridge Companions to Literature)

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Synopsis:

An accessible and rigorous introduction to Spenser's work, in fourteen specially commissioned essays.

Synopsis:

An accessible and rigorous introduction to Spenser?s work, in fourteen specially-commissioned essays.

Synopsis:

In this 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, European and English poetry, his sexual politics and use of language. A chronology and further reading lists make this volume indispensable for any student of Spenser.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments; List of abbreviations; Chronology; Introduction: The relevance of Edmund Spenser A. Hadfield; 1. Spenser's life and career R. Rambuss; 2. Historical contexts: Britain and Europe D. J. Baker; 3. Ireland: policy, poetics and parody R. McCabe; 4. Spenser's pastorals: The Shepardes Calender and Colin Clouts Come Home Againe P. Cheney; 5. The Faerie Queene, I-III S. L. Wofford; 6. The Faerie Queene, IV-VII A. Hadfield; 7. Spenser's shorter poems A. L. Prescott; 8. Spenser's languages: writing in the ruins of English W. Maley; 9. Sexual politics L. Gregerson; 10. Spenser's religion J. King; 11. Spenser and classical traditions C. Borrow; 12. Spenser and contemporary vernacular poetry R. Greene; 13. Spenser's influence P. Alpers; Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521645706
Editor:
Hadfield, Andrew
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Editor:
Andrew, Hadfield
Editor:
Hadfield, Andrew
Author:
Hadfield, Andrew
Location:
Cambridge, U.K.
Subject:
Poetry
Subject:
English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Subject:
Eastern European
Subject:
Spenser, Edmund
Subject:
Spenser, Edmund, --1552?-1599--Criticism and
Subject:
Spenser, Edmund,--1552?-1599--Criticism and interpretation
Subject:
Spenser, Edmund,--1552?-1599--Handbooks, manuals, etc
Subject:
Criticism and interpretation
Subject:
Spenser, Edmund - C
Subject:
Literary Criticism : General
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Cambridge companions to literature
Series Volume:
105-122
Publication Date:
20090331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
300
Dimensions:
5.98x9.01x.67 in. .97 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , An accessible and rigorous introduction to Spenser's work, in fourteen specially commissioned essays.
"Synopsis" by , An accessible and rigorous introduction to Spenser?s work, in fourteen specially-commissioned essays.
"Synopsis" by , In this 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, European and English poetry, his sexual politics and use of language. A chronology and further reading lists make this volume indispensable for any student of Spenser.
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