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A book of poetry from Spenser to Bridges

Archibald Watson Bain

A book of poetry from Spenser to Bridges

by Archibald Watson Bain

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Published by University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English poetry

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementcompiled by A. Watson Bain
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR1173 .B6
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 263 p. ;
    Number of Pages263
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26556225M

    Edmund Spenser's masterpiece is an intricately woven plot set in an inventive and fanciful setting. Written in appreciation for the Queen this work stands as a major literary achievement. In addition to "The Faerie Queen," Edmund Spenser also wrote a number of other significant poems. Spenser considers himself an epic poet in the classical tradition and so he borrows heavily from the great epics of antiquity: Homer's Iliad and Odyssey and Virgil's Aeneid. This is most evident at the opening of Book I, in which Spenser calls on one of the Muses to guide his poetry--Homer and Virgil established this form as the "proper.

    Read this book on Questia. Skepheardes Calender is one of the few English poems with "poeticall sinnewes," and Milton calls its author "our sage and serious poet." But in a verse epistle to Charles Cowden Clarke, Keats describes the reader of Spenser's poetry as. Since , BookFinder has made it easy to find any book at the best price. Whether you want the cheapest reading copy or a specific collectible edition, with BookFinder, you'll find just the right book. searches the inventories of over , booksellers worldwide, accessing millions of books in just one simple step.

      This excellent book of prose poems - the best I've read since Morton Marcus' Moments Without Names - is the kind of poetry that stretches the reader's imagination. Unforgettable images are forged by the selection and use of words in these poems. Great book to introduce someone to prose poetry, or for someone who isn't convinced that prose poems 4/5(15). The Faerie Queene was the first sustained poetic creation after that of Geoffrey Chaucer, and its beauty and power made for it a secure place in English literature as soon as it was given to the.


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Edmund Spenser (/ ˈ s p ɛ n s ər /; / – 13 January ) was an English poet best known for The Faerie Queene, an epic poem and fantastical allegory celebrating the Tudor dynasty and Elizabeth is recognized as one of the premier craftsmen of nascent Modern English verse, and is often considered one of the greatest poets in the English language.

More Poems by Edmund Spenser. Amoretti III: The Sovereign Beauty. By Edmund Spenser. Amoretti XXII: This Holy Season Book I, Canto I By Edmund Spenser About this Poet Edmund Spenser is considered one of the preeminent poets of the English language.

He was born into the family of an obscure cloth maker named John Spenser, who belonged to. Author: Edmund Spenser Publisher: W W Norton & Company Incorporated ISBN: Size: MB Format: PDF, ePub, Docs View: Get Books.

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are Spenser's. Edmund Spenser, English poet whose long allegorical poem The Faerie Queene is one of the greatest in the English language. It was written in what came to be called the Spenserian stanza.

Little is certainly known about Spenser. He was related to a noble Midlands family of Spencer, whose fortunes. A list of poems by Edmund Spenser Edmund Spenser, known for his English epic The Faerie Queene, was a major poet of the Elizabethan era.

- The Academy of American Poets is the largest membership-based nonprofit organization fostering an appreciation for contemporary poetry. Edmund Spenser is considered one of the preeminent poets of the English language.

He was born into the family of an obscure cloth maker named John Spenser, who belonged to the Merchant Taylors’ Company and was married to a woman named Elizabeth, about whom almost nothing is known. Since parish records for the area of London where the poet grew up were destroyed in the Great Fire of.

A Book of Poetry from Spenser to Bridges Originally published inthis anthology was created to provide readers aged fourteen upwards with a representation of English poetry from Spenser onwards.

Donora Hillard is the author of the poetry book Jeff Bridges (with illustrations by Goodloe Byron; Cobalt Press, ) and several other books. She is also the author of The Aphasia Poems (S L, ) and other chapbooks of poetry and theory, as well as the NEA-produced one-act play The Plagiarist/5(4).

Where this fourth iteration of the Norton Critical Edition of Spenser's poetry really shines is in its reasonably compendious overview of his work, as well as in its absolutely superb collection of critical essays filling more than pages at the rear of the book.

Featuring scholars and writers as diverse asSamuel Taylor Coleridge Reviews: 9. Afterward Spenser lived in Ireland, holding minor civil offices and receiving the lands and castle of Kilcolman, Co.

Cork. Inunder Raleigh’s sponsorship, Spenser went to London, where he apparently sought court preferment and publication of the first three books of The Faerie Queene. First pirated edition of Tennyson's suppressed poems, taken from the Poems, Chiefly Lyrical of and the Poems ofprinted by J.

Dykes Campbell and sold by the bookseller John Camden Hotten. Tennyson took legal action, obtained an injunction to prevent its sale, and extracted an apology and damages from Hotten. The book was issued.

EDMUND SPENSER'S POETRY: Authoritative Texts and Criticism. Third Edition. Selected and Edited by Hugh Maclean and Anne Lake Prescott. London & New York: W. Norton & Company, Although everyone has heard of Edmund Spenser's amazing narrative poem, 'The Faerie Queene,' it's a pity that few seem to read it.

The Faerie Queene, one of the great long poems in the English language, written in the 16th century by Edmund originally conceived, the poem was to have been a religious-moral-political allegory in 12 books, each consisting of the adventures of a knight representing a particular moral virtue; Book I, for example, recounts the legend of the Red Cross Knight, or Holiness.

BySpenser had published a collection of poetry, The Shepheardes Calendar (), and a volume of personal correspondence, Three Proper, and Wittie, Familiar Letters (), but was not yet. Book I is an allegory of man's relation to God, Book II, of man's relation to himself, Books III, IV, V, and VI, of man's relation to his fellow-man.

Prince Arthur, the personification of Magnificence, by which Spenser means Magnanimity (Aristotle's μεγαλοψυχία), is the ideal of a perfect character, in which all the private virtues. Explore thousands of old and rare books, including illuminated manuscripts, fine press editions, illustrated books, incunabula, limited editions and miniature books.

Whether you're a budding rare book collector or a bibliophile with an evniable collection, discover an amazing selection of rare and collectible books from booksellers around the.In Book V, Spenser hones in on a feature of poetry that pervades The Faerie Queene and generally works to illuminate and expand the imaginative prospects of the poem: this is the art of comparison, which comprehends matters great and small in Spenser’s book and in Elizabethan culture.

It affects the practice of analogy, which extends across.The Faerie Queene is an English epic poem by Edmund I–III were first published inand then republished in together with books IV–VI. The Faerie Queene is notable for its form: it is one of the longest poems in the English language as well as the work in which Spenser invented the verse form known as the Spenserian stanza.