The Spenser Encyclopedia

But Spenser's treatment of the theme differs from Chaucer's in a way characteristic of both authors. If Chaucer explicitly dissociates himself from the pursuit of fame, it is only by a few muted remarks from the narrator, which suggest ...

The Spenser Encyclopedia

'This masterly work ought to be The Elizabethan Encyclopedia, and no less.' - Cahiers Elizabethains Edmund Spenser remains one of Britain's most famous poets. With nearly 700 entries this Encyclopedia provides a comprehensive one-stop reference tool for: * appreciating Spenser's poetry in the context of his age and our own * understanding the language, themes and characters of the poems * easy to find entries arranged by subject.

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five hundred years of chaucer criticism and allusion
Language: en
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Authors: Caroline Frances Eleanor Spurgeon
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Type: BOOK - Published: 1925 - Publisher: CUP Archive

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Poetry from Chaucer to Spenser
Language: en
Pages: 190
Authors: Derek Pearsall, Duncan Wu
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002-09-13 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Opening with extracts from Chaucer's Canterbury Tales and closing with Spenser's Shepherd's Calendar, this concise collection introduces readers to some of the most influential poetry produced between the mid-fourteenth and late sixteenth centuries. Provides a concise selection of the most important late medieval poetry. Ideal for general readers, or for
Edmund Spenser and the Eighteenth-Century Book
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Hazel Wilkinson
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-11-30 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Edmund Spenser's epic poem The Faerie Queene (1590–96) occupied an important place in eighteenth-century culture. Spenser influenced almost every major writer of the century, from Alexander Pope to William Wordsworth. What was it like to read Spenser in the eighteenth century? Who made Spenserian books, and how did their owners
The Canterbury Tales and Faerie Queene
Language: en
Pages: 624
Authors: Geoffrey Chaucer
Categories: English poetry
Type: BOOK - Published: 1872 - Publisher:

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The Canterbury Tales and Faerie Queene
Language: en
Pages: 616
Authors: Geoffrey Chaucer
Categories: Christian pilgrims and pilgrimages
Type: BOOK - Published: 1874 - Publisher:

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