The Cambridge Companion to Spenser / Edition 1

The Cambridge Companion to Spenser / Edition 1

by Andrew Hadfield
     
 

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

Overview

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

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521645706
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/28/2009
Series:
Cambridge Companions to Literature Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
300
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.67(d)

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.

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