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Spenser: The Faerie Queene
     

Spenser: The Faerie Queene

by A. C. Hamilton
 

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The Faerie Queene is a scholarly masterpiece that has influenced, inspired, and challenged generations of writers, readers and scholars since its completion in 1596. Hamilton's edition is itself, a masterpiece of scholarship and close reading. It is now the standard edition for all readers of Spenser. The entire work is revised, and

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The Faerie Queene is a scholarly masterpiece that has influenced, inspired, and challenged generations of writers, readers and scholars since its completion in 1596. Hamilton's edition is itself, a masterpiece of scholarship and close reading. It is now the standard edition for all readers of Spenser. The entire work is revised, and the text of The Faerie Queene itself has been freshly edited, the first such edition since the 1930s. 

This volume also contains additional original material, including a letter to Raleigh, commendatory verses and dedicatory sonnets, chronology of Spenser's life and works and provides a compilation of list of characters and their appearances in The Faerie Queene.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781317865636
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/11/2014
Series:
Longman Annotated English Poets
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
816
Sales rank:
1,144,788
File size:
5 MB

Meet the Author

A C Hamilton is the retired Cappon Professor Emeritus at Queen's University, Kingston, Canada. He is the General Editor of Spenser Encyclopedia. 

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