The Faerie Queene

The Faerie Queene by Edmund Spencer

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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.

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Edmund Spencer

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Edmund Spenser (eng.

Edmund Spenser; c.

1552 - January 13, 1599, London) is an English poet of the Elizabethan era, an older contemporary of Shakespeare, who for the first time instilled sweetness and musicality in English verse. Spencer left behind masterly written works in every genre of poetry: from pastoral and elegy, to sonnets and huge epic. As a poet, Spencer received the highest epithets: "the prince of poets", "arch-poet of England", "our new Poet", "Poet of Poets". Spencer`s works are published in many countries of the world, there is a huge number of works dedicated to his life and poetry, the International Spencer Society was created. Since 1980, a special scientific journal began to appear, which publishes articles about Spencer and his works.

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Edmund Spenser (eng. Edmund Spenser; c. 1552 - January 13, 1599, London) is an English poet of the Elizabethan era, an older contemporary of Shakespeare, who for the first time instilled sweetness and musicality in English verse. Spencer left behind masterly written works in every genre of poetry: from pastoral and elegy, to sonnets and huge epic. As a poet, Spencer received the highest epithets: "the prince of poets", "arch-poet of England", "our new Poet", "Poet of Poets". Spencer`s works are published in many countries of the world, there is a huge number of works dedicated to his life and poetry, the International Spencer Society was created. Since 1980, a special scientific journal began to appear, which publishes articles about Spencer and his works.