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The Faerie Qveene Disposed into twelue bookes, Fashioning XII. Morall vertues by Edmund Spenser

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Published by Printed for VVilliam Ponsonbie in London .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Other titlesSpencer"s Faerie Queene, The fairy queen.
ContributionsPonsonby, William, d. 1603, bookseller, Vickery, Willis, 1857-1932, former owner, Collier, Robert J., former owner
The Physical Object
Pagination[1] l., 590, 518 p. ;
Number of Pages590
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24588504M
OCLC/WorldCa693569198

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The Faerie Queene: Book I. A Note on the Renascence Editions text: This HTML etext of The Faerie Queene was prepared from The Complete Works in Verse and Prose of Edmund Spenser [Grosart, London, ] by Risa S. Bear at the University of Oregon. from The Faerie Queene: Book I, Canto I. By Edmund Spenser. Lo I the man, whose Muse whilome did maske, As time her taught in lowly Shepheards weeds, Am now enforst a far unfitter taske, For trumpets sterne to chaunge mine Oaten reeds, And sing of Knights and Ladies gentle deeds; Whose prayses having slept in silence long. The Faerie Queene makes it clear that no single virtue is greater than the rest. Each of the six books is dedicated to a specific virtue: holiness, temperance, chastity, friendship, justice, and courtesy, and while some virtues are superior to. The Faerie Queene: Book I. The Faerie Queene: Book I. A Note on the Renascence Editions text: This HTML etext of The Faerie Queene was prepared from The Complete Works in Verse and Prose of Edmund Spenser [Grosart, London, ] by R.S. Bear at the University of Oregon. Inside lines of.

The Faerie Queene was one of the most influential poems in the English language. Dedicating his work to Elizabeth I, Spenser brilliantly united Arthurian romance and Italian renaissance epic to celebrate the glory of the Virgin Queen. Each book of the poem recounts the quest of a knight to achieve a virtue: the Red Crosse Knight of Holinesse /5(86). Edmund Spenser () ranks just below Shakespeare, with Chaucer and Milton, in the pantheon of great writers. In The Faerie Queene, he spins a sub-created fantasy universe that would be the model for Tolkien and poet, whom Milton considered to be a better teacher than the medieval theologians, wrote an epic tale of adventure, love, noble deeds, and faith/5(8). The Faerie Queene is an English epic poem by Edmund Spenser that was first published in Read an overview of the entire poem or a line by line Summary and Analysis. Summary and Analysis. Book I, Cantos i & ii. Book I, Cantos iii, iv & v. Book I, Cantos vi, vii & viii. Book I, Cantos ix & x. Book I, Cantos xi & xii. Book III, Cantos i & ii.   summary and notes on the Faerie Queene, Book 1, canto by canto The Faerie Queene Book 1. this might be useful for revison - not particularly in depth in parts, I got pretty bored I suppose. It is probably the worst piece of literature ever written.

Full text of "Spenser's The Faerie Queene, Book I" See other formats. Hamilton's edition is a masterpiece of scholarship and close reading. The entire work is revised, and the text of The Faerie Queene itself has been freshly edited, the first such edition since the s. The text, itself a milestone in academic achievement, has been produced by Hiroshi Yamashita and Toshiyuki Suzuki and is now considered the new standard text of the poem.   Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Book 1, Online Book 1 of The Faerie Queene is the most important and well read of the six books: check it out on the always-awesome Project Gutenberg. Movies or TV Productions. Queen Elizabeth.