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Preface to the Faerie Queene

G. Hough

Preface to the Faerie Queene

by G. Hough

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Published by Duckworth Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • English,
  • Literary studies: 16th to 18th centuries,
  • Poetry

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages239
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7833069M
    ISBN 100715602705
    ISBN 109780715602706

    A Preface to The Faerie Queene Author Hough, Graham Book condition Used Binding Hardcover Publisher Published by Gerald Duckworth & Co. Ltd., 3 Henrietta Street, London First Edition London Date published Keywords LITERARY CRITICISM Spenser Bookseller catalogs LITERARY CRITICISM;. The Faerie Queene Book III, Cantos iii, iv & v establish a direct connection between characters in The Faerie Queen--especially Arthur--and his sovereign, Queen Elizabeth. As much as the poet praises the Queen on her own merits, he also seeks to increase her.

    The Faerie Queene Homework Help Questions. Explain personal, historical, political allegories in Spenser's The Faerie Queene. Many scholars recognize two dominant categories of . Book Description: Introduces a Renaissance masterpiece to a modern audience. This Guide will help new readers to understand and enjoy The Faerie Queene, drawing attention to its various ironies, its self-reflexive construction, its visual emphasis and the timeless ethical, political, and literary questions that it asks of all of book includes key selections from the poem (each.

    Graham Goulden Hough is the author of Style and Stylistics ( avg rating, 4 ratings, 1 review, published ), Strangeness and Beauty ( avg ratin /5(2). Description. The Faerie Queene () is an epic poem by Edmund Spenser (c. –), which follows the adventures of a number of medieval knights. The poem, written in a deliberately archaic style, draws on history and myth, particularly the legends of Arthur. Each book follows the adventures of a knight who represents a particular virtue (holiness, temperance, chastity, friendship.


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Preface to the Faerie Queene by G. Hough Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Faerie Queene is an English epic poem by Edmund I–III were first published inand then republished in together with books IV–VI. The Faerie Queene is notable for its form: it is one of the longest poems in the English language as well as the work in which Spenser invented the verse form known as the Spenserian stanza.

Author: Edmund Spenser. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hough, Graham Goulden, Preface to the Faerie Queene. London: Duckworth, (OCoLC) Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hough, Graham Goulden, Preface to The faerie queene.

New York, Norton. A Preface to 'The Faerie Queene'. Title: A Preface to 'The Faerie Queene'. Author: Graham Hough. Year of publication: We appreciate the impact a good book can have.

We all like the idea of saving a bit of cash, so when we found out how many good quality used books are out there - Seller Rating: % positive. Preface to the Faerie Queene by Graham Hough (Author) › Visit Preface to the Faerie Queene book Graham Hough Page.

Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central. Graham Hough (Author) ISBN ISBN Cited by: In The Faerie Queene, Spenser creates an allegory: The characters of his far-off, fanciful "Faerie Land" are meant to have a symbolic meaning in the real world.

In Books I and III, the poet follows the journeys of two knights, Redcrosse and Britomart, and in doing so he examines the two virtues he considers most important to Christian life--Holiness and Chastity. The Faerie Queene was the product of certain definite conditions which existed in England toward the close of the sixteenth century.

The first of these national conditions was the movement known as the revival of chivalry ; the second was the spirit of nationality fostered by the English Reformation; and the third was that phase of the English.

The Faerie Queene Summary Book 1. Newly knighted and ready to prove his stuff, Redcrosse, the hero of this book, is embarking on his first adventure: to help a princess named Una get rid of a pesky dragon that is totally bothering her parents and kingdom.

So, she. In "The Faerie Queene," then, Spenser is creating an epic-scale, alternate-history prequel to the Arthurian romances we already know: nearly a quarter of a million words of loosely intertwined adventures featuring (for the most part) an altogether new cast of amorous knights and ladies, new champions who must quest for true love and virtue /5(6).

Preface to The Faerie Queene. The Faerie Queene, by Edmund Spenser. A new Edition with Notes critical and explanatory, by Ralph Church., M.A., late Student of Christ Church, Oxon.

4 vols. The Book 1 proem, or preface, has the lofty task of opening an epic. Spenser employs the classical epic opening by calling on the Muses to inspire him. Like the Roman poet Virgil before him, Spenser leaves behind pastoral poems for the more demanding epic form.

Edmund Spenser is considered one of the preeminent poets of the English language. He was born into the family of an obscure cloth maker named John Spenser, who belonged to the Merchant Taylors’ Company and was married to a woman named Elizabeth, about whom almost.

A Preface to The Faerie Queene by Graham Hough 'Spenser is today the most neglected of all our great poets. To re-establish Spenser in his traditional position alongside Shakespeare, Chaucer and Milton and to set The Faerie Queene in its proper place in the epic tradition are the purposes of this book.'Seller Rating: % positive.

The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Edmund Spenser (Spenser, Edmund, ?) Online books about this author are available, as is a Wikipedia article.

Spenser, Edmund. Amoretti and Epithalamion (HTML at Virginia) Spenser, Edmund, ?, contrib.: Ancient Critical Essays Upon English Poets and Poësy (2 volumes (each also with "Arte of English Poesie" title page. Book I canto xii. The folk pour out to look fearfully at the dead dragon.

The Redcrosse Knight and Una enter the palace with her mother and father. Her father, the king, promises his land and Una to the Redcrosse Knight.

The Redcrosse Knight says he must first serve the Faerie Queene for six years. A Preface to The Faerie Queene. New York: Norton.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide) Hough, Graham,A Preface to The Faerie Queene. New York: Norton, MLA Citation (style guide) Hough, Graham. A Preface to The Faerie Queene. [1st American ed.] New York: Norton, Print. The Faerie Queene: Book I. Lay forth out of thine euerlasting scryne The antique rolles, which there lye hidden still, Of Faerie knights and fairest Tanaquill, Whom that most noble Briton Prince so long Sought through the world, and suffered so much ill, That I must rue his vndeserued wrong: O helpe thou my weake wit, and sharpen my dull tong.

The Faerie Queene: Book V. 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.

Full text of "Spenser's The Faerie Queene, Book I" See other formats. A preface to The faerie queene Item Preview remove-circle Internet Archive Contributor Internet Archive Language English.

Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Boxid IA Boxid_2 Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files. IN Pages:. A preface to The faerie queene. London: Duckworth.

MLA Citation. Hough, Graham. A preface to The faerie queene / by Graham Hough Duckworth London Australian/Harvard Citation. Hough, Graham.A preface to The faerie queene / by Graham Hough Duckworth London.

Wikipedia Citation.The long preface (much of it from Upton's Letter Concerning a new Edition of the Faerie Queene) contains a life of the poet and a detailed analysis of Spenser's letter to Raleigh, which becomes the basis for an Aristotelian defence of the unity of the Faerie Queene that has .The Faerie Queene (Book ) Lyrics.

CANTO II The guilefull great Enchaunter parts The Redcrosse Knight from Truth: Into whose stead faire falshood steps, And workes him wofull ruth.