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The Faerie Queene and Middle English Romance: The Matter of Just Memory

Andrew King

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198187226
eISBN:
9780191674662
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198187226.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Scholarship on Middle English romance has done little to access the textual and bibliographical continuity of this remarkable literary tradition into the 16th century and its impact on Elizabethan ... More


Reading the Allegorical Intertext: Chaucer, Spenser, Shakespeare, Milton

Judith H. Anderson

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823228478
eISBN:
9780823241125
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823228478.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The author conceives the intertext as a relation between or among texts that encompasses both Kristevan intertextuality and traditional relationships of influence, imitation, allusion, and citation. ... More


Psyche's Daughter: Pleasure and The Faerie Queene

Robert H. F. Carver

in The Protean Ass: The Metamorphoses of Apuleius from Antiquity to the Renaissance

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199217861
eISBN:
9780191712357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199217861.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter discusses Apuleian influences in The Faerie Queene. It argues that Spenser used different parts of The Golden Ass in various ways and with varying degrees of success. Meroë and Pamphile ... More


The Faerie Queene and Elizabethan Politics

David Norbrook

in Poetry and Politics in the English Renaissance: Revised Edition

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199247189
eISBN:
9780191697647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199247189.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, Poetry

The first part of The Faerie Queene was published in 1590, three years after Philip Sidney's death. Edmund Spenser's heroic poem is the fullest poetic embodiment of the political ideals of Sidney and ... More


Reading the Allegory of The Faerie Queene

Andrew Hadfield

in Edmund Spenser's Irish Experience: Wilde Fruit and Salvage Soyl

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183457
eISBN:
9780191674044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183457.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter shows that The Faerie Queene is indisputably an allegorical work which contains a vast series of representations of political and historical events. But it demands to be read within a ... More


Petrarchan Tyranny and Lyric Resistance in Spenser’s Amoretti and The Faerie Queene

Cynthia N. Nazarian

in Love's Wounds: Violence and the Politics of Poetry in Early Modern Europe

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501705229
eISBN:
9781501708268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705229.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter discusses the use of Petrarchan themes to explore modes of legitimate political resistance by considering the constant collaborative dialogue between Edmund Spenser's sonnet sequence ... More


The Spoiling of Princes: Artegall Thwarted, Calidore Confused

Andrew Hadfield

in Edmund Spenser's Irish Experience: Wilde Fruit and Salvage Soyl

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183457
eISBN:
9780191674044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183457.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter focuses on how the allegory of justice in Book V of The Faerie Queene is centred around Spenser's Irish experience. Artegall's quest for justice begins and ends in Ireland; in between, ... More


Gloriana’s “True Glorious Type”

Kenneth Borris

in Visionary Spenser and the Poetics of Early Modern Platonism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198807070
eISBN:
9780191844843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807070.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Despite the centrality of Spenser’s faery queen for his Faerie Queene and its Platonically idealized mode of mimesis, most studies do not define her symbolic scope or address her transcendental ... More


The (H)eroic Idealism of Spenser’s Faery

Kenneth Borris

in Visionary Spenser and the Poetics of Early Modern Platonism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198807070
eISBN:
9780191844843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807070.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Spenser bases his heroic poem The Faerie Queene upon a Platonic concept that he often cites: “hero” derives from “Eros,” so that “hero” means “born of love,” which thus inspires “great work” ... More


Spenser

Colin Burrow

in Epic Romance: Homer to Milton

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198117940
eISBN:
9780191671135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117940.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

There is no author so prey to double violence against self and past as Torquato Tasso; and there is no author who feels so keenly the tortured energy released by an antiquarianism that seeks vainly ... More


The ‘Reformation’ of Native Romance in The Faerie Queene, Book I

Andrew King

in The Faerie Queene and Middle English Romance: The Matter of Just Memory

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198187226
eISBN:
9780191674662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198187226.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter investigates the use of native romance in Book I of The Faerie Queene to understand Spenser's strategy in creating a Protestant romance-epic. It examines two aspects of Spenser's ... More


‘It seemed another worlde to beholde’: Native Romance, History, and Book II of The Faerie Queene

Andrew King

in The Faerie Queene and Middle English Romance: The Matter of Just Memory

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198187226
eISBN:
9780191674662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198187226.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter examines Book II of The Faerie Queene where Spenser's incorporation of native romance shifts from the question of salvation to the projected union of history and romance in relation to ... More


Spenserian Askesis: The 1590 Faerie Queene

Jonathan Goldberg

in The Seeds of Things: Theorizing Sexuality and Materiality in Renaissance Representations

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230662
eISBN:
9780823235827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230662.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Daniel Juan Gil comments on Edmund Spenser's The Faerie Queene, saying that the poem sketches instances that are not easily comprehended by its readers. This is perhaps due to the several, ... More


Spenser, Psychomachia, and the Limits of Governance

Christopher Tilmouth

in Passion's Triumph over Reason: A History of the Moral Imagination from Spenser to Rochester

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199212378
eISBN:
9780191707254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212378.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter explores the presentation of the passions in The Faerie Queene, arguing that Spenser treats these as hostile, morally disruptive forces within the soul, powers which reason must fight ... More


The History of the Future: Spenser’s The Faerie Queene and the Directions of Time

J. K. Barret

in Untold Futures: Time and Literary Culture in Renaissance England

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501702365
eISBN:
9781501705878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702365.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter presents a reading of Edmund Spenser’s The Faerie Queene. It argues that Spenser’s poetry unsettles the credibility of both historical account and consequence, serving as a hinge between ... More


The Dream of an Unmappable Nation: Faerie Queene

Chris Barrett

in Early Modern English Literature and the Poetics of Cartographic Anxiety

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198816874
eISBN:
9780191858567
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198816874.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The Faerie Queene frequently meditates on how representing space—imagistically or narratively—involves distortion. This chapter proposes that allegory as an expressive mode allows the poem to ... More


Spenser and Milton: The Mind's Allegorical Place

Judith H. Anderson

in Reading the Allegorical Intertext: Chaucer, Spenser, Shakespeare, Milton

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823228478
eISBN:
9780823241125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823228478.003.0020
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Treip say that the recognition of Spenser as an advanced theorist of allegory in Renaissance mode put Milton's tacit allegorical dialogue with Spenser into a correct and more contemporaneous ... More


Ovidian Baptism in Book 2 of The Faerie Queene

Dennis Austin Britton

in Becoming Christian: Race, Reformation, and Early Modern English Romance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823257140
eISBN:
9780823261482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257140.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Chapter 2 argues that Edmund Spenser’s The Faerie Queene is unable to imagine that a Saracen knight like Pyrochles can “renounce [his] miscreaunce” because of emergent early modern concepts of ... More


The Christian Knight: Redcrosse Learns to Read

Hester Lees-Jeffries

in England's Helicon: Fountains in Early Modern Literature and Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199230785
eISBN:
9780191696473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230785.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter explores the fountains of Book 1 of The Faerie Queene as they relate to three influences, in which concerns with sources and genre tend to overlap. The first (and largest) is religious ... More


‘All shall changed be’: ‘Two Cantos of Mutabilitie’ and the Sense of an Ending

Andrew Hadfield

in Edmund Spenser's Irish Experience: Wilde Fruit and Salvage Soyl

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183457
eISBN:
9780191674044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183457.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter focuses on the ‘Two Cantos Of Mutabilitie’—a fragment of an apparently never completed ‘Legend of Constancie’ which first appeared in the 1609 folio edition of The Faerie Queene, ... More


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