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Edmund Spenser : A Literary Life - Dr Gary Waller

Edmund Spenser

A Literary Life

Hardcover Published: 5th October 1994
ISBN: 9780333523575
Number Of Pages: 211

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Gary Waller surveys Spenser's career in terms of the material conditions of its production - the often overlooked material factors of race, gender, class, agency - and the resonant 'places' which influenced his career - court, church, nation, colony. The book includes an original account of the gender politics of Spenser's work and his difficult position between Ireland and England, the 'homes' about which he held ambivalent feelings. Waller also discusses the 'place' the biographer occupies in writing a literary life.

Preface
The Construction of a Literary Life
The Poet's Three Worlds
The Making of a Protestant Poet
'Consorted in one Harmonee': The Faerie Queene, 1590: Books One to Three
A 'world . runne quite out of square': The Faerie Queene, 1596: Books Four to Six
Mutability and the Literary Life
Envoi
Notes
Select Bibliography
Index
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ISBN: 9780333523575
ISBN-10: 0333523571
Series: MacMillan Literary Lives S
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 211
Published: 5th October 1994
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 1.6
Weight (kg): 0.43
Edition Number: 1