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Spenser's masterpiece "The Faerie Queen", is among the most influential poems in the English language. it was the first epic in English and established the possibilities of heroic poetry in the English tradition. The author's intention was to rival, or surpass, the epic romances of the Italian poets Ariosto and Tasso through the "darke conceit" of this poem, which unites the medieval romance and Renaissance epic.
ISBN: 9780140422078 ISBN-10: 0140422072 Series: Penguin Classics Audience:
For Ages: 18+ years old Format:
Number Of Pages: 1248 Published: December 1978 Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd Country of Publication: GB Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 13.5
Weight (kg): 0.84
Edition Number: 1