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The Poetical Works of Edmund Spenser:

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ISBN-10: 0559206313

ISBN-13: 9780559206313

Edition: 2008

Authors: Edmund Spenser

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Since my late setting foorth of the Faerie Queene finding that it hath found a favourable passage amongst you I have sithence endevoured by all good meanes (for the better encrease and accomplishment of your delights ) to get into my handes such smale poemes of the same Authors.
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List price: $34.75
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Bibliobazaar
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 428
Language: English

"The poet's poet"---as Charles Lamb was to call Spenser two centuries later---was born in London, where he attended school before going to Cambridge in 1569. About 1579 he came to know Sir Philip Sidney; his first significant work, The Shepheardes Calendar, published under a pseudonym in 1579 and consisting of 12 "ecologues" (one for each month of the year), was dedicated to Sidney. Spenser hoped for advancement at the court of Queen Elizabeth, but in August 1580 he took a minor position in Ireland, where he spent the rest of his life, save for two visits to England. In 1594 he married Elizabeth Boyle, in Cork; the sonnet sequence Amoretti (1595) bears on his courtship, and the great…