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Edmund Spenser
Died: January 13, 1599
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Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it 8 years ago
bookshelves: adventure, classic, britain-england, fantasy, fraudio, philosophy, play-dramatisation, poetry, tudor, published-1590 Read in October, 2009 ** spoiler alert ** Philip Palmer's inventive dramatisation of Books I and II of Edmund Spenser's towering Elizabethan epic poem.Fast, funny and...
Lizreader's Blog
Lizreader's Blog rated it 9 years ago
This is probably one of the hardest books (well epic verse poems) I have ever read, but it is one of my favorites! I had to read this book in my English literature class, and I ended up writing my final essay on the Red Crossed Knight. I absolutely adored the language in this book, and even though t...
Alexis Hall
Alexis Hall rated it 9 years ago
I've always secretly thought you can like Spenser or Milton, but no both. So I guess that makes me Team Spenser. This is honestly a ridiculous book - monsters vomiting Catholic frogs, fountains full of desporting naked boys, more lovingly described breasts than erotica written, by a 14 year old bo...
So Many Books, So Little Time...
So Many Books, So Little Time... rated it 9 years ago
When it comes to sheer reading pleasure, it is almost impossible to beat "The Faerie Queene". It has nearly everything that a reader could desire; action, romance, deep philosophical and theological meaning, allegory, pitched battles on fields of honor, blood, swords, spears...everything that makes...
NinthWanderer
NinthWanderer rated it 10 years ago
Read and loved in college, but it's time for a re-read.
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