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The faerie queene

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The Faerie Queene was the first epic in English and one of the most influential poems in the language for later poets from Milton to Tennyson. Dedicating his work to Elizabeth I, Spenser brilliantly united medieval romance and renaissance epic to expound the glory of the Virgin Queen. The poem recounts the quests of knights including Sir Guyon, Knight of Constance, who resists temptation, and Artegall, Knight of Justice, whose story alludes to the execution of Mary Queen of Scots. Composed as an overt moral and political allegory, The Faerie Queene, with its dramatic episodes of chivalry, pageantry and courtly love, is also a supreme work of atmosphere, colour and sensuous description.
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Grouped Work ID ea3a3d07-ec5c-46f1-be16-548ab72b4042
Grouping Title faerie queene
Grouping Author spenser edmund
Grouping Category book
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auth_author2 Keenlyside, Perry., Moffatt, John., O'Donnell, C. Patrick., Roche, Thomas P.
author Spenser, Edmund, 1552?-1599.
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display_description This remarkable poem, dedicated to Queen Elizabeth I, was Spenser's finest achievement. The first epic poem in modern English, The Faerie Queene combines dramatic narratives of chivalrous adventure with exquisite and picturesque episodes of pageantry. At the same time, Spenser is expounding a deeply-felt allegory of the eternal struggle between Truth and Error...
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publishDate 1987, 2015
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series Penguin English poets, Penguin classics
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subject_facet Epic poetry, English, Knights and knighthood -- Poetry, Virtues -- Poetry
title_display The faerie queene
title_full The faerie queene / Edmund Spenser ; edited by Thomas P. Roche, Jr., with the assistance of C. Patrick O'Donnell, Jr., The faerie queene [electronic resource] / Edmund Spenser
title_short The faerie queene
topic_facet Epic poetry, English, Knights and knighthood, Virtues