Spenser : The Faerie Queene Paperback
Edited by A. C. Hamilton
Part of the Longman Annotated English Poets series
The Faerie Queene is a scholarly masterpiece that has influenced, inspired, and challenged generations of writers, readers and scholars since its completion in 1596.
Hamilton's edition is itself, a masterpiece of scholarship and close reading.
It is now the standard edition for all readers of Spenser.
The entire work is revised, and the text of The Faerie Queene itself has been freshly edited, the first such edition since the 1930s.
This volume also contains additional original material, including a letter to Raleigh, commendatory verses and dedicatory sonnets, chronology of Spenser's life and works and provides a compilation of list of characters and their appearances in The Faerie Queene.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 816 pages, Illustrations
- Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
- Publication Date: 21/08/2006
- Category: Literary studies: c 1500 to c 1800
- ISBN: 9781405832816
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Review by jcelrod
I struggled with reading The Faerie Queen for quite a while until I got the hang of the language. Once I did, I was able to wallow in Spenser's imagination!