The Shepheardes Calender. An Introduction

By: Johnson, Lynn

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Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ has some light edgewear & is now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Black & white illustrations. 227pages The Shepheardes Calender was published in 1579 and is the poem that launched Elizabethan poet, Edmund Spenser's career and changed the direction of English poetry. Drawing on a wide range of primary sources, the author places the poem in its literary, social, political and cultural context. She pays particular attention to the emergence of the myth of Queen Elizabeth and England and the way in which Spenser manipulated the concerns and issues of the time, transforming popular culture into literary expression.

Title: The Shepheardes Calender. An Introduction

Author Name: Johnson, Lynn

Categories: Books on Books,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: University Park, Pennsylvan, Pennsylvania State Univ Pre: 1990

ISBN Number: 0271006994

ISBN Number 13: 9780271006994

Binding: Hardcover

Seller ID: ID2082

Keywords: Books on Books Edmund Spenser Elizabethan England Elizabethan Poets English Literature English poetry Literary Criticism Poetry Spenser xAddToOLBs,