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  • An 'Edmund Spenser' who is mentioned in the Books of the Treasurer of the Queen's Chamber in

    A Biography of Edmund Spenser

  • To the year 1569 belongs that mention referred to above of payment made one 'Edmund Spenser' for bearing letters from France.

    A Biography of Edmund Spenser

  • The poet Edmund Spenser wrote in 1596 that the Irish lived in the most barbaric and loathy conditions of any people I think under heaven. . .

    A Renegade History of the United States

  • I for one am glad I rarely have to sidestep panhandlers with signs reading "Will deconstruct Edmund Spenser for food."

    The Folly Of Higher Education Subsidies

  • The English press likes to poke fun at the long list of unworthies buried in Poets' Corner, but it holds the remains of many giants of English literature, including Geoffrey Chaucer, Edmund Spenser, Samuel Johnson, Charles Dickens, Alfred Tennyson and Rudyard Kipling.

    John Lundberg: Ted Hughes Memorialized at Poets' Corner

  • The Faerie Queene, by Edmund Spenser The Red Cross Knight (England) and his fair lady Una (the true church) are travelling through a blighted land, when they find the cause: "That dreadful Dragon they espide,/Where stretcht he lay upon the sunny side,/Of a great hill ..."

    Ten of the best dragons in literature

  • When Edmund Spenser, author of The Faerie Queene and Renaissance poet, died in 1599, the surviving great poets of England each wrote a poem in memoriam to him and read it at the funeral service.

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  • “Among the first who were called so,” Edmund Spenser said as he entered the room and the conversation.

    The Dragon’s Apprentice

  • And as much as I'd love young celebrities to actually read, say, Sexual Personae, leading to their newfound study of Emily Dickinson, Edmund Spenser, Euripides and the critical canon of Harold Bloom, I'm thinking that's not gonna happen.

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  • They may have also spotted themes and messages beneath the surface of allegories by John Milton and Edmund Spenser.

    Danny Groner: Newspapers, Not Books, Are the Key to Engaging Budding College Students


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