"Mutual Comfort": Courtly Love and Companionate Marriage in the Poetry of Sir Philip Sidney and Edmund Spenser
- Sidney, Spencer, and Poetic Form. Heninger Jr., S.K. // Studies in Philology;Spring91, Vol. 88 Issue 2, p140
The article critiques the poetics of English poets Edmund Spenser and Philip Sidney. It explores the impact of Classical poetry by Plato and Socrates on English poetics in the 17th century, verse forms and rhyme patterns, and the poetic manifestation of the authority of logocentrism in Spenser...
- AESTHETIC AND MIMETIC RHYTHMS IN THE VERSIFICATION OF GASCOIGNE, SIDNEY, AND SPENSER. Woods, Susanne // Studies in the Literary Imagination;Spring78, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p31
The article critiques the aesthetic and mimetic rhythms in the versification of poets George Gascoigne, Sir Philip Sidney and Edmund Spenser in Renaissance English poetry. It explores the contribution of Gascoigne to the history of English verse. It explores the poems "Certayne Notes," by...
- SIDNEY'S ARCADIA AND SPENSER'S `SAD POURTRAICT' (THE FAERIE QUEENE II.i.39-40). Boss, J. A. // Notes & Queries;Mar1991, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p26
The article focuses on poet Edmund Spenser's book "The Faerie Queene." The dainty blood of the "Arcadia," by Philip Sydney is transformed into a stream of gorebloud in "The Faerie Queene." The resemblance persists beyond the passages cited. Both works provide a knightly spectator to mediate the...
- "MODESTY OR COMELINESS": THE PREDICAMENT OF REFORM THEOLOGY IN SPENSER'S AMORETTI AND EPITHALAMION. Sanchez, Melissa E. // Renascence;Fall2012, Vol. 65 Issue 1, p5
This essay discusses the poems "Amoretti" and "Epithalamion," both by Edmund Spenser. The poems focus on a Catholic idealization of celibacy and a Protestant celebration of marriage. The poems suggest that Protestant ideals of sexual innocence and married chastity may encourage the failure of...
- Spenser's Anacreontics: A Mythological Metaphor. Miola, Robert S. // Studies in Philology;Late Winter80, Vol. 77 Issue 1, p50
Discusses the significance of the Anacreontic verses between Edmund Spenser's poems 'Amoretti' and 'Epithalamion.' How the verses serve to unify the surrounding amatory sequence; Presentation of literal and allegorical meanings in a miniature, mythological metaphor; Epigrams' recapitulation of...
- THE COMPOSITIONAL HISTORY OF CANTOS ii AND iii IN BOOK III OF THE FAERIE QUEENE. Candido, Joseph // American Notes & Queries;Dec77, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p50
Provides an explanation for the narrative inconsistency in book III of Edmund Spenser's 'The Faerie Queene' which speaks about the compositional history of cantos ii and iii and the wrong identification of Redcrosse as Guyon. Contradictory passages appearing from cantos 11.17 to ii.61; Doubts...
- Relative Means; Spenser's Style of Discordia Concors. Fumerton, Patricia // Papers on Language & Literature;Winter88, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p3
Examines the style of discordia concors in 'The Faerie Queene,' a poem written by Edmund Spenser. Contraries of war and love in the poem; Structure of the poem; Information on Spenser's dreamstyle of discordia concors.
- Front Cover. // Faerie Queene, Vol. 1;1910, preceding p1
The front cover of the book "The Faerie Queene," by Edmund Spenser.
- INTRODUCTION. Hales, John W. // Faerie Queene, Vol. 1;1910, preceding p1
An introduction to the book "The Faerie Queene," by Edmund Spenser is presented.