Spenser's mannerist manoeuvres: Prothalamion (1596)
- "Prothalamion" by Edmund Spenser. Fleischmann, T // Prothalamion;6/ 1/2011, p1
This essay provides an explication of Edmund Spenser's poem "Prothalamion." A major figure in English literature, Spenser wrote at a time when poets relied on the patronage and support of wealthy and powerful aristocrats. In this wedding poem, he celebrates the double wedding of the daughters of...
- The Limitations of Concord in the Thames-Medway Marriage Canto of The Faerie Queene. Hile, Rachel E. // Studies in Philology;Winter2011, Vol. 108 Issue 1, p70
The article discusses literary representations of friendship and concord in the epic poem "The Faerie Queene" by Edmund Spenser. Emphasis is given to a scene depicting a marriage procession to suggest that Spenser intended an allegorization of the concept of concord as a combining of opposites....
- Let Arcade Be Finale of Arcadia: Stevens' "Emperor of Ice-Cream.". Kravec, Maureen // Wallace Stevens Journal;Spring1979, Vol. 3 Issue 1/2, p8
The article offers criticism of the poem "The Emperor of Ice-Cream," by poet Wallace Stevens. The author looks at the representation of weddings in the poem and the structure of the poem. The article also discusses the difference between the poems "The Emperor of Ice-Cream" and "Epithalamion,"...
- THE CARMINA OF HORACE IN THE PROTHALAMION. Rogers, William Elford // American Notes & Queries;Jun77, Vol. 15 Issue 10, p148
Focuses on praises of Essex in the last two stanzas of the poem 'Prothalamion' by Edmund Spenser and Spenser's debt to Horace. Insufficient study of the poem due to Horace's 'Carmina'; Significant influence provided by the ode of Horace to 'Prothalamion'; Similarities between 'Prothalamion' and...
- PROSERPINA IN THE PROTHALAMION. Rogers, William Elford // American Notes & Queries;May77, Vol. 15 Issue 9, p131
Discusses the use of mythographic tradition by Edmund Spenser, in his poem 'Prothalamion.' Spenser's utilization of Proserpina-myth, as formulated by medieval and Renaissance mythographers in the poem; Excerpts from the poem; Spenser's extensive use of seasonal imagery in the poem; Meaning of...
- The trick in rhyming sofas and chauffeurs. Andreae, Christopher // Christian Science Monitor;11/29/95, Vol. 88 Issue 3, p17
Reviews trends in poetry and the works of poetry in general, with emphasis that poetry means, not merely rhyming the end words. Emphasis on quality and substance as the essential elements for any work to earn the name of poetry.
- Banananananana. Norris, Kathleen // Christian Century;04/22/98, Vol. 115 Issue 13, p450
Discusses issues on the evaluation of poetry. Paradox of poetry; Indicator of inferior poetry; Characteristics of poetry.
- The rise of modern doggerel. Hinsey, Ellen // New England Review (10531297);Spring98, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p138
Presents a critique of poetry using to the term `modern doggerel.' Reference to the poem `The Tendril's Fate,' by Ella Wheeler; Indication that the majority of modern poetry is written in `free verse'; Examination ofwriting styles of poetry during the 1990s.
- Anecdotes of a jar: The dominion of spatial tropes inrecent criticism of lyric. Jeffreys, Mark // Criticism;Winter98, Vol. 40 Issue 1, p55
Examines the spatial paradigm for lyric, noted in poetry scholarship and criticism during the first half of the 1990s. Determinants of lyric's material dimensions; Factors contributing to spatializing discourse; Contemporary critics' definition of lyric; Analysis of lyric found in poetry.