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...
- PROTHALAMION. Spenser, E. // Golden Treasury;1/1/1904, p78
The poem "Prothalamion," by Edmund Spenser is presented. First Line: Calm was the day,and through the trembling air; Last Line: Sweet Thames! run softly, till I end my song.
- Prothalamion. SPENSER, EDMUND // Oxford Book of English Verse: 1250-1900;1922, p107
The poem "Prothalamion," by Edmund Spenser is presented. First Line: CALME was the day, and through the trembling ayre; Last Line: Sweete Themmes ! runne softly, till I end my Song.
- Prothalamion. Spenser, Edmund // Collected Classic Poems, Pope to Sterling;2012, p1
The poem "Prothalamion" by Edmund Spenser is presented. First Line: Calme was the day, and through the trembling ayre; Last Line: Sweete Themmes, runne softly, till I end my song.
- SPENSER'S ASTROPHEL: MYTH AND THE CRITIQUE OF VALUES. Tourney, Leonard D. // Essays in Literature;Fall76, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p145
The author presents an analysis of the poem "Astrophel," by Edmund Spenser. He describes this piece as a somber pastoral threnody characteristically Spenserian in tone, cadence and rhetorical ornament in memory of Sir Philip Sidney. He asserts that with the author's eminence in the field,...
- SPENSER AND REASON IN THE CONCLUSION OF "SALISBURY PLAIN" Gillcrist, T. J. // English Language Notes;Sep69, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p11
The article offers poetry criticism of the poem "Guilt and Sorrow," by William Wordsworth. It addresses the significance of "Salisbury Plain," which is the first manuscript version of the work. The author suggests that the manuscript version offers insight into the social views of Wordsworth....
- SPENSER'S RED CROSS AND MILTON'S ADAM. Pecheux, M. Christopher // English Language Notes;Jun69, Vol. 6 Issue 4, p246
The article critiques the poems "Paradise Lost," by John Milton and "The Faerie Queene," by Edmund Spenser. Similarities between the poems regarding their themes of visions of the future and religious allegory are explored. The author argues that Milton, in writing "Paradise Lost," based the...
- Jonson Reads 'The Ruines of Time' Riddell, James A.; Stewart, Stanley // Studies in Philology;Fall90, Vol. 87 Issue 4, p427
The article analyzes Ben Jonson's reading of Edmund Spenser's poem "The Ruines of Time." The author explores the thematic link between premature demise of a brave infant in the poem and fate of poets in a hostile world, analyzes the stanzas that affirm the value of poetry, and explores Jonson's...
- Language and Politics: A Note on Some Metaphors in Spenser's A View of the Present State of Ireland. Grennan, Eamon // Facing the Music: Irish Poetry in the Twentieth Century;1999, p90
The article offers poetry criticism of the poem "A View of the Present State of Ireland," by Edmund Spenser. It explores the use of conventional metaphors as part of a strategy of persuasion with a language that represents an instrument of colonial enterprise. The author provides a critical...