Edmund Spenser

Edmund Spenser (c. 1552 – 13 January 1599) was an English poet best known for The Faerie Queene, an epic poem and fantastical allegory celebrating the Tudor dynasty and Elizabeth I. He is recognised as one of the premier craftsmen of Modern English verse in its infancy, and is considered one of the greatest poets in the English language.

Read more about Edmund Spenser:  Life, Poetry, The Faerie Queene, A View of The Present State of Ireland, Shorter Poems, The Spenserian Stanza and Sonnet, Influences and Influenced, List of Works

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Edmund Spenser - List of Works
... A theatre for Worldlings, including poems translated into English by Spenser from French sources, published by Henry Bynneman in London 1579 The Shepheardes Calender ... Mutabilitie published together with a reprint of The Fairie Queene 1611 First folio edition of Spenser's collected works 1633 A vewe of the present ...
16th Century In Literature - New Poetry
... of a Young Wit and A Flourish upon Fancy 1579 Edmund Spenser - The Shepherd's Calendar 1582 Thomas Watson - Hekatompathia or Passionate Century of Love 1590 Sir Philip Sidney - Arcadia Edmund Spenser ...

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    Fondnesse it were for any being free,
    To covet fetters, though they golden bee.
    Edmund Spenser (1552?–1599)