The Faerie Queene by Edmund Spenser audiobook

The Faerie Queene

By Edmund Spenser
Read by John Moffatt

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3.97 Hours 1
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The Faerie Queene is the triumphant culminationof Edmund Spenser’s poetic work, dating from the 1590s. This remarkable poem, dedicated to Queen Elizabeth I, was the first epicpoem in modern English. It combines dramatic narratives of chivalrous adventurewith exquisite and picturesque episodes of pageantry, and at the same time isan allegory about religion in Spenser’s England and the struggle between Truthand Error.

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The Faerie Queene is the triumphant culminationof Edmund Spenser’s poetic work, dating from the 1590s. This remarkable poem, dedicated to Queen Elizabeth I, was the first epicpoem in modern English. It combines dramatic narratives of chivalrous adventurewith exquisite and picturesque episodes of pageantry, and at the same time isan allegory about religion in Spenser’s England and the struggle between Truthand Error.

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Author Bio: Edmund Spenser

Author Bio: Edmund Spenser

Edmund Spenser (1552-1599) is best known for The Faerie Queene, dedicated to Elizabeth I, and his sonnet sequences Amoretti and Epithalamion dedicated to his wife Elizabeth Boyle. Secretary to the Lord Deputy to Ireland, Spenser moved there in 1580 and remained there until near the end of his life, when he fled the Tyrone Rebellion in 1598. He is buried at Westminster Abbey.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental
Category: Nonfiction/Poetry
Runtime: 3.97
Audience: Adult
Language: English