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The Works of Edmund Spenser

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Product description

This 1904 edition is a republication of the works of Edmund Spenser, the Elizabethan poet and wordsmith, in an attempt by the editor to restore them to some level of authenticity, either avoiding or correcting the temptation to modernise or reinterpret the works in their earliest editions.

An unfortunate contemporary of Shakespeare, Spenser's genius hasn't received the exposure and accolades of which it is surely deserving. The poetry found in this book is truly beautiful, while the story told is both gripping and intriguing. The clever reader may note his skilful use of allegory also.

Both for the average reader and academic historian, this book would provide hours of unparalleled entertainment, especially as a means to unwind at the end of a busy day. For those with more time on their hands, there is the opportunity to truly consider and unravel the flavour of the text - hours of sheer enjoyment.

This century old book is in decent condition considering, with a partially marked and worn marked cover and slightly torn spine internally. It also contains a fountain pen signature from a previous owner in 1943 - a little piece of history in itself. At £4.99, you can own this little piece of history for yourself at a terrific price.

Item details

Author(s):
R Morris, Edmund Spenser
Condition:
Fair
Format:
Hardback
Publisher:
MacDonald & Co.

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This 1904 edition is a republication of the works of Edmund Spenser, the Elizabethan poet and wordsmith, in an attempt by the editor to restore them to some level of authenticity, either avoiding or correcting the temptation to modernise or reinterpret the works in their earliest editions.

An unfortunate contemporary of Shakespeare, Spenser's genius hasn't received the exposure and accolades of which it is surely deserving. The poetry found in this book is truly beautiful, while the story told is both gripping and intriguing. The clever reader may note his skilful use of allegory also.

Both for the average reader and academic historian, this book would provide hours of unparalleled entertainment, especially as a means to unwind at the end of a busy day. For those with more time on their hands, there is the opportunity to truly consider and unravel the flavour of the text - hours of sheer enjoyment.

This century old book is in decent condition considering, with a partially marked and worn marked cover and slightly torn spine internally. It also contains a fountain pen signature from a previous owner in 1943 - a little piece of history in itself. At £4.99, you can own this little piece of history for yourself at a terrific price.

Author(s):
R Morris, Edmund Spenser
Condition:
Fair
Format:
Hardback
Publisher:
MacDonald & Co.

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