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Edmund Spenser: A Literary Life

Edmund Spenser: A Literary Life (Paperback)

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Gary Waller surveys Spenser's career in terms of the material conditions of its production - the often overlooked material factors of race, gender, class, agency - and the resonant 'places' which influenced his career - court, church, nation, colony. The book includes an original account of the gender politics of Spenser's work and his difficult position between Ireland and England, the 'homes' about which he held ambivalent feelings. Waller also discusses the 'place' the biographer occupies in writing a literary life.

BiographyBiography: generalEssays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: generalLiterary studies: c 1500 to c 1800Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: poetry & poets Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan Publication Date: 28/09/1994 ISBN-13: 9780333523582  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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