The Shepheardes Calender: And all for love, and nothing for reward.

The Shepheardes Calender: And all for love, and nothing for reward. Reader õ Edmund Spenser
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About the Author: Edmund Spenser

The Shepheardes Calender: And all for love, and nothing for reward. Reader õ Edmund Spenser Edmund Spenser c 1552 1599 was an important English poet and Poet Laureate best known for The Faerie Queene, an epic poem celebrating, through fantastical allegory, the Tudor dynasty and Elizabeth I.Though he is recognized as one of the premier craftsmen of Modern English verse in its infancy, Spenser is also a controversial figure due to his zeal for the destruction of Irish culture and colonisation of Ireland.


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ß Edmund Spenser to obtain a life pension ofa year from the Queen In , Spenser wrote a prose pamphlet titled, A View of the Present State of Ireland This piece, in the form of a dialogue, circulated in manuscript, argued that Ireland would never be totally pacified by the English until its indigenous language and customs had been destroyed, if necessary by violence In , Spenser traveled to London, where he died at the age of forty six His coffin was carried to his grave in Westminster Abbey by other poets, who threw many pens and pieces of poetry into his grave with many tears
TO HIS BOOK.
Go, little book The Shepheardes Calender: And all for love, and nothing for reward. thyself present,As child whose parent is unkent,To him that is the PresidentOf Nobleness and Chivalry And if that Envy bark at thee,As sure it will, for succour fleeUnder the shadow of his wing.
And, asked who thee forth did bring,A shepheard s swain, say, did thee sing,All as his straying flock he fed And, when his Honour has thee read,Crave pardon for thy hardyhed.
But, if that any ask thy name,Say, thou wert base begot with blame Forthy thereof thou takest shame.
And TO HIS BOOK.
Go, little book The Shepheardes Calender: And all for love, and nothing for reward. thyself present,As child whose parent is unkent,To him that is the PresidentOf Nobleness and Chivalry And if that Envy bark at thee,As sure it will, for succour fleeUnder the shadow of his wing.
And, asked who thee forth did bring,A shepheard s swain, say, did thee sing,All as his straying flock he fed And, when his Honour has thee read,Crave pardon for th
read The Shepheardes Calender: And all for love, and nothing for reward. as part of Edmund Spenser, The Shorter Poems Penguin 1999 Look, I like poetry I love poetry, actually even did my PhD on it And I ve come to think that,than prose, poetry dates This doesn t have to be a bad thing the Pearl, for instance, is utterly fantastic and its language is older by far than what s in here And what s in here isn t all bad occasionally Spenser comes across a turn of phrase or a sense of narrative that caught my attention, and Walter Crane s illustrations are amazing I also enjoyed the set up of it, the matching poem Look, I like poetry I love poetry, actually even did my PhD on it And I ve come to think that,than prose, poetry dates This doesn t have to be a bad thing the Pearl, for instance, is utterly fantastic and its language is older by far than what s in here And what s in here isn t all bad occasionall

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