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Edmund Spenser Biography

The Life of Edmund Spenser Author of The Faerie Queene Spenser biography Dr. George Armstrong Wauchope, Professor of English, South Carolina College Birth and early years Edmund Spenser was born in London near the Tower in the year 1552. His … Continue reading

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In Honour of that High and Mighty Princess Queen Elizabeth by Anne Bradstreet

In Honour of that High and Mighty Princess, Queen Elizabeth by Anne Bradstreet Proem.  Although great Queen, thou now in silence lie, Yet thy loud Herald Fame, doth to the sky Thy wondrous worth proclaim, in every clime, And so … Continue reading

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Poetry by Shakespeare Contemporaries

Context Readings in Poetry for Shakespeare’s Plays Shakespeare lived in a time of enormous creativity and social transformation. The boundaries of the known world had been stretched by exploration of the New World, and the fields of art and science … Continue reading

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