Born in London in 1552, Edmund Spenser was educated at Cambridge University, but lived most of his life in Ireland. As a poet, he enjoyed much fame during his lifetime.
item 1 Poetry Classics: Edmund Spenser by Spenser, Edmund Hardback Book The Cheap Fast -Poetry Classics: Edmund Spenser by Spenser, Edmund Hardback Book The Cheap Fast. Born in London in 1552, Edmund Spenser was educated at Cambridge University, but lived most of his life in Ireland. This collection represents not only The Faerie Queene, but his love sonnets, wedding sonnets, and pastoral eclogues.
Among Spenser’s many contributions to English literature, he is the originator and namesake of the Spenserian stanza and the Spenserian sonnet. In a letter addressed to his neighbor Sir Walter Ralegh, Spenser sets out to explain the general intention and meaning of his richly elaborated epic.
Edmund Spenser was born in East Smithfield, London, around the year 1552, though there is still some ambiguity as to the exact date of his birth
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Edmund Spenser – An Introduction One of the greatest of English poets . By 1595 Spenser published Amoretti and Epithalamion in a volume that contains 89 sonnets.
Edmund Spenser – An Introduction One of the greatest of English poets, Edmund Spenser was born in East Smithfield, London, in 1552 and went to school at Merchant Taylors' and later at Pembroke College, Cambridge. In 1579, he published The Shepheardes Calender, his first major work. The first three books were published in 1590, and a second set of three books were published in 1596. Indeed the reality is that Spenser, through his great talents, was able to move Poetry in a different direction.
Spenser was born in East Smithfield, London, the son of John Spenser, described as gentleman and journeyman in the art of cloth-making, who had come to London from Lancashire
After serving as secretary to the Bishop of Rochester, Spenser was appointed in 1580 secretary to Lord Grey, lord deputy of Ireland.
Born in or near 1552 to a family of modest means, Edmund Spenser was possibly the son of John Spenser, a free journeyman clothmaker resident in East Smithfield in London, though this relationship is . After serving as secretary to the Bishop of Rochester, Spenser was appointed in 1580 secretary to Lord Grey, lord deputy of Ireland. Afterward Spenser lived in Ireland, holding minor civil offices and receiving the lands and castle of Kilcolman, Co. Cork. In 1589, under Raleigh’s sponsorship, Spenser went to London, where he apparently sought court preferment and publication of the first three books of The Faerie Queene.
Edmund Spenser Edmund Spenser (ca. 1552-1599) ranks as the fore most English poet of the 16th century. Updated Media sources (1) About encyclopedia. 1/1. Spenser, Edmund. Born c. 1552, in London, England; died January 16, 1599, in London, England; son of John (a cloth merchant) and Elizabeth Spenser; married Elizabeth Boyle, June 11, 1594; children: Peregrine (son), three other children.
It was written in what came to be called the Spenserian stanza. Little is certainly known about Spenser
It was written in what came to be called the Spenserian stanza. Little is certainly known about Spenser. He was related to a noble Midlands family of Spencer, whose fortunes.
This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. While The Faerie Queene counts as his masterpiece, it is in his shorter poetry that Edmund Spenser (c. 1552-99) showed his supreme versatility and skill as eulogist, satirist, pastoral poet and prophet.