Edmund Spenser Research Paper

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Edmund Spenser (c. 1552 in London , † January 13 1599 ) was an English poet , elder contemporary and one of the models of William Shakespeare . • He was born in 1552 or 1553, the son of the tailor John Spenser and his wife Elizabeth, from Lincolnshire had come to London. Edmund attended Merchant Taylor's School , where the schoolmaster Richard Mulcaster tested a new educational idea. Mulcaster saw not only the Latin culture, but also the native language ie English, Education, to be important. Spenser studied from 1569 to 1576 at Pembroke College of Cambridge University . Circa 1579 patronized him Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester , and introduced him to Sir Philip Sidney known. This year married Spenser, and anonymously published The Shepheardes Calender , a collection ofEclogues , thus scoring a success. In 1580 he was the secretary of Lord Grey of Wilton, as the representative of Queen Elizabeth I in Ireland had been ordered, and moved to Dublin in order. After Lord Grey was recalled to England, Spenser remained in Ireland and was permanent employees: until his death. 1589 visited Sir Walter Raleigh Spenser. Spenser went to London, accompanied by Raleigh, and met Queen Elizabeth I. The next year, 1590, he published the first three volumes of the epic poem The Faerie Queenefrom W. Ponsonby Publisher in London. He has added a letter to Walter Raleigh as an appendix of this work. His wife may have died this year. 1594, he married for the second time, this time Elizabeth Boyle. In 1595 he wrote in sonnet 60, that he with The Faerie Queene was ready. The next year he published the whole work. The unrest around the independence of Ireland in 1598 his castle went Kilcolman Castle in Doneraile in County Cork in flames. One of his son... ... middle of paper ... ...is the most valued of its kind in the English language. It was written on the occasion of his marriage to Elizabeth Boyle. Spenser's success in transferring the epic proportions of the Aeneid ofVirgil deserves his place in English literature. Spenser's influence on later Anglo-Saxon authors, from William Shakespeare 's obvious large. Through the strife, the Spenser fought out with it, the English poetry won their amazing complexity. The chthonic demonicromantic poetry, which in the works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge , Edgar Allan Poe and Charles Baudelaire think was, due to Spenser writes Camille Paglia . John Milton , author of Paradise Lost , and John Keats are the two authors who were most influenced by Edmund Spenser. Lord Byron used the Spenserian stanza in Childe Harold's Pilgrimage , Keats in The Eve of St. Agnes , Shelley in The Revolt of Islam "and Adonai .

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