Exemplary Spenser: Visual and Poetic Pedagogy in the Faerie Queene

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Exemplary Spenser analyses the didactic poetics of The Faerie Queene, renewing attention to its avowed attempt to "fashion a gentleman or noble person in vertuous and gentle discipline" and examining how Spenser mobilises his pedagogic concerns through the reading experience of the poem. Grogan's investigation shows how Spenser transacts the public life of the nation heuristically, prompting a reflective reading experience that compels engagement with other readers, other texts and other political communities. Negotiating ...

Exemplary Spenser: Visual and Poetic Pedagogy in the Faerie Queene 2009, Routledge

ISBN-13: 9780754666981

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