Pillars of Eternity: Time and Providence in the Faerie Queene

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The purpose of this new study is to examine the themes of time and providence as they affect the romance narrative of The Faerie Queene. From the point of view of the individual, time is destructive or benign as it affects his own interests or those of his immediate party. but as the outlook widens to that of the race the concept of perpetuity puts such judgments in a new perspective. The relationship between time and providence is one of the central issues in Western philosophy, and Spenser's exploration of the creative ...

Pillars of Eternity: Time and Providence in the Faerie Queene 1989, Irish Academic Press, Dublin, Ireland

ISBN-13: 9780716524281

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