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Full-text access to over 1000 scholarly journals, including more than 2 million articles, from a wide range of disciplines. Current issues from journals (the most recent 3-5 years) are generally not available in JSTOR. [dates vary].
The Spenser Review is an online journal sponsored by the International Spenser Society that publishes both single reviews and essay-reviews of topics in and around Spenser studies. The Spenser Review does not evaluate or print scholarly articles; for that please see Spenser Studies: A Renaissance Poetry Annual.
The Spenser Review is an online journal published three times a year: Winter (January 31), Spring-Summer (May 30), and Fall (September 30). Sponsored the International Spenser Society with support from The University of South Carolina and Washington University in St. Louis, the Review publishes both single reviews and essay-reviews of topics in and around Spenser studies. We also publish reports by Corresponding Editors from around the globe, along with abstracts of articles and essays in collections, CFPs and announcements of conferences, and the text of the annual Hugh McLean memorial lecture from the International Spenser Society luncheon at the MLA.
The Spenser Review was founded in 1969-70 by Elizabeth Bieman and A. Kent Hieatt, and was originally published from the University of Western Ontario, with the endorsement of the Renaissance Society of America. Until 2001 its title was Spenser Newsletter. In 2008, Editor Sheila Cavanagh at Emory University saw the journal from print to digital publication. In 2013, the International Spenser Society restructured the journal’s management and format, publishing a digital archive of past issues and incorporating the Review into Spenser Online.
The Spenser Review does not evaluate or print scholarly articles; for that please see Spenser Studies: A Renaissance Poetry Annual.
Academic website with important resources about Spenser's work, including a bibliography, the census of editions, a Finding Aid, the Spenser Review, the Sidney-Spenser Discussion List (listserv), and Centering Spenser: A Digital Resource for Kilcolman Castle. This site is also a good resource for keeping up to date in the field.
The accepted authority on the evolution of the English language. Contains detailed etymological analyses that trace word development through time and are illustrated by quotations from a wide range of English-language sources.
The accepted authority on the evolution of the English language. Entries contain detailed etymological analyses that trace word development through time and are illustrated by quotations from a wide range of English-language sources.
Full text scholarly biographic dictionary of individuals who have shaped the history of Great Britain from the the fourth century BC to present day. (Oxford DNB). Please note: There is a 1 user limit. If this resource doesn't work, please try again at another time.
Includes more than 50,000 biographies of individuals who shaped the history of Great Britain and beyond. From the fourth century BC to the 2000. Includes illustrations.
Indexes over 125,000 volumes of early works printed in England or in English. These works constitute a significant portion of items included in the English Short Title Catalogue. It contains most of the works listed in Pollard & Redgrave's Short-Title Catalogue (1475-1640), Wing's Short-Title Catalogue (1641-1700), the Thomason Tracts (1640-1661) collection and the Early English Books Tract Supplements.
Edmund Spenser in Context by Andrew EscobedoEdmund Spenser's poetry remains an indispensable touchstone of English literary history. Yet for modern readers his deliberate use of archaic language and his allegorical mode of writing can become barriers to understanding his poetry. This volume of thirty-seven essays, written by distinguished scholars, offers a rich introduction to the literary, political and religious contexts that shaped Spenser's poetry, including the environment in which he lived, the genres he drew upon, and the influences that helped to fashion his art. The collection reveals the multiple personae that Spenser constructs within his work: to read Spenser is to read a rich archive of literary forms, and this volume provides the contexts in which to do so. A further reading list at the end of the volume will prove invaluable to further study.
Call Number: Main PR2364 .E39 2016
The Oxford Handbook of Edmund Spenser by Richard A. McCabeWritten by a team of international experts, the forty-two essays in The Oxford Handbook of Edmund Spenser examine the entire canon of Spenser's work and the social and intellectual environments in which it was produced, providing new readings of the texts, extensive analysis of formercriticism, and up-to-date bibliographies. Section I, 'Contexts', elucidates the circumstances in which the poetry and prose were written, and suggests some of the major political, social, and professional issues with which the work engages. Section 2, 'Works', presents a series of new readings ofthe canon informed by the most recent scholarship. Section 3, 'Poetic Craft', provides a detailed analysis of what Spenser termed the poet's 'cunning', the linguistic, rhetorical, and stylistic skills that distinguish his writing. Section 4, 'Sources and Influences', examines a wide range ofsubtexts, intertexts ,and analogues that contextualise the works within the literary conventions, traditions and genres upon which Spenser draws and not infrequently subverts. Section 5, 'Reception', grapples with the issue of Spenser's effect on succeeding generations of editors, writers, painters,and book-illustrators, while also attempting to identify the most salient and influential strands in the critical tradition. The volume serves as both companion and herald to the Oxford University Press edition of Spenser's Complete Works. No 'agreed' view of Spenser emerges from this work or isintended to. The contributors approach the texts from a variety of viewpoints and employ diverse methods of critical interpretation with a view to stimulating informed discussion and future scholarship.
The Analogy of the Faerie Queene by James NohrnbergThis book combines an analysis of The Faerie Queene's, total form with an exposition of its allegorical content. Originally published in 1977. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These paperback editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.