Who is Spenser?

  • (noun): English poet who wrote an allegorical romance celebrating Elizabeth I in the Spenserian stanza (1552-1599).
    Synonyms: Edmund Spenser

Some articles on spenser:

Phaon (fiction) - Myth and History
... During The Faerie Queene's inception, Spenser worked as a civil servant, in “relative seclusion from the political and literary events of his day” (Craig ... As Spenser labored in solitude, the Faerie Queene manifested within his mind, blending his experiences into the content of his craft ... Within his poem, Spenser explores human consciousness and conflict, relating to a variety of genres including 16th century Arthurian literature (Craig 522) ...
School Days (novel) - Plot Summary
... at an elitist prep school in small-town Massachusetts leaves fifteen students and faculty dead, Spenser is hired by the grandmother of one of the alleged killers, a rich ... Wherever Spenser turns, people are reluctant to co-operate with him, if not outright hostile ... with the school's reputation, bans Spenser from the school premises, and prohibits students to talk to him should he accost them anywhere in town ...
Alexander Gooch And Alice Driver - Alice Driver's Examination (extract)
... was taken to the judgement hall to be examined by Dr Spenser, Chancellor of Norwich ... when Alice Driver smiled as she was brought in Spenser "Why, woman, dost thou laugh us to scorn?" Driver "Whether I do or no, I might well enough, to see what fools ye be." Spenser "Wherefore hast thou been ... all my life I never heard nor read of any such Sacrament in all the Scripture." Spenser "Why, what scriptures have you read?" Driver "I have, I thank God, read God's Book.. ...
Bad Business
... It features Parker's most famous creation, Boston-based private investigator Spenser, and is the 31st novel in the series ... In this novel, Spenser is hired by a wealthy women to gather evidence on her husband's infidelity ... Soon, due to Spenser's investigation, homicides start occurring ...

Famous quotes containing the word spenser:

    Joy may you have and gentle hearts content
    Of your loves couplement:
    And let faire Venus, that is Queene of love,
    With her heart-quelling Sonne upon you smile,
    —Edmund Spenser (1552?–1599)

    What guyle is this, that those her golden tresses,
    She doth attyre under a net of gold:
    —Edmund Spenser (1552?–1599)

    No mortall blemishe may her blotte.
    —Edmund Spenser (1552?–1599)