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A comprehensive study guide offering in-depth explanation, essay, and test prep for selected works by Edmund Spenser, who earned a wide reputation as a poet among English and Irish nobility. Titles in this study guide include The Faerie Queene, The Shepheardes Calender, The Daphnaida, the Amoretti and Epithalamion, The Prothalamion, and Fowre Hymnes. As a collection of Renaissance literature, Spenser's work contained characters based on historical figures and served to give representations of ethical and political virtues. Moreover, Spenser achieved his philosophical purpose in The Faerie Queene by using allegorical writing and strong recurring themes. This Bright Notes Study Guide explores the context and history of Spenser's classic work, helping students to thoroughly explore the reasons they have stood the literary test of time. Each Bright Notes Study Guide contains: - Introductions to the Author and the Work
- Character Summaries
- Plot Guides
- Section and Chapter Overviews
- Test Essay and Study Q&AsThe Bright Notes Study Guide series offers an in-depth tour of more than 275 classic works of literature, exploring characters, critical commentary, historical background, plots, and themes. This set of study guides encourages readers to dig deeper in their understanding by including essay questions and answers as well as topics for further research.