Spenser's Allegory of Justice in Book Five of the Fairie Queen

Spenser's Allegory of Justice in Book Five of the Fairie Queen

by T. K. Dunseath

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Overview

"The importance of Dunseath's study is that it proposes an original interpretation of the allegory of The Faerie Queene, Book V, and a fresh theory of its poetic function.... It brings new material into play, and offers a sensible, integrated reading of many of the poem’s most important passages, so that it may well prove a pace-setter for this kind of Spenserian study."—Alastair Fowler, Brasenose College, Oxford.

Originally published in 1968.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780691622477
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 12/08/2015
Series: Princeton Legacy Library , #2369
Pages: 260
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

  • Frontmatter, pg. i
  • Acknowledgments, pg. vii
  • Contents, pg. ix
  • Introduction, pg. 1
  • CHAPTER I. Character and Theme, pg. 17
  • CHAPTER II. Humility and Wisdom, pg. 86
  • CHAPTER III. Desire and Love, pg. 141
  • CHAPTER IV. Justice and Peace, pg. 183
  • Index, pg. 237



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