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Unit III: The Renaissance

Week 9
Please read:

Edmund Spenser, p. 179-80.

Those who find themselves particularly taken with both Spenser and Sidney (who follows) may want to investigate the curious poem called “Astrophel”, which is a long “Pastorall Elegie vpon the death of the most Noble and valorous Knight, Sir Philip Sidney”.

The excellent Luminarium site offers some biographical information on Spenser here.

Sir Philip Sidney:

 The Luminarium site offers biographical information on Sidney as well as more of his work.