Spenser"s supreme fiction Platonic natural philosophy and The faerie queene by Jon A. Quitslund

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Published by University of Toronto Press in Toronto .

Written in English

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  • Spenser, Edmund, 1552?-1599,
  • Spenser, Edmund, 1552?-1599 -- Philosophy,
  • Plato -- Influence,
  • English poetry -- Greek influences,
  • Philosophy of nature in literature,
  • Neoplatonism in literature

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references ([339]-357) and indexes.

Book details

StatementJon A. Quitslund.
LC ClassificationsPR2358 .Q58 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 373 p. ;
Number of Pages373
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3656772M
ISBN 100802035051
LC Control Number2002511088

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In Spenser's Supreme Fiction, Jon A. Quitslund offers a rich analysis of The Faerie Queene and of several texts contributing to the revival of Platonism stimulated by Marsilio Ficino's labours as a translator and interpreter of Plato and the ancient Neoplatonists. To the old issue of the scope and character of Spenser's Platonism, Quitslund brings fresh insights from contemporary views on Cited by: 2.

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xiv, pages ; 24 cm: Contents: The Maker's Mind --The Author in and --The Subject of Gender --The Poet's Career in and --Dialogical Relations between Gabriel Harvey and Edmund Spenser --The World and the Book --Nature and Myth --'The whole circle or compasse of Learning' --The Poem as Heterocosm.

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