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Fierce Wars and Faithful Loves - by Edmund Spenser (Paperback)

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  • "Despite all of his acknowledged greatness, almost no one reads Spenser any more.
  • 240 Pages
  • Poetry, General

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Despite all of his acknowledged greatness, almost no one reads Edmund Spenser (1552-99) anymore. Roy Maynard takes the first book of the 'Faerie Queene, ' exploring the concept of Holiness with the character of the Redcross Knight, and makes Spenser accessible again. He does this not by dumbing it down, but by deftly modernizing the spelling, explaining the obscurities in clever asides, and cuing the reader towards the right response. In today's cultural, aesthetic, and educational wars, Spenser is a mighty ally for twenty-first century Christians. Maynard proves himself a worthy mediator between Spenser's time and ours. (Gene Edward Veith)



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"Despite all of his acknowledged greatness, almost no one reads Spenser any more. Roy Maynard takes the first book of The Faerie Queene, exploring the concept of Holiness with the character of the Redcross Knight, and makes Spenser accessible again. He does this not by dumbing it down, but by deftly modernizing the spelling, explaining the obscurities in clever asides, and cuing the reader towards the right response." Dr. Gene Edward Veith
Dimensions (Overall): 9.0 Inches (H) x 6.0 Inches (W) x .6 Inches (D)
Weight: .7 Pounds
Suggested Age: 15-17 Years
Number of Pages: 240
Genre: Poetry
Sub-Genre: General
Publisher: Canon Press
Format: Paperback
Author: Edmund Spenser
Language: English
Street Date: October 15, 1999
TCIN: 78035992
UPC: 9781885767394
Item Number (DPCI): 247-75-9463
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship weight: 0.7 pounds
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