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Shakespeare and Spenser: Attractive Opposites

J. B Lethbridge


This book brings together ten chapters on the relations between Spenser and Shakespeare. There has been much noteworthy work on the linguistic borrowings of Shakespeare from Spenser, but the subject has never before been treated systematically, and the linguistic borrowings lead to broader-scale borrowings and influences, which are treated here. An additional feature of the book is that a large bibliography of previous work is offered, which will be of the greatest help to those who follow up the opportunities offered by this collection. The book presents new approaches, heralding a resurgence ... More

Keywords: Spenser, Shakespeare, linguistic borrowings, resurgence of interest, Renaissance, English poets, Renaissance literature

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2008 Print ISBN-13: 9780719079627
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: July 2012 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719079627.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

J. B Lethbridge, author