Spenser's Lost Children

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Title: Spenser's Lost Children
Authors: Grogan, Jane
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/7740
Date: Dec-2013
Abstract: This essay gathers together the work of a self-selecting group of Irish poets, novelists and dramatists of the last century who directly confront Spenser and his writing in their own work. It tentatively identifies this engagement with Spenser as a crucial step in their self-conscious construction of–and attempt to enter into–a modern Irish literary tradition. Although a lways a very individual kind of entanglement, the sum of these negotiations of Spenser and his poetic legacy in Ireland testifies to the very depth and intricacy of Spenser’s roots in any version of the Irish literary tradition. But it is the writers themselves who put it best.
Type of material: Journal Article
Publisher: Ams Press
Subject LCSH: Poetry--History and criticism--Ireland
Spenser, Edmund, 1552?-1599
Language: en
Status of Item: Peer reviewed
Appears in Collections:English, Drama & Film Research Collection

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