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By Susannah Brietz Monta

Anthony Copley's A Fig for Fortune was once the 1st significant poetic reaction to Edmund Spenser's The Faerie Queene. Written by means of a Catholic Englishman with an uneasy dating to the English regime, A Fig for Fortune deals a deeply contestatory, richly imagined solution to sixteenth-century England's maximum poem. via its refined reaction to Spenser, A Fig for Fortune demanding situations a modern literary tradition during which Protestant conduct of inspiration and illustration have been gaining dominance. This e-book includes the poem's first scholarly variation. It bargains a gently annotated variation of the 2000-line poem, an summary of English Catholic historical past within the 16th century, a whole biography of Anthony Copley, an review of his engagement with Spenser's Faerie Queene, and knowledge at the book's early print background. wide help for scholar readers makes it attainable to educate Copley's poem along The Faerie Queene for the 1st time.

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