Download e-book for kindle: A Fig for Fortune by Anthony Copley: A Catholic Response to by Susannah Brietz Monta

By Susannah Brietz Monta

Anthony Copley's A Fig for Fortune used to be the 1st significant poetic reaction to Edmund Spenser's The Faerie Queene. Written via 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 subtle reaction to Spenser, A Fig for Fortune demanding situations a modern literary tradition during which Protestant conduct of suggestion and illustration have been gaining dominance. This e-book contains the poem's first scholarly version. It bargains a delicately annotated version of the 2000-line poem, an summary of English Catholic historical past within the 16th century, a whole biography of Anthony Copley, an evaluate of his engagement with Spenser's Faerie Queene, and knowledge at the book's early print historical past. broad aid for scholar readers makes it attainable to coach Copley's poem along The Faerie Queene for the 1st time.

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