Edmund Spenser

Edmund Spenser

Edmund Spenser is the famous author of The Faerie Queene, one of the most important pieces of English poetry. It is highly allegorical and celebrates the Tudor dynasty. Spenser also wrote numerous famous sonnets and has a particular style of verse named after him.

Sonnet 54

by Edmund Spenser

‘Sonnet 54’ is part of Spenser’s Amoretti and is a Spenserian sonnet, formed by three interlocked quatrains and a couplet.

Sonnet 68

by Edmund Spenser

‘Sonnet 68’ is a segment of Amoretti, a true love calendar that picturizes Spenser’s courtship and eventual marriage to Elizabeth Boyle.

Sonnet 75

by Edmund Spenser

‘Sonnet 75′ is part of Amoretti, a sonnet cycle that describes Edmund Spenser’s courtship and marriage to Elizabeth Boyle.

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