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Cover of: Faerie queene | Edmund Spenser
About the Book

The Faerie Queene was one of the most influential poems in the English language. Dedicating his work to Elizabeth I, Spenser brilliantly united Arthurian romance and Italian renaissance epic to celebrate the glory of the Virgin Queen. Each book of the poem recounts the quest of a knight to achieve a virtue: the Red Crosse Knight of Holinesse, who must slay a dragon and free himself from the witch Duessa; Sir Guyon, Knight of Temperance, who escapes the Cave of Mammon and destroys Acrasia’s Bowre of Bliss; and the lady-knight Britomart’s search for her Sir Artegall, revealed to her in an enchanted mirror. Although composed as a moral and political allegory, The Faerie Queene’s magical atmosphere captivated the imaginations of later poets from Milton to the Victorians.

130 editions First published in 1590

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The Faerie Qveene
2007, Pearson Longman
in English - Rev. 2nd ed.
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The Faerie Queene: Book Six and the Mutabilitie Cantos
September 7, 2007, Hackett Pub Co Inc
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The faerie queene
2006, Hackett Pub. Co.
in English
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The Faerie Qveene
2001, Longman
in English
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The faerie queene
2001, Longman
in English - [2nd ed.]
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The Faerie Queene
1987, Dent
in English
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The Faerie Queene
1987, Penguin
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The Faerie Queene
1987, Dent
in English
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The Faerie Queene
June 1981, Yale Univ Pr
Paperback
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The faerie queene
1981, Yale University Press
in English
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The faerie queene
1980, Longman
in English
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The faerie queen
1980, Longman
in English
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The faerie queene
1978, Penguin
in English
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The faerie queene
1977, Longman
in English - 3d ed.
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The faerie queene: a selection
1976, Dent, Dutton
in English
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The Faerie Queene: Book 2
December 18, 1975, Oxford University Press, USA
in English
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Faerie queene
1972, O.U.P.
in English
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Spenser's Faerie queene
1972, Clarendon Press
in English
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Spenser's Faerie Queene
1972, Oxford U.Press
in English
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The faerie queene
1966, Oxford U.P.
in English
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The Faerie queene
1966, Dent, Dutton
in English
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The faerie queen.
1966, Dent
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The Faerie queene
1966, Dent, Dutton
in English
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The faerie queene
1966, Oxford U. P.
in English
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The faerie queene.: Edited by P.C. Bayley.
1965, Oxford University Press
in English
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The faerie queene
1965, Oxford University Press
in English
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The Faerie queene: book 1
1964, University Press
in English
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The Faerie queene: book I
1964, Macmillan & Co., St. Martin's Press
in English
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The faerie queene
1962, Dent, Dutton
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Faerie queene.
1961, Clarendon Press
in English - Edited by J.C. Smith.
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Spenser's Faerie queene
1961, Clarendon Press
in English
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The faerie queene
1959, Macmillan
in English
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The faerie queene
1958, at the University Press
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Faery queene: book I
1957, Clarendon Press
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The faerie queene
1955, University Press
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The faerie queene: disposed into twelve bookes, fashioning XII morall vertues
1953, Printed by Oxford University Press for the Limited Editions Club
in English
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The Faerie Queene
1952, Cambridge University Press
in English
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Faery queene
1950, Clarendon Press
in English - New ed.
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The Faerie Queene
1949, Dent
in English
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Faerie queen.
1948
in English
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The faerie queene
1937, Thomas Nelson & Sons
in English
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The Faerie Queene
1933, Dent
in English
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The faerie qveene
1932, Johns Hopkins Press
in English
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The Faerie queene: disposed into twelve books fashioning twelve moral vertues
1931, J. M. Dent & sons, ltd., E. P. Dutton & co.
in English
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The faerie queene [Books I-II]
1928, The University Press
in English
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The faerie queene: Book I
1924, The University Press
in English
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The faerie queene: Book II
1922, University press
in English
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The faerie queene
1922, University Press
in English
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Faerie Queene: 2 vols. (Oxford English Texts)
February 22, 1922, Oxford University Press, USA
Hardcover in English
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The faerie queen.
1921, Clarendon
in English
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The faerie queen.
1915, CUP
in English
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The faerie queene
1915, University Press
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The faerie queene
1915, University Press
in English
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The faerie queene
1910, Dent
in English
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The faerie queene: in two volumes
1910, Dent, Dutton
in English
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Spenser's Faerie queene
1909, Clarendon Press
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The Faerie queene.
1909, University Press
in English
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The Faerie queene: disposed into twelve books fashioning twelve moral vertues
1909, J. M. Dent & sons, ltd., E. P. Dutton & co.
in English
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Faery queene.
1907, Clarendon Press
in English - 9th ed.
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... The Faerie queene
1905
in English
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The Faerie Queene.: With an introd. by William P. Trent.
1903, T.Y. Crowell
in English - [Astor ed.]
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The Faerie queene
1903, Crowell
in English
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Faery queene: book I.
1901, Clarendon Press
in English - New ed., with glossary by the Rev. A.L. Mayhew, M.A
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Faerie Queene
1897, Dent
in English
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The Faerie Queene: Book 1
1896, W.B. Clive
in English
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The faerie queen.
1893, Macmillan
in English
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The faery queene
1883, Clarendon Press
in English - 10th ed, Book I.
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The Faerie queene: disposed into twelve bookes fashioning XII morall vertues
1881, George Routledge and Sons
in English - New edition with a glossary.
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The Faery queene.
1873, Clarendon Press
in English
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Faery queene.
1867, Clarendon Press
in English
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The faerie queene.: To which is added his Epithalamion.
1859, G. Routledge
in English - A new ed. with a glossary. Illustrated by Edward Corbould.
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The faerie queene: disposed into twelve bookes fashioning XII morall vertues
1853, Routledge
in English - New ed., with a glossary / illustrated by Edward Corbould.
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Spencer's Fairy-queen, attempted in blank verse. Canto I
1774, printed for T. Davies, bookseller to the Royal Academy; and sold by J. Bew
Microform in English
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Spencer's Fairy-queen, attempted in blank verse. Canto I
1774, printed for T. Davies, bookseller to the Royal Academy; and sold by J. Bew
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Spenser's Faerie queene ...
1758, Printed for J. and R. Tonson
in English - New edition, with a glossary and notes.
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The faerie queene
1758, Printed by W. Faden
in English - A new edition, with notes critical and explanatory, by Ralph Church.
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Spenser's Faerie queene ...
1758, Printed for J. and R. Tonson
in English - New ed., with a glossary and notes.
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Spenser's Faerie queene
1758, Printed for J. and R. Tonson in the Strand
in English - A new edition with a glossary, and notes explanatory and critical by John Upton
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1758, Printed for J. and R. Tonson
in English - New edition, with a glossary and notes.
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1611, Printed by H.L. for Matthew Lownes
in English
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The faerie queene: Disposed into twelue bookes, fashioning XII. morall vertues.
1596, Printed [by Richard Field] for VVilliam Ponsonbie
in English
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The faerie queene: Disposed into twelue books, fashioning XII. morall vertues
1590, printed [by John Wolfe] for William Ponsonbie
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The faerie queene: disposed into twelue books, fashioning XII morall vertues.
1590, Printed [by John Wolfe] for William Ponsonbie
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Faerie Queene
Publish date unknown, Dent
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Publish date unknown, Dent
in English
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