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Edmund Spenser, The Fairie Queen and the Effin connection

Edmund Spenser (1552 – 13 January 1599). the old English poet who was famous for writing the Fairie Queen may have had connections with Effin and it is unsure if he lived there for a while. 199 more words

Local History

Prynne week: Biting the Air. Again.

I’d forgotten just how addictive paying attention to Prynne can be and make no apologies for continuing with the above in order to identify further ‘corridors of sense’. 1,529 more words


Journey's End

For the past eight months I have read nothing but Irish writing and literature, in all its shapes and forms. It has been an interesting experience. 3,276 more words

Blog Posts

Why Gloriana Chamber Choir?

Who is Gloriana? What is Gloriana?

And what does Gloriana have to do with choral music?

During the triumphal reign of Elizabeth I, Gloriana was a name used to refer to the beloved “Virgin Queen.” The name comes from Edmund Spenser’s epic poem “The Faerie Queene,” which was at once a defense of Christian virtues, a reinvented history of Britain, and a song in praise of the Tudor Queen. 439 more words

Emmerich's Reimagining of Elizabeth I in "Anonymous".

Dr Edel Semple’s research seminar entitled “The Writer, The Queen, and The Director: Shakespeare, Elizabeth I and Emmerich’s Anonymous.” examined Emmerich’s appropriation of the world’s most famous playwright and female monarch. 399 more words

Edmund Spenser

My Love is like to ice by Edmund Spenser

My Love is like to ice by Edmund Spenser (1552 – 1599)

My Love is like to ice, and I to fire:
How comes it then that this her cold so great… 105 more words

Tales & Poesies