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Spenserian Moments

  • Note on References, Texts, and Quotations
  • Introduction
  • I. On Spenser
    • 1. Other Poets
    • 2. Toward Fairy Land
    • 3. In Ireland
    • 4. A Survey of The Faerie Queene
  • II. On Allegory
    • 5. Allegory in The Faerie Queene
    • 6. For a General Theory of Allegory
    • 7. Death in an Allegory
    • 8. Positioning Spenser’s Letter to Raleigh
    • 9. Allegory and Renaissance Critical Theory
    • 10. A Field Theory of Allegory
  • III. On Thinking
    • 11. From Moment to Moment
    • 12. Thinking Moments in The Faerie Queene
    • 13. Courtesy and Thinking
    • 14. The Thinking of History in Spenserian Romance
  • IV. On Change
    • 15. Colonial Allegories in Paris
    • 16. Courtesy and the Graces
    • 17. Night Thoughts on Mutability
    • 18. Mutability Ascendant
  • Afterword: The Colossi of Memnon
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Credits
  • Index

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