(Spenser, Edmund). Rambuss, Richard
Title SPENSER'S SECRET CAREER
Book Condition Tiny dots of turquoise ink to lower page edges, else fine, in grey boards with gilt spine titling; in a near fine, illustrated dust jacket that shows some fading to the spine panel. 164 pages, including index.
Edition First edition, first printing.
Publisher (Cambridge): Cambridge University Press, (1993).
0521416639 / 9780521416634
Seller ID 48636.00
Rambuss explores how the Renaissance poet's second career as secretary to various political and ecclesiastical figures informed his career as a poet, arguing that for Spenser the manipulation of secrets provided a strategy of self-promotion.
Renaissance Literature. Poetry. English Literature.