With bloody verses charmd? Spenser and Seneca

Emily Mayne

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This essay explores the poet Edmund Spenser's uses of the Roman playwright and philosopher Lucius Annaeus Seneca. It makes the case for Seneca's importance to Spenser as a source of generic playfulness, and for Seneca's generic significance to early modern writers more generally.
Original languageEnglish
JournalThe Spenser Review
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2020


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