Edmund Spenser in Ireland

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This exhibit showcases Edmund Spenser's time spent in Ireland. The exhibit examines the influence of his residency in the country on his writing with regard to the Munster Plantation including Kilcolman Castle. On the timeline, blue entries denote events relevant to Spenser's writing; green entries pertain to Munster Plantation or Kilcolman; and red entries showcase general events involving Spenser or that influenced Spenser's time in Ireland. The interactive menu on the right side of the map identifies the locations mentioned in the timeline, which are also indicated on the map with yellow circles.

 

Sources

“Biography.” Spenser Online, http://www.english.cam.ac.uk/spenseronline/scholarly-resources/biography/. Accessed March 2018. 

Burlinson, Christopher and Andrew Zurcher, "Spenser and Ireland: a summary chronology." Selected Letters and Other Papers. By Edmund Spenser. Edited by Christopher Burlinson and Andrew Zurcher, Oxford UP, 2009: 222-35.

Cork City Council. "Historic buildings in Shandon area." Cork Past and Present. IE. n.d.

Hadfield, Andrew. Edmund Spenser: A Life. Oxford UP, 2012. 

Judson, Alexander C. The Life of Edmund Spenser. Edited by Greenlaw, E., Osgood, C.G., Padelford, F.M., Heffner, R.Oxford UP, 1945. 

Maley, Willy. A Spenser Chronology. MacMillian, 1994. 

Maps of Europe. Administrative Map of Ireland. 2014. http://www.maps-of-europe.net/maps-of-ireland/ 

Spenser, Edmund. Selected Letters and Other Papers. Edited by Christopher Burlinson and Andrew Zurcher, Oxford UP, 2009.