Stephen Hawes' "Passetyne of pleasure" verglichen mit Edmund Spenser's "Faerie queene" unter berücksichtigung der allegorischen dichtung in England: Ein beitrag zur quellenfrage der Faerie queene

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C. Hinstorffs buchdruckerei, 1905 - Faerie queene - 113 pages

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Page 22 - I chose the historye of King Arthure, as most fitte for the excellency of his person, being made famous by many mens former workes, and also furthest from the daunger of envy, and suspition of present time.
Page 22 - The general end therefore of all the book is to fashion a gentleman or noble person in virtuous and gentle discipline : which for that I conceived should be most plausible and pleasing, being coloured with an historical fiction, the which the most part of men delight to read...
Page 41 - Accordingly, in order to redress the injuries which were the occasion of these several complaints, she dispatches, with proper commissions, twelve different Knights, each of which, in the particular adventure allotted to him, proves an example of some particular virtue, as of holiness, temperance, justice, chastity; and has one complete book assigned to him, of which he is the hero. But besides these twelve knights, severally exemplifying twelve moral virtues, the poet has constituted one principal...
Page 85 - Yet did her face and former parts professe A faire young mayden, full of comely glee ; But all her hinder parts did plaine expresse A monstrous dragon, full of fearfull uglinesse.
Page 22 - But such, me seeme, should be satisfide with the use of these dayes, seeing all things accounted by their showes, and nothing esteemed of, that is not delightfull and pleasing to commune sence.
Page 56 - To prove his puissance in battell brave Upon his foe, and his new force to learne, Upon his foe, a Dragon horrible and stearne.
Page 41 - Queen, according to an established annual custom, held a magnificent feast which continued twelve days, on each of which, respectively, twelve several complaints are presented before her. Accordingly, in order to redress the injuries which were the occasion of these several complaints, she...
Page 76 - ... a grete gyaunt named galapas whiche was a man of an huge quantyte and heyghte he shorted hym and smote of bothe his legges by the knees sayenge Now arte thow better* {MA 2128 handsomere in hye) of a syse to dele with than thou were...
Page 96 - ... our sage and serious poet Spenser, whom I dare be known to think a better teacher than Scotus or Aquinas...
Page 46 - The Faerie Queen was received with a burst of general welcome. It became "the delight of every accomplished gentleman, the model of every poet, the solace of every soldier.

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