Journals Higher Education



Published: 02 November 2010

192 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780719082467

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Castles and Colonists

An Archaeology of Elizabethan Ireland

Eric Klingelhofer

Published by Manchester University Press

The Manchester Spenser MUP

  • It is the culmination of the author's work, and looks in depth at his excavations of Elizabethan Ireland
  • Kilcolman Castle, where Spenser wrote The Faerie Queene, and Ralegh's lands in County Cork are just two of the important sites that are investigated
  • Lavishly illustrated, it reveals how the English adventurers tried to recreate a new kind of England based on their Renaissance tastes and ambitions
  • Literary scholars, historians and archaeologists of the Elizabethan age will find insights about this long lost chapter of Ireland's past

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