Journals Higher Education



Published: 30 November 2013

288 Pages | 8 black and white illustrations, 6 tables

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780719090370

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God's Only Daughter

Spenser's Una as the invisible Church

Kathryn Walls

Published by Manchester University Press

The Manchester Spenser MUP

  • Challenges the standard view of Una as the Church in England
  • Draws on a wide range of sources, including the Bible, Augustine, medieval allegories, Reformation doctrine, and iconographic traditions generally
  • Emphasizes the most vivid dimensions of the poem - the story, costumes, settings, imagery et al
  • Focuses on the most-taught book of The Faerie Queene

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