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QUEEN. There are several kinds of queens in some countries. 1. Queen regnant, is a woman who possesses in her own right the executive power of the country.
     2. Queen consort, is the wife of a king.
     3. Queen dowager is the widow of a king. In the United States there is no one with this title.

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Ever since Edmund Spenser completed The Faerie Queene on the eve of the sixteenth century, it has held a place in the literary canon as one of the greatest works of the English language.
While Katherine Gardner briefly surveys Lewis's writings on Spenser, especially The Faerie Queene (1-2), she does not mention the Space Trilogy or any of Lewis's other fiction since no direct mention of Spenser is made in his fictional works.
The first strand of the ballad tradition itself appears as a piece of formal composed verse, sophisticated in its style, under the title 'The Wofull Death of Queene Jane, wife to King Henry the Eight: and how King Edward was cut out of his mother's belly', likewise printed in the Crowne-Garland, in this instance in the first, 1612, edition.
A few sonnets in Theater for Voluptuous Worldlings, the "Aprill" eclogue, and books 1 and 2 of The Faerie Queene (the destruction of the Bower of Bliss merits only a few lines) represent a shaky foundation for Knapp's argument, reinforcing a sense that this was initially conceived as a book about Shakespeare.
The interplay between the seen and the unseen is a topic Spenser addresses throughout The Faerie Queene, and he comments directly on it in the proem to Book 2.
The second line of Edmund Spenser's Fairie Queene (1596), Vol.
but soon find, as do the heroes in the Faerie Queene and their laboring
Prof Fernie is spearheading The Faerie Queene Now: Remaking Religious Poetry for Today's World project.
In literature, in Spenser's The Faerie Queene, published in the sixteenth century, what type of creature was Orgoglio: a giant or an elf?
Here I want to turn to the first of my two examples: the affordances of Edmund Spenser's stanzaic form in his long narrative poem, The faerie queene (1590; 1596).
The epilogue at Court" to Thomas Dekker's Old Fortunatus entreats "O deere Goddesse / Breathe life in our nombd spirits with one smile" (L3v); at the "presentation before Queene E.
The following chapters present three case studies of literary texts published between 1604 and 1620: Book I of Edmund Spenser's The Faerie Queene (partly published in English Literary Renaissance 32, no.