It him to the Queen and ecouraging

It seems clear that Spenser was born in
1552 from a passage in one of his sonnets; and from another passage, in his
Prothalamion, we can conclude that he was born in London. Spenser claimed
kinship with the noble branch of the Spenser family  and it is sure enough that he was a member of
some northern plebeian branch although his parentage is unknown. In 1560,
Spenser was educated at the Merchant Taylor’s School and at Cambridge. Several
years later his movements are unknown, though he probably spent the time in the
North of England and he left Cambridge in 1576.

During the year 1579,
Spenser comes into view in London as a member of the famous literary circle
surrounding Sir Philip Sidney and his uncle the Earl of Leicester. Spenser was
patronized by Sydney and introducing him to the Queen and ecouraging him in his
imitation of the classical matres. In Ireland Spenser serving the English
Government in more than one capacity, and seeing his share of the rebellion,
outrage, and misery that afflicted the unhappy land, and Spenser was remained
for eighteen years. Spenser was requited by the grant of Kilcolman Castle, near
Limerick, and an estate of three thousand of acres in the end of his services. He
visited London to publish the first three books of The Faerie Queene in 1589.

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Edmund Spenser married
an Irishwoman in 1594 after remaining in London for nearly two years and
Spenser was revisited London in 1595 bringing a second instalment of his great
work and he returned to Kilcolman once more which was ultimately burnt down in
1598 during one of the sporadic rebellions that tormented the country. One of
his children died in the fire. Spenser was really disappointed and he repaired
to London where in the next year he died.

            Spenser’s
shorter poems moderate in quality and illustrate his lyrical ability. Spenser
adopting the dialect and alliteration of the Midlands and North. His style is
too diffuse and ornate to be so passionate, but, especially in th odes, he can
build up sonorous and measures which by their weight and delight both mind and
ear. As in Mother Hubberd’s Tale, the shorter poems afford him scope for his satirical
bent, which can be sharp and censorious.

            The
influence of historical background on the author’s work is the new classicism
and the new romanticism. By the time of Elizabeth the Renaissance there was an
ardent revival in the study of Greek, which brought a dozen of light into many
dark places of the intellect. The romantic quest is for the remote, the
wonderful, and the beautiful. All these desires were abundantly fed during the
Elizabeth age. On example of his work is The Faerie Queene and this is by far
of the most important of Spenser’s work. This work tells about when the
Arthurian Age and Merlin the magician, and there is the strongly Elizabethan political-historical-religious
element.

            Spenser
also introduced his stanza and it is called as Spenserian tanza, which has been
one of the most imortant measures in the language. It is longer that usual
stanza but shorter than the sonnet as a unit it is just long enough to give an
easy speed to the slowly pacing narrative. The complicated rhymes of the stanza
suit the harmonies of the style and the long line at the end acts either as a
conclusion or as a longer and stronger link with the succeeding stanza.

So the conclusion is Edmund
Spenser who is one of the great writers of the golden age, where one of his
famous works is The Faerie Queene for Queen Elizabeth. one of the plots
detailed to the king of arthur’s court on behalf of Gloriana, but unfortunately
Edmund Spenser can only complete his first six books before he dies due to deep
depression that befell his family and his country. Edmund Spenser also introduced
the Spenserian stanza, which has been one of the most imortant measures in the
language. It is longer that usual stanza but shorter than the sonnet as a unit