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Questions about the epic poem entitled 'The Faerie Queene' by Edmund Spenser. Should be tagged with [edmund-spenser].

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What characteristics make The Faerie Queene an example of Renaissance literature?

Edmund Spenser's epic poem The Faerie Queene was published in the years 1590 (books I–III) and 1596 (books I–VI, i.e. complete). It is primarily an allegorical work, and allegories were not new in the ...