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The Faerie Queene

Dr Janina Ramirez unravels Edmund Spenser's Elizabethan epic The Faerie Queene to reveal how this fantasy world was written during Tudor occupation of Ireland.

Dr Janina Ramirez unravels Edmund Spenser's Elizabethan epic The Faerie Queene to reveal how this fantasy world of elves, nymphs and questing knights was written in the midst of the brutal Tudor occupation of Ireland, and how the writer's growing disillusionment with the conflict was coded into the poem's restless verse.

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Wed 14 Oct 2015 02:30

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Presenter Janina Ramirez
Series Producer Bill MacLeod
Executive Producer Richard Bright
Producer Jon Willers
Director Jon Willers

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