The Faerie Queene

Abridged Audiobook

Written By: Edmund Spenser

Narrated By: John Moffatt

Publisher: Naxos Audiobooks

Date: May 2006

Duration: 4 hours 0 minutes

Summary:

This remarkable poem, dedicated to Queen Elizabeth I, was Spenser's finest achievement: the first epic poem in modern English, The Faerie Queene combines dramatic narratives of chivalrous adventure with exquisite and picturesque episodes of pageantry. At the same time, Spenser is expounding a deeply-felt allegory of the eternal struggle between Truth and Error...

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  • Tony H

    Quite a good reading. No way I was gonna read or listen to this whole massive poem but I wanted an acquaintance with it and this hit the spot while on the daily walk.