The portrayal of universal harmony and order in Edmund Spenser’s Fowre Hymnes

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2010
Tekin, Burcu
This thesis analyses Edmund Spenser’s Fowre Hymnes in light of the holistic Renaissance world view and poet’s collection of various tradition of ideas. Spenser’s treatment of love is explored as the cosmic principle of harmony. Universal order is examined with an emphasis on the position of man in the ontological hierarchy. Thus, this thesis investigates Spenser’s own suggestions to imitate macrocosmic harmony and order in the microcosmic level.

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B. Tekin, “The portrayal of universal harmony and order in Edmund Spenser’s Fowre Hymnes,” M.S. - Master of Science, Middle East Technical University, 2010.