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47.1 (Winter 2017)

In Memoriam

On August 11 last summer the scholarly community lost yet another of our leading lights and gracious presences when Margaret Hannay ended her four years’ battle with brain cancer. In Walking with Margaret, we offer reminiscences from guest editor Susanne Woods and a distinguished cohort of Margaret’s friends and colleagues: Barbara K. Lewalski, Georgianna Ziegler, Elaine Beilin, Anne Lake Prescott, and Susan M. Felch share fond memories of a colleague we are grateful to have known. Read More … 

Editor's Choice Jeff Dolven

Jeff Dolven surprises us with an intriguing meditation on the relations between Spenser’s great poem and the political economy of labor power as expounded by the German thinker Alexander Kluge. Read More …

Movement and the City in The Faerie Queene

Jim Ellis’s paper from the Sixteenth Century Studies Conference last summer in Bruges takes a fresh look at how movement in The Faerie Queene signifies forms of communal and political subjectivity. Read More … 


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Bas relief from the exterior of the Scuola San Giorgio degli Schiavoni in Venice. Photo courtesy of Roger Kuin.

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