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Grace Towery Discovers Anonymous, Unpublished Poem in Rare Spenser Volume

Grace Towery, an undergraduate at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, has recently been published in Notes and Queries. In 2015, she found an anonymous poem in a volume of Edmund Spenser’s poetry at the Wilson Library, where she was researching for a class assignment. A student in Reid Barbour’s British literature course, Towery wrote an essay about her discovery, which she revised for publication in Notes and Queries 64.3 (July 2017).

You can read her essay here:

See also the following articles that detail Towery’s discovery:


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    Unearthing hidden gems within historical works not only enriches our understanding of the past but also highlights the importance of dedicated scholars like Towery. This find adds a layer to the legacy of Spenser's works, underscoring the continuous exploration and appreciation of literature. For those navigating the complexities of marketing assignments, provides access to marketing assignment help services. Much like Towery's literary exploration, Edubirdie supports students in uncovering the depth of their academic pursuits with expert assistance in marketing assignments.

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"Grace Towery Discovers Anonymous, Unpublished Poem in Rare Spenser Volume," Spenser Review 47.3.55 (Fall 2017). Accessed May 23rd, 2024.
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