Indices for Website

Index of citations of Spenser’s prose and poetry on the Centering Spenser website

Index of places and characters referenced in Spenser's works on the Centering Spenser website

Index of major subjects on the Centering Spenser website

Teaching Resources

Sample Teaching Assignment:  Amoretti 65

Sample Teaching Assignment: Amoretti 75

A View of the Present State of Ireland:  Summary, Analysis and Questions

Works on-line

Luminarium/Renascence Editions edition of Spenser’s works

Links to Amoretti and Epithalamion (1595)

Source:  Electronic Text Center, University of Virginia Library

Link to Colin Clouts Come Home Againe (1595)

Source:  Electronic Text Center, University of Virginia Library

Link to Spenser, The Faerie Queene (1596)

Source:  Oxford Text Archive

Link to a prototype platform for Spenser texts on Talus, a textual resource for Spenser studies

Additional resources on-line

iBook: Recreating Spenser: the Irish Castle of an English Poet

Article: Thomas Herron, “Archaeology and the poetry of Edmund Spenser:  Content and Context,” in James Lyttleton and Colin Rynne (eds), Plantation Ireland:  settlement and material culture, c.1550-c.1700 (Dublin:  Four Courts Press, 2009), 229-47.  Courtesy of Four Courts Press, Dublin.

Article: Tadhg O’Keeffe, ‘Home Truths about Raleigh and Spenser: Sir Thomas Norris and the rebuilding of Mallow Castle’, Spenser Review 48.3.2 (Fall 2018).

Article: Thomas Herron, "Spenserian Ambitions at Kilcolman, Mallow and Rycote: A response to Tadhg O’Keeffe," Spenser Review 49.2.4 (Spring-Summer 2019).

Article: Tadhg O’Keeffe, "Don’t worry, be happy: reading Herron reviewing O’Keeffe making Spenser envy Norris," Spenser Review (Spring-Summer 2019).

Article: Tadhg O'Keeffe, "Lohort Castle: Medieval Architecture, Medievalist Imagination," Journal of the Cork Historical and Archaeological Society 118 (2013), 60-70.

Spenser Online (the center for Spenser resources on the web; includes The Spenser Review)


Wordhoard (instructions for a textual search engine including the works of Spenser; the program can be downloaded from this website)

CELT, the Corpus of Electronic Texts, Ireland:

Irish Script on Screen: (features many Irish-language primary sources, including the Nugent family primer written for Queen Elizabeth I:

MACMORRIS: a cultural mapping of early modern Ireland:

Bardic Poetry Database:

Léamh: Learn Early Modern Irish: https://lé