The Faerie Queene Books 6 & 7

Edmund SPENSER (1552 - 1599)

'The Sixth Book of the Faerie Queene contayning the Legende of S, Calidore or of Cvrtesie.' Apart from Books 1-6, the only surviving section of the Faerie Queene is a short isolated fragment known as the Mutabilitie Cantos (traditionally numbered Book 7, cantos 6-8); this fragment is also included in the present recording. Although the Faerie Queene was never completed, it continues to be one of the most beautiful and important works of literature ever written. Spenser wrote it as a paean to the Virgin Queen Elizabeth, and to the golden age which she had brought to England. Sponsored by Sir Walter Raleigh and commended by the foremost literary minds of his day, Spenser's book remains one of the crowning poetic achievements of the Elizabethan period.(Summary by Annise)

Genre(s): Myths, Legends & Fairy Tales, Poetry

Language: English

Group: The Faerie Queene

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 bk6_00 - The Legende of Calidore - Prologue MorganScorpion
00:03:24
Play 02 bk6_01 - The Legende of Calidore - Canto 01 MorganScorpion
00:21:56
Play 03 bk6_02 - The Legende of Calidore - Canto 02 MorganScorpion
00:22:38
Play 04 bk6_03 - The Legende of Calidore - Canto 03 MorganScorpion
00:23:04
Play 05 bk6_04 - The Legende of Calidore - Canto 04 MorganScorpion
00:18:45
Play 06 bk6_05 - The Legende of Calidore - Canto 05 MorganScorpion
00:19:12
Play 07 bk6_06 - The Legende of Calidore - Canto 06 MorganScorpion
00:20:58
Play 08 bk6_07 - The Legende of Calidore - Canto 07 MorganScorpion
00:22:39
Play 09 bk6_08 - The Legende of Calidore - Canto 08 Nathan
00:27:18
Play 10 bk6_09 - The Legende of Calidore - Canto 09 MorganScorpion
00:21:45
Play 11 bk6_10 - The Legende of Calidore - Canto 10 MorganScorpion
00:20:07
Play 12 bk6_11 - The Legende of Calidore - Canto 11 MorganScorpion
00:24:16
Play 13 bk6_12 - The Legende of Calidore - Canto 12 MorganScorpion
00:19:25
Play 14 bk7_06 - The Cantos of Mutabilitie - Canto 6 Nathan
00:27:11
Play 15 bk7_07 - The Cantos of Mutabilitie - Canto 7 Nathan
00:30:35
Play 16 bk7_08 - The Cantos of Mutabilitie - Canto 8, unperfite MorganScorpion
00:01:36