Sea-mark: The Metaphorical Voyage, Spenser to Milton
An original study of the use made by a number of major writers in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century England of the metaphor of the voyage, showing how powerfully it operated, and how fundamental it is for our proper understanding of some of the best-known works of Renaissance literature.
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