The Present state of Ireland

together with some remarques upon the antient state thereof : likewise a description of the chief towns : with a map of the kingdome.

Publisher: Printed by M.D. for Chr. Wilkinson and T. Burrell in London

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  • Ireland -- History -- Early works to 1800.,
  • Ireland -- Description and travel.,
  • Ireland -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.

Edition Notes

GenreEarly works to 1800.
SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 1314:8.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[22], 280 p., [1] leaf of plates
Number of Pages280
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16785896M

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A view of the present state of Ireland, by Edmund Spenser (Author) › Visit Amazon's Edmund Spenser Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central.

Edmund Spenser (Author) cturer: E. Partridge, at the Scholartis Press. Like many Renaissance authors, his writings extend beyond the narrowly literary; his tract "A View of the Present State of Ireland" () provides a series of brutal recommendations for the colonial suppression of England's Irish territories.

A View of the Present State of Ireland almost countable with those which were hidden in the basket of Pandora: but since you so please, I will out of that infinit number, reckone but some that are most capitall, and commonly occurrent both in the life and condicions of private men, and also in the manage of publique affaires and pollicie.

State of Ireland View of the state of Ireland: Responsibility: by Edmund Spenser. Edited, principally from ms. Rawlinson B in the Bodleian library and ms.

in. Book Description: Concerns the means by which Ireland's economy might be improved. A Collection Of Tracts Concerning The Present State Of Ireland With Respect To. (A Veue of The Present State of Ireland) Discoursed by way of a Dialogue betwene Eudoxus and Irenius.

Eudoxus. But if that country of Ireland whence you lately came, be so goodly and commodious a soyle as you report, I wounder that no course is taken for the tourning therof to good uses. Corpus of Electronic Texts Edition A View of the present State of Ireland Author: Edmund Spenser.

A View of the Present State of Ireland", History Ireland, IV, no. 2 (Summer ), pp. This last piece does much to reinstate my original reading of the text. Edmund Spencer's "A View of the State of Ireland: The Production and Experience of Consumption" was written in light of the Irish uprising and intended to act as a call for the subjugation of Ireland.

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He writes in a breezy, readable style and covers the subject thoroughly. The Present State of Great-Britain and Ireland: In Three Parts. The I. Of South II. Of North Britain. III. Of Ireland. Containing an Accurate and Impartial Account of These Great and Famous Islands: of Their Several Counties, and Their Inhabitants; the Advantages and Disadvantages of Both, in Respect to Foreign Countries; and Their Curiosities Both of Nature and Art.

Originally published under title: A view of the state of Ireland. Description: pages facsimiles, map 22 cm: Other Titles: View of the state of Ireland: Responsibility: Edited, principally from MS. Rawlinson B in the Bodleian Library and MS in Caius College, Cambridge, by W.L.

Renwick. London, E. Partridge at the Scholartis Press. This was the perfect book with which to start this journey, covering the time from 5th century AD to present day Ireland in pages in an engaging and readable writing style.

Hegarty does an excel Going into the this read I knew very little of Ireland's history outside of it's context within the Tudor dynasty of Great Britain/5(48).

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The political writings of Edmund Spenser, the Elizabethan poet, have long been familiar to students of Irish history. In particular, his treatise A Vewe of the Present State of Ireland has achieved a certain infamy for the violent attitudes it expressed towards the Irish, among whom Spenser had lived and worked for almost twenty years.

This plantation of Ulster divided the country and this division still remains today. At present British occupation still remains in Northern Ireland. The pinnacle of Ireland’s conflict with English occupation in Ireland was the arrival Oliver Cromwell ( – ).

Cromwell is one of the most hated figures in Ireland’s turbulent history. The Irish Free State, comprising four-fifths of Ireland, is declared, ending a five-year Irish struggle for independence from Britain.

Like other autonomous nations of the former British Empire. Edmund Spenser (/ ˈ s p ɛ n s ər /; / – 13 January ) was an English poet best known for The Faerie Queene, an epic poem and fantastical allegory celebrating the Tudor dynasty and Elizabeth is recognized as one of the premier craftsmen of nascent Modern English verse, and is often considered one of the greatest poets in the English language.

Other articles where A View of the Present State of Ireland is discussed: Edmund Spenser: Career in Ireland: Spenser’s A View of the Present State of Ireland (written –96, published ), a later tract, argues lucidly for a typically 16th-century theory of rule: firm measures, ruthlessly applied, with gentleness only for completely submissive subject populations.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Read, borrow, and discover more than 3M books for free. A View of the Present State of Ireland provokes violent and varied reactions amongst critics: ignored because it is by Spenser, as a perplexing piece of prose that poses problems for the poetry.

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The influence of Ireland upon Spenser’s imagination has come to be more fully recognised in recent years, as has the importance of his long tract, A View of the Present State of Ireland. In this orchestrated dialogue between the fictional Eudoxus and Irenius, Spenser was highly critical not only of Irish life but also of English government.

A View of the Present State of Ireland Edmund Spenser. A Note on the Renascence Editions text: This html etext of A Veue of the present state of Irelande [] was prepared from the text found in Grosart [] and checked with Renwick's edition of the Rawlinson MS [Scholartis, ] by Risa S.

Bear at the University of Oregon. This edition is. But Hegarty does place the present state of affairs in historical context, which in Ireland’s case is a history of religious hatred and discrimination, endemic violence, suppression and.

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The history of Ireland: from the earliest period to the present time: derived from native annals, and from the researches of Dr. O'Donovan, Professor Eugene Curry, the Rev.

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