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(p. xiv) List of Abbreviations

(p. xiv) List of Abbreviations

Unless otherwise specified all quotations from Spenser's poetry and prose in this Handbook are from the following editions, abbreviated as below:

Spenser 1989 The Shorter Poems, ed. W. Oram et al. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1989.

Spenser 1999 Spenser: The Shorter Poems, ed. R A. McCabe. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1999.

Spenser 2001 The Faerie Queene, ed. A. C. Hamilton. Text ed. H. Yamashita and T. Suzuki. Harrow: Longman Annotated Poets, 2001.

Prose Spenser's Prose Works, ed. R. Gottfried. Johns Hopkins Variorum Edition, vol. ix. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins Press, 1949.

Other regularly cited editions of Spenser are abbreviated as follows:

Spenser 1912 Poetical Works, ed. J. C. Smith and E. De Sélincourt. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Spenser 1997 A View of the Present State of Ireland, ed. A. Hadfield and W. Maley. Oxford: Blackwell, 1997.

Variorum The Works of Edmund Spenser, ed. E. Greenlaw et al., 11 vols. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins Press, 1932–57.

Regularly cited reference works and databases are abbreviated as follows:

Cal. Car. MSS Calendar of Carew Manuscripts

CSPI Calendar of State Papers Irish

CSPD Calendar of State Papers Domestic

CSPS Calendar of State Papers Spanish

CSPF Calendar of State Papers Foreign

Carpenter F. I. Carpenter, A Reference Guide to Edmund Spenser. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1923.

Cummings R. M. Cummings (ed.), Spenser: The Critical Heritage. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1971.

EEBO Early English Books Online

Johnson F. R. Johnson, A Critical Bibliography of the Works of Edmund Spenser Printed before 1700. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins Press, 1933.

Jones H. S. V. Jones, A Spenser Handbook. New York: F. S. Crofts, 1930.

Judson A. C. Judson, The Life of Edmund Spenser. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins Press, 1945.

McNeir W. F. McNeir and F. Provost, Edmund Spenser: An Annotated Bibliography 1937–1972. Pittsburgh: Duquesne University Press, 1975.

(p. xv) NDNB New Dictionary of National Biography

NHI T. W. Moody, F. X. Martin, and F. J. Byrne (eds), A New History of Ireland, 9 vols. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1976–84.

OED Oxford English Dictionary

SE A. C. Hamilton (ed.), The Spenser Encyclopaedia. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1990.

SP State Papers, Public Record Office (MSS)

Wells W. Wells (ed.), Spenser Allusions in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries, 2 Pts, Studies in Philology, Texts and Studies, 1971–2.

Spenser's works are abbreviated in notes and citations within the text as follows:

Amor Amoretti

Ast Astrophel

CCH Colin Clouts Come Home Againe

Comp Complaints

Daph Daphnaïda

DLC The Dolefull Lay of Clorinda

Epith Epithalamion

FH Fowre Hymnes

FQ The Faerie Queene

HB An Hymne in Honour of Beavtie

HL An Hymne in Honour of Loue

HHL An Hymne of Heauenly Loue

HHB An Hymne of Heauenly Beavtie

Letters Three Proper…Letters. Two…Commendable Letters

MHT Prosopopoia. Or Mother Hubberds Tale

Muiop Muiopotmos, Or the Fate of the Butterflie

Prose Spenser's Prose Works, Variorum Edition, ix (1949)

Proth Prothalamion

RR Ruines of Rome: by Bellay

RT The Ruines of Time

SC The Shepheardes Calender

TCM Two Cantos of Mutabilitie

TM The Teares of the Muses

TW A Theatre for Worldlings

VB The Visions of Bellay

VG Virgil's Gnat

View A Vewe of the Presente State of Irelande

VP The Visions of Petrarch

VW Visions of the Worlds Vanitie

Scholarly journals are abbreviated as follows:

CL Comparative Literature

CLS Comparative Literature Studies

EA Études Anglaises

EHR English Historical Review

(p. xvi) EIC Essays in Criticism

ELH English Literary History

ELN English Language Notes

ELR English Literary Renaissance

ES English Studies

HLQ Huntington Library Quarterly

HJ Historical Journal

IHS Irish Historical Studies

JEGP Journal of English and Germanic Philology

JHI Journal of the History of Ideas

JMRS Journal of Medieval and Renaissance Studies

JWCI Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institutes

L&H Literature and History

MLN Modern Language Notes

MLQ Modern Language Quarterly

MLR Modern Language Review

MP Modern Philology

N&Q Notes and Queries

PMLA Publications of the Modern Language Association of America

PQ Philological Quarterly

REL Review of English Literature

RES Review of English Studies

RS Renaissance Studies

SAQ South Atlantic Quarterly

SEL Studies in English Literature

SP Studies in Philology

SQ Shakespeare Quarterly

SpN Spenser Newsletter

SR Studies in the Renaissance

SSt Spenser Studies

TLS Times Literary Supplement

TSLL Texas Studies in Language and Literature

UTQ University of Toronto Quarterly

YES Yearbook of English Studies