Fike, Matthew Books

About the author: Matthew Fike earned a PhD at the University of Michigan. He is the author of numerous articles on British and American literature, a former founding faculty member of the American University in Bulgaria. Fike currently teaches at Winthrop University in Rock Hill, South Carolina.

Spenser’s Underworld in the 1590 Faerie Queene
2003 0-7734-6670-3
Using a range of interpretive strategies to reevaluate episodes that portray or relate to hell, this monograph argues that Redcrosse, Guyon and Britomart are on parallel journeys that support a heightened sense of Books I-III as a thematic unit.