Recreating Spenser: The Irish Castle of an English Poet

ECU Author/Contributor (non-ECU co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Thomas Herron (Creator)
East Carolina University (ECU )
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Abstract: This iBook showcases illustrations and subject matter taken directlyfrom the website Centering Spenser: a digital resource for KilcolmanCastle, an ongoing open-access digital humanities project based atEast Carolina University.The purpose of this iBook, like the website, is to educate the publicand academia alike about Kilcolman Castle, a late-medieval towerhouse in County Cork, Ireland, at the time that it was occupied bythe (in)famous English poet and colonial administrator EdmundSpenser (1552?-1599).Only this Preface and Chapter 5, on Virtual Reality developments,are original to this iBook. This book like the website is written and designed by Thomas Herron with the exception of "Modeling Methodsand Software" (Chapter 3, Section 2, below), written by WesleyOwens.While this iBook cannot recreate some of the features of the website,it does offer a different (bibliographic) format for much of the website"s content and may be downloaded and read in a more convenient and/or conventional manner. A full list of contents of the website is found in Appendix 1.

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Language: English
Date: 2020
Kilcolman Castle, Edmund Spenser, County Cork, Ireland, Poetry

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