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Companion to early Middle English literature

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Published by Free University Press in Amsterdam .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English literature -- Middle English, 1100-1500 -- History and criticism.,
  • Civilization, Medieval, in literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    Statementedited by N.H.G.E. Veldhoen and H. Aertsen.
    ContributionsVeldhoen, N. H. G. E., Aertsen, H.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR260 .C66 1988
    The Physical Object
    Pagination104 p. ;
    Number of Pages104
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2257593M
    ISBN 109062566324
    LC Control Number89137259
    OCLC/WorldCa19569986

      This Companion spans four full centuries to survey this most formative and turbulent era in the history of literature in English. Exploring the period's key authors - Chaucer, Langland, the Gawain-Poet, Margery Kempe, among many - and genres - plays, romances, poems and epics - the book offers an overview of the riches of medieval : Cambridge University Press. Old English Newsletter Anglo-Saxon Aloud (all OE poetry read aloud in OE!) Battle of Maldon (British Government site) Dream of the Rood (ed. Mary Rambaran-Olm) Editions: Literature Online (UMass only) Poems in Old English. Old English (c. – c) The early Middle Ages in England are dominated by the Anglo-Saxon tribes.

    The essays in this volume provide an up-to-date and authoritative guide to the major prose Middle English authors and genres. Each chapter is written by a leading authority on the subject and offers a succinct account of all relevant literary, history and cultural factors that need to considered, together with bibliographical references. Christopher Cannon, Middle English Literature: A Cultural History () Mary Carruthers, The Book of Memory: A Study of Memory in Medieval Culture () Peter Dronke, The Medieval Lyric, 2nd ed. () Framing Medieval Bodies, ed. Sarah Kay and Miri Rubin () Douglas Grey, Later Medieval English Literature ().

    The Companion is a book about books that adds to the character and history of early print by weaving together a set of essays and notes that delight in the details and make much of the early printed resources available in the British Isles and on the Continent; its contribution to the field is theatrically embodied in the weight of the pages. The essays in the book explore ways in which Middle English literature is 'different' from the literature of other periods. The book includes discussion of such issues as the religious and historical background to Middle English literature, the circumstances and milieux in which it was produced, its linguistic features, and the manuscripts in Brand: Wiley.


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