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Skeat, Walter W. (Walter William) 1835-1912

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The book concerning Piers the plowman by William Langland( Book )

279 editions published between 1867 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 3,231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is one of the masterpieces of medieval literature. This new complete edition of the orginal text of the B-version answers every need of both the student and the interested lay reader. Marginal glosses, footnote translations, and a commentary providing textual, lexical, historycal and literary annotation facilitate the understanding, appreciation and, above all, the enjoyment of this great poem. The textual variants are given at the foot of the appropriate page for easy reference and comparison, and an extremely helpful index of proper names is provided, together with an extensive bibliography. The introduction discusses the literary traditions of the poem, and its structure and themes, and analyzes the poetic art of William Langland
An etymological dictionary of the English language by Walter W Skeat( Book )

217 editions published between 1822 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,089 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Practical and reliable, this reference traces English words back to their Indo-European roots. Each entry features a brief definition, identifies the language of origin, and employs a few illustrative quotations. An extensive appendix includes lists of prefixes, suffixes, Indo-European roots, homonyms and doublets, and the distribution of English-language sources
A concise etymological dictionary of the English language, by the Rev. Walter W. Skeat by Walter W Skeat( Book )

222 editions published between 1882 and 2009 in English and held by 1,648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A taste of Chaucer; selections from the Canterbury tales by Geoffrey Chaucer( Book )

56 editions published between 1879 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chaucer's work begins at the Tabard Inn in Southwark, England, where a group of pilgrims have assembled on their way to Canterbury. Harry Bailly, the innkeeper, suggests a contest: whoever tells the best tale will win a supper when they reach Canterbury
The complete works of Geoffrey Chaucer by Geoffrey Chaucer( Book )

137 editions published between 1894 and 2015 in English and English, Middle and held by 1,093 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Canterbury Tales - A Treatise on the Astrolabe - The Legend of Good Women - The Hous of Fame - Troilus and Criseyde - Boethius de Consolatione Philosophie__
A treatise on the astrolabe by Geoffrey Chaucer( Book )

96 editions published between 1872 and 1997 in English and English, Middle and held by 905 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A glossary of Tudor and Stuart words, especially from the dramatists by Walter W Skeat( Book )

44 editions published between 1914 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

English dialects from the eighth century to the present day by Walter W Skeat( Book )

54 editions published between 1911 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The vision of William concerning Piers Plowman, together with Vita de Dowel, Dobet, et Dobest, secundum Wit et Resoun by William Langland( Book )

118 editions published between 1867 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lancelot of the Laik; a Scottish metrical romance, about 1490-1500 A.D by Lancelot( Book )

73 editions published between 1865 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 741 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This work is an edited version of a 15th-century Scottish text about Sir Lancelot
Aelfric's Lives of saints : being a set of sermons on saints' days formerly observed by the English Church by Aelfric( Book )

90 editions published between 1881 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Principles of English etymology by Walter W Skeat( Book )

69 editions published between 1887 and 2012 in English and held by 686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The student's Chaucer, being a complete edition of his works by Geoffrey Chaucer( Book )

50 editions published between 1894 and 1985 in English and English, Middle and held by 683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joseph of Arimathie: otherwise called The romance of the Seint Graal, or Holy Grail: an alliterative poem written about A.D. 1350, and now first printed from the unique copy in the Vernon ms. at Oxford by Joseph( Book )

73 editions published between 1871 and 2006 in English and English, Middle and held by 677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The prologue : the Knights tale, the Nonne preestes tale, from the Canterbury tales by Geoffrey Chaucer( Book )

75 editions published between 1845 and 1957 in English and English, Middle and held by 641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The romans of Partenay, or of Lusignen: otherwise known as the tale of Melusine: by Couldrette( Book )

70 editions published between 1866 and 2002 in English and English, Middle and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chaucer : complete works by Geoffrey Chaucer( Book )

46 editions published between 1901 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete works of Geoffrey Chaucer by Geoffrey Chaucer( Book )

15 editions published between 1894 and 1934 in English and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Tale of the Man of lawe; the Pardoneres tale; the Second nonnes tale; the Chanouns yemannes tale, from the Canterbury tales by Geoffrey Chaucer( Book )

57 editions published between 1847 and 1979 in 3 languages and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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An etymological dictionary of the English language
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An etymological dictionary of the English languageA concise etymological dictionary of the English language, by the Rev. Walter W. SkeatA taste of Chaucer; selections from the Canterbury talesThe complete works of Geoffrey ChaucerA glossary of Tudor and Stuart words, especially from the dramatistsEnglish dialects from the eighth century to the present dayThe vision of William concerning Piers Plowman, together with Vita de Dowel, Dobet, et Dobest, secundum Wit et ResounLancelot of the Laik; a Scottish metrical romance, about 1490-1500 A.D