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The Cambridge history of medieval English literature

Author: David Wallace
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2002.
Series: New Cambridge history of English literature.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is the first full-scale history of medieval English literature for nearly a century. Thirty-three distinguished contributors offer a collaborative account of literature composed or transmitted in England, Wales, Ireland and Scotland between the Norman Conquest and the death of Henry VIII.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Wallace
ISBN: 0521890462 9780521890465 0521444209 9780521444200
OCLC Number: 59395366
Notes: Originally published: 1999.
Awards: Winner of Library Association Wheatley Medal.
Description: xxv, 1043 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Part I. After the Norman Conquest. Old English and its afterlife / Seth Lerer --
Anglo-Norman cultures in England, 1066-1460 / Susan Crane --
Early Middle English / Thomas Hahn --
National, world and women's history : writers and readers in post-Conquest England / Lesley Johnson, Jocelyn Wogan-Browne --
Latinitas / Christopher Baswell --
Romance in England, 1066-1400 / Rosalind Field --
Part II. Writing in the British Isles.--
Writing in Wales / Brynley F. Roberts --
Writing in Ireland / Terence Dolan --
Writing in Scotland, 1058-1560 / R. James Goldstein --
Writing history in England / Andrew Galloway --
London texts and literate practice / Sheila Lindenbaum --
Part III. Institutional Productions. Monastic productions / Christopher Cannon --
The friars and medieval English literature / John V. Fleming --
Classroom and confession / Marjorie Curry Woods, Rita Copeland --
Medieval literature and law / Richard Firth Green --
Vox populi and the literature of 1381 / David Aers --
Englishing the Bible, 1066-1549 / David Lawton --
Part IV. After the Black Death. Alliterative poetry / Ralph Hanna --
Piers Plowman / Kathryn Kerby-Fulton --
The Middle English mystics / Nicholas Watson --
Geoffrey Chaucer / Glending Olson --
John Gower / Winthrop Wetherbee --
Middle English lives / Julia Boffey --
Part V. Before the Reformation. Hoccleve, Lydgate and the Lancastrian court / Paul Strohm --
Lollardy / Steven Justice --
Romance after 1400 / Helen Cooper --
William Caxton / Seth Lerer --
English drama : from ungodly ludi to sacred play / Lawrence M. Clopper --
The allegorical theatre : moralities, interludes and Protestant drama / John Watkins --
The experience of exclusion : literature and politics in the reigns of Henry VII and Henry VIII / Colin Burrow --
Reformed literature and literature reformed / Brian Cummings --
Chronological outline of historical events and texts in Britain, 1050-1550 / William P. Marvin.
Series Title: New Cambridge history of English literature.
Other Titles: History of medieval English literature.
Responsibility: edited by David Wallace.
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