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Chaucer to Spenser : an anthology of writings in English, 1375-1575

Author: Derek Pearsall
Publisher: Oxford ; Malden, Mass. : Blackwell, 1999.
Series: Blackwell anthologies.
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"Derek Pearsall's major new anthology of English writing provides substantial representation of the work of Chaucer, Langland, the Gawain-poet, Malory, Henryson, Skelton, More, Wyatt and Spenser and many other major writers of the period 1375-1575, not in isolation but in the full context of non-dramatic writing during these two centuries, so that the book can act as the student medieval 'reader' ... The anthology  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Sources
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Derek Pearsall
ISBN: 0631198385 9780631198383 0631198393 9780631198390 0631199365 9780631199366 0631199373 9780631199373
OCLC Number: 38738783
Notes: Companion vol.: Chaucer to Spenser--a critical reader.
Description: xxv, 686 pages : map ; 26 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Chronological table of dates --
Geoffrey Chaucer (c. 1343-1400) --
William Langland (fl. 1375-1380) --
The letters of John Ball (1381) --
John Trevisa (d. 1402) --
The Wycliffite Bible (c. 1380-c. 1400) --
'The Gawain-poet' (fl. 1390) --
John Gower (d. 1408) --
Mandeville's travels (c. 1390-1400) --
The cloud of unknowing (c. 13990-1400) --
Julian (Juliana) of Norwich (1342-c. 1418) --
The alliterative Morte Arthur --
William Thorpe (fl. 1407) --
Nicholas Love (fl. 1410) --
Thomas Hoccleve (1368-1426) --
John Lydgate (1371-1449) --
Margery Kempe (c. 1373-c. 1440) --
Charles of Orleans (1394-1465) --
Anonymous songs and short poems, religious, comic and amatory --
Love-poems (by women?) from the Finders manuscript --
Popular ballads --
Reginald Pecock (c. 1392/5-c. 1460?) --
The Paston letters --
Sir John Fortescue (c. 1395-c. 1477) --
Sir Thomas Malory (c. 1410-1471) --
William Caxton (c. 1422-1492) --
Robert Henryson (c. 1430-c. 1505) --
William Dunbar (c. 1456-c. 1515) --
Gavin Douglas (c. 1475-1522) --
Stephen Hawes (d. after 1521) --
John Skelton (c. 1460-1529) --
The first English life of Henry V (1513) --
Sir Thomas More (1478-1535) --
Sir Thomas Elyot (c. 1490-1546) --
William Tyndale (1494-1536) --
Simon Fish (c. 1500-1531) --
William Roper (1496-1577) --
Sir David Lindsay (c. 1486-1555) --
George Cavendish (c. 1499-c. 1562) --
Sir Thomas Wyatt (1503-1542) --
John Leland (c. 1506-1552) --
Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey (1517-1547) --
Hugh Latimer (1491-1555) --
Roger Ascham (1515-1568) --
A mirror for magistrates (second edition, 1563) --
John Foxe (1517-1587) --
George Gascoigne (1539-1578) --
Edmund Spenser (1552-1599) --
Textual variants --
Glossary of common hard words.
Series Title: Blackwell anthologies.
Responsibility: edited by Derek Pearsall.

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This collection of previously published essays acts as a companion to Chaucer to Spenser: An Anthology of Writings in English 1375 --1575. It pays particular attention to those critics who have had  Read more...

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