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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Dance of Death.
Dance of death.
London : Published for the Early English Text Society by H. Milford, Oxford University Press, 1931
|All Authors / Contributors:||
John Lydgate; Florence Warren; Beatrice White
|Notes:||Lydgate's free translation of a French original, which, according to the opening and closing stanzas of his poem, was painted upon the wall at the church of SS. Innocents in Paris. First printed by Tottel at the end of his edition of Lydgate's Fall of princes in 1554.
In this edition the texts of the two manuscripts giving different versions are printed on opposite pages.
Appendices: I. French text of the Dance of death [from Brit. mus. Add. 38858]--II. Mural paintings of the 'Danse macabre.'--III. The word 'macabre.'--IV. The degeneration of the 'Danse macabre.'--V. English printed versions of the Dance of death.
|Description:||xxxi, 118 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.|
|Series Title:||Early English Text Society (Series)., Original series ;, no. 181.|
|Responsibility:||edited from mss. Ellesmere 26/A.13 and B.M. Lansdowne 699, collated with the other extant mss. by Florence Warren ; with introduction, notes, etc. by Beatrice White.|