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John Lydgate : poetry, culture, and Lancastrian England

Author: Larry Scanlon; James Simpson
Publisher: Notre Dame, Ind. : University of Notre Dame Press, ©2006.
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Reassesses better-known works and themes in the field of Lydgate studies, including Lydgate's unofficial laureateship, his relationship to his patrons, and his relationship to Chaucer. This book  Read more...

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John Lydgate.
Notre Dame, Ind. : University of Notre Dame Press, c2006
(OCoLC)607715695
Online version:
John Lydgate.
Notre Dame, Ind. : University of Notre Dame Press, c2006
(OCoLC)607779666
Named Person: John Lydgate; John Lydgate; John Lydgate
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Larry Scanlon; James Simpson
ISBN: 0268041156 9780268041151 0268041164 9780268041168
OCLC Number: 62085403
Description: vi, 314 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Lydgate's uneasy syntax / Phillipa Hardman --
Lydgate's laureate pose / Robert J. Meyer-Lee --
Lydgate's poetics : laureation and domesticity in the Temple of glass / Larry Scanlon --
Propaganda, intentionality, and the Lancastrian Lydgate / Scott-Morgan Straker --
"For al my body ... weieth nat an unce" : empty poets and rhetorical weight in Lydgate's Churl and the Bird / James Simpson --
Civic Lydgate : the poet and London / C. David Benson --
The performance of the literary : Lydgate's mummings / Maura B. Nolan --
"Stable in study" : Lydgate's Fall of princes and Duke Humphrey's library / Jennifer Summit --
Lydgate, Hawes, and the science of rhetoric in the late Middle Ages / Rita Copeland --
"Hard is with seyntis for to make affray" : Lydgate the "poet-propagandist" as hagiographer / Fiona Somerset --
"Was it not routhe to se?" : Lydgate and the styles of martyrdom / Ruth Nisse.
Responsibility: edited by Larry Scanlon and James Simpson.
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"The collection's goal is to remedy the neglect into which Lydgate has fallen, 'by taking [him] seriously as a major poet' and in so doing to fill a gaping hole in our understanding of Middle English Read more...

 
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