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The Medieval Python : the purposive and provocative work of Terry Jones

Author: Terry Jones; Robert F Yeager; Toshiyuki Takamiya
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
Series: New Middle Ages (Palgrave Macmillan (Firm))
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"The Medieval Python: Essays presented to Terry Jones on the Occasion of His Seventieth Birthday collects original essays by eighteen prominent medievalists in literature and history to celebrate the work of a dedicated independent scholar whose consistently independent literary and historical criticism has several times redirected how we understand the world of Chaucer and his contemporaries. His film and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Terry Jones; Terry Jones
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Terry Jones; Robert F Yeager; Toshiyuki Takamiya
ISBN: 9780230112674 0230112676
OCLC Number: 757475507
Description: x, 265 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: The Medieval Works of Terry Jones; S.Ikeda Young Jones at Oxford 1961-62; V.A.Kolve The Earl of Arundel, the War with France, and the Anger of King Richard II; C.Given-Wilson Terry Jones's Richard II; N.Saul Terry Jones: The Complete Mediaevalist; M.Palin Medieval Monks and Friars: Differing Literary Perceptions; D.Pearsall Gower's Manuscript of the Confessio Amantis; P.Nicholson Gower in Winter: Last Poems; R.F.Yeager The Naughty Bits: Dating Chaucer's House of Fame and Legend of Good Women; J.M.Bowers Honi soit qui mal y pense: Adultery and Anxieties about Paternity in Late Medieval England; M.Bennett Needy Knights and Wealthy Widows: The Encounters of John Cornewall and Lettice Kirriel, 1378-1382; W.M.Ormrod Making Medievalism: Teaching the Middle Ages through Film; M.Driver The Silly Pacifism of Geoffrey Chaucer and Terry Jones; W.A.Quinn Legs and the Man: The History of a Medieval Motif; R.F.Green Chaucer, Langland, and the Hundred Years War; D.Wallace Jack and John: The Plowman's Tale; P.Martin A Prayer Roll Fit for a Tudor Prince; J.J.Thompson Macbeth and Malory in the 1625 Edition of Peter Heylyn's Microcosmus: A Nearly Unfortunate Tale; T.Takamiya
Series Title: New Middle Ages (Palgrave Macmillan (Firm))
Responsibility: edited by R.F. Yeager and Toshiyuki Takamiya.

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A collection of essays by diverse hands engaging, interrogating, and honoring the medieval scholarship of Terry Jones.  Read more...

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'Only a gallimaufrey of this kind could pay proper tribute to the abundance of Terry Jones's medieval interests. Here are serious engagements with areas of history he opened up to dispute: studies of Read more...

 
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