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New perspectives on Middle English texts : a festschrift for R.A. Waldron

Author: Ronald Waldron; Susan Powell; J J Smith
Publisher: Woodbridge, Suffolk ; Rochester, N.Y. : D.S. Brewer, 2000.
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This collection of essays, by experts in the field, on major late Middle English texts, concentrates on the alliterative tradition, particularly Sir Gawain and the Green Knight. In addition, there are papers on Chaucer and Henryson.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald Waldron; Susan Powell; J J Smith
ISBN: 0859915905 9780859915908
OCLC Number: 43757539
Description: xi, 190 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Ronald Waldron : a personal memoir / Derek Pearsall --
Setting and context in the works of the Gawain-poet / Malcolm Andrew --
Performance and structure in the Alliterative Morte Arthure / Rosamund Allen --
Feasting in Middle English alliterative poetry / Ralph Hanna --
Word games : glossing Piers Plowman / George Kane --
Untying the knot : reading Sir Gawain and the Green Knight / Susan Powell --
Two notes on La[yogh]amon's Brut / Jane Roberts --
Semantics and metrical form in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight / Jeremy Smith --
Links in the Canterbury Tales / Norman Blake --
Middle English verse in chronicles / Julia Boffey and A.S.G. Edwards. English reading of Boccaccio : a selective Middle English version of Boccaccio's De Mulieribus Claris in British Library MS Additional 10304 / Janet Cowen --
Abbreviations, otiose strokes and editorial practice : the case of Southwell Minster MS 7 / Roger Dahood --
Temporal and spiritual indebtedness in the Canterbury Tales / Elton D. Higgs --
'Quha wait gif all that Chauceir wrait was trew?' : Henryson's Testament of Cresseid / Derek Pearsall.
Responsibility: edited by Susan Powell and Jeremy J. Smith ; with a personal memoir by Derek Pearsall.

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Talks about the career of the distinguished medievalist, Ronald Waldron. This work focuses on Middle English alliterative tradition. It discusses the topics such as: feasting in Middle English  Read more...

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