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The texts and contexts of Oxford, Bodleian Library, ms. Laud misc. 108 : the shaping of English vernacular narrative

Author: Kimberly K Bell; Julie Nelson Couch
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2011.
Series: Medieval and Renaissance authors and texts, v. 6.
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The late thirteenth-century, monolingual Oxford manuscript, Bodleian Library, MS Laud Misc. 108, bears singular importance to medieval studies, for it preserves and anthologizes unique versions of several seminal Middle English texts, including "South English Legendary," "Havelok the Dane," and "King Horn" and "Somer Soneday." While critics have traditionally classified these poems by genre, this book returns them  Read more...
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Texts and contexts of Oxford, Bodleian Library, ms. Laud misc. 108.
Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2011
(DLC) 2010043091
(OCoLC)671491742
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kimberly K Bell; Julie Nelson Couch
ISBN: 9789004192249 9004192247
OCLC Number: 727948491
Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 328 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Introduction: Reading Oxford, Bodleian Library, ms Laud misc. 108 as a "whole book" --
Part one: the manuscript and its provenance --
Part two: the manuscript and its texts.
Series Title: Medieval and Renaissance authors and texts, v. 6.
Responsibility: edited by Kimberly K. Bell and Julie Nelson Couch.

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This book serves as the essential companion to the late thirteenth-century, Middle English manuscript, Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS Laud Misc. 108. It marks a collaborative effort by scholars who  Read more...

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