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A book of Middle English

A book of Middle English

Author: J A Burrow; Thorlac Turville-Petre
Publisher: Malden, MA : Blackwell Publishers, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats

This revised edition takes account of suggestions and comments from reviewers and from those who have used the book all over the world. The new texts are all by Chaucer: "The Parliament of Fools",  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Readers
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J A Burrow; Thorlac Turville-Petre
ISBN: 0631193529 9780631193524 0631193537 9780631193531
OCLC Number: 230740475
Description: vii, 373 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: Part 1 Introducing Middle English: pronouncing Middle English; vocabulary; inflexions; syntax; metre; from manuscript to printed text; select Bibliography. Part 2 Note on treatment of texts: the "Peterborough Chronicle", 1137; "The Owl and the Nightingale"; "Layamon's Brut"; "Ancrene Wisse"; "Sir Orfeo" "The Cloud of Unknowing"; William Langland "Piers Plowman"; "Patience"; "Sir Gawain and the Green Knight"; "St Erkenwald"; John Trevisa "Dialogue Between a Lord and a Clerk"; John Gower "Confessio Amantis"; "Lyrics"; "The York Play of the Crucifixion"; Geoffrey Chaucer "The Parliament of Fowls"; Geoffrey Chaucer "The Reeve's Tale"; Geoffrey Chaucer "The Prioress's Tale".
Responsibility: J.A. Burrow and Thorlac Turville-Petre.


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