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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
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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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