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Old and Middle English poetry

Author: Duncan Wu
Publisher: Oxford, UK ; Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., ©2002.
Series: Blackwell essential literature.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This volume gathers together the essential texts from the earliest writings in the vernacular up to the time of Chaucer. Spanning almost seven centuries, it encapsulates the foundation and  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Duncan Wu
ISBN: 0631230734 9780631230731 0631230742 9780631230748
OCLC Number: 49225565
Language Note: Text in English, Old English and Middle English.
Notes: "Based on Old and Middle English : an anthology, edited by Elaine Treharne."
Description: vi, 174 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction / Elaine Treharne --
From the Exeter book. Deor ; The wanderer ; The seafarer ; The wife's lament --
From the Vercelli book. The dream of the rood --
The Battle of Maldon --
From the Beowulf manuscript. From Beowulf (X-XVIII) ; Judith --
From London, British Library, Cotton Caligula A. IX. The owl and the nightingale --
From the Auchinleck manuscript. Sir Orfeo --
From London, British Library, Harley 2253. Alysoun ; Spring ; An old man's prayer ; I syke when y singe --
Richard Rolle (c.1290-1349). Song of love --
Wynnere and Wastoure.
Series Title: Blackwell essential literature.
Other Titles: Old and Middle English.
Responsibility: edited by Duncan Wu.
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