Print culture and the medieval author : Chaucer, Lydgate, and their books 1473-1557 (eBook, 2006) [WorldCat.org]
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Print culture and the medieval author : Chaucer, Lydgate, and their books 1473-1557

Author: Alexandra Gillespie
Publisher: Oxford, UK ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
Series: Oxford English monographs.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Alexandra Gillespie takes a new look at hundreds of neglected old books containing works by Chaucer, the 'father' of English poetry, and his much-maligned follower, John Lydgate. She demonstrates that the shift from manuscript to print was part of the controversial process by which Chaucer earned his exclusive place in English literary history. - ;Print Culture and the Medieval Author is a book about books.  Read more...
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Gillespie, Alexandra.
Print culture and the medieval author.
Oxford, UK ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006
(DLC) 2007295235
(OCoLC)67869310
Named Person: Geoffrey Chaucer; John Lydgate; Geoffrey Chaucer; John Lydgate
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alexandra Gillespie
ISBN: 9781429460224 1429460229 9780191514654 0191514659 1280759186 9781280759185
OCLC Number: 86021062
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 281 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Contents; List of Illustrations; List of Abbreviations; Introduction: The Author and the Book; 1. Caxton and Fifteenth-Century English Books; 2. Good Utterance: Printing and Innovation after 1478; 3. Assembling Chaucer's Texts in Print, 1517 to 1532; 4. Court and Cloister: Editions of Lydgate, 1509 to 1534; 5. The Press, the Medieval Author, and the English Reformations, 1534 to 1557; Afterword: At Lydgate's Tomb; Bibliography; Index of Manuscripts; Index of Printed Editions, Texts Ascribed to Chaucer and Lydgate, 1473-1557; General Index.
Series Title: Oxford English monographs.
Responsibility: Alexandra Gillespie.
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Alexandra Gillespie takes a new look at hundreds of neglected old books containing works by Chaucer, the 'father' of English poetry, and his much-maligned follower, John Lydgate. She demonstrates  Read more...

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This densely detailed monograph combines an exhaustive knowlwdge of the transmission, in both manuscript and print forms, of Chaucerian and Lydgatian texts with a theoretical interest in the status Read more...

 
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