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A Companion to the Middle English Lyric

by Thomas G. Duncan

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Published by D.S.Brewer .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Vocal music,
  • c 1000 CE to c 1500,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • England,
  • English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Reference,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / American,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / Reference,
  • Literary Criticism : English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Literature: History & Criticism,
  • Medieval,
  • Christian poetry, English (Middle),
  • English poetry,
  • History and criticism,
  • Middle English, 1100-1500

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages328
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11907026M
    ISBN 101843840650
    ISBN 109781843840657

    This Companion spans four full centuries to survey this most formative and turbulent era in the history of literature in English. Exploring the period's key authors - Chaucer, Langland, the Gawain-Poet, Margery Kempe, among many - and genres - plays, romances, poems and epics - the book offers an overview of the riches of medieval writing. Meyer Howard Abrams is an American literary critic, known for works on Romanticism, in particular his book The Mirror and the a powerful contrast, Abrams shows that until the Romantics, literature was usually understood as a mirror, reflecting the real world, in some kind of mimesis; but for the Romantics, writing was more like a lamp: the light of the writer's inner soul /5(2).

    Download PDF: Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following location(s): (external link); https://pure Author: Sebastian Sobecki. John Scattergood, “The love lyric before Chaucer,” in A Companion to the Middle English Lyric, ed. Thomas G. Duncan (Suffolk, UK: Boydell & Brewer, ), 8. Lincoln’s Inn Hale MS , ca. , Hale Manuscripts, Lincoln’s Inn Society Library, London.

      The Book of Common Prayer () This is a preview Gender and Voice in Middle English Religious Lyrics. In A Companion to the Middle English Lyric, ed. Thomas Gibson Duncan, vol. Cambridge: D.S. Brewer. In What Kind of a Thing Is a Middle English Lyric? ed. Cristina Maria Cervone and Nicholas Watson. Philadelphia: University of Author: Barbara Zimbalist.   A Companion to the Middle English Lyric Winner of a CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title Award The Middle English lyric occupies a place of considerable importance in the history of English : Norman Sykes.


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A Companion to the Middle English Lyric by Thomas G. Duncan Download PDF EPUB FB2

In the history of English literature, the emergence of the Middle English lyric is an event of considerable significance on several counts. One is a matter of poetic form. Readers of short poems in English from Chaucer to the present day might be tempted to think that such poems had always been written in stanza form.

Get this from a library. A companion to the Middle English lyric. [Thomas G Duncan;] -- Aims to provide both background information on and assessments of the lyric. This work includes features of formal and thematic importance: they are rhyme scheme, stanzaic form, the carol genre, love.

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Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ Paperback "Please retry" Price: $ ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xxv, pages ; 24 cm: Contents: Introduction - Thomas G.

DuncanMiddle English Lyrics and Manuscripts - Julia BoffeyMiddle English Lyrics: Metre and Editorial Practice - Thomas G. DuncanThe Love Lyric before Chaucer - John ScattergoodMoral and Penitential Lyrics. A Companion to Old and Middle English Literature is an essential reference guide for period scholarship because it examines English medieval literature comprehensively by genres.

Written by academics who recognized this critical need, the text classifies early British literature by time and type using genres in an effort to significantly increase our understanding of textual. The Middle English lyric occupies a place of considerable importance in the history of English literature.

Here, for the first time in English, are found many features of formal and thematic importance: they include rhyme scheme, stanzaic form, the carol genre, love poetry in the manner of the troubadour poets, and devotional poems focusing on.

Old and Middle English literature can be obscure and challenging. So, too, can the vast body of criticism it has elicited. Yet the masters of medieval literature often drew on similar texts, since imitation was admired. For this reason, recent scholarship has often focused on the importance of genre.

The genre in which a work was written can illuminate the author's intentions and the. A Companion to the Middle English Lyric by Thomas G. Duncan,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(3). Poems that Speak Volumes: Lydgate's Thoroughfare of Woe, and Lyric as Epitome - Julia Boffey 'Short song is good in ale': Charles d'Orléans and Authorial Intentions in the Middle English Ballade 84 - Denis Renevey All Adam's Children: The Early Middle English Lyric in Oxford, Jesus College, MS 29 (II) - Susanna Fein.

(shelved 3 times as middle-english) avg rating — 10, ratings — published Want to Read saving. This Norton Critical Edition offers one of the largest collections of Middle English lyrics ever made available to the college student.

It is the only anthology which includes all thirty-one English lyrics from MS Harleyall the verses by Friar Herebert printed in Brown XIV, and all the important poems given in Robbins' Secular Lyrics.

In all there are lyrics, arranged thematically.4/5(3). Buy A Companion to the Middle English Lyric Reprint by Thomas G. Duncan, Thomas G.

Duncan (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Paperback. Peter Brown is Professor of Medieval English Literature at the University of Kent.

His book publications include A Companion to Chaucer (Wiley-Blackwell, ), Reading Dreams: The Interpretation of Dreams from Chaucer to Shakespeare (), Chaucer at Work: The Making of the Canterbury Tales () and, with Andrew Butcher, The Age of Saturn: Literature and.

The Cambridge Companion to Medieval English Literature – - edited by Larry Scanlon June Skip to main content Accessibility help We use cookies to distinguish you from other users and to provide you with a better experience on our websites.

The Selden Carol Book is a medieval carol manuscript held by the Bodleian Library in Oxford (Selden MS. Along with the Trinity Carol Roll, with which it shares five contemporaneous carols and texts (for example the Agincourt Carol), it is one of the main sources for 15th century English carols, and like the Trinity Roll contains the music as the well as the texts.

In ‘Middle English Courtly Lyrics: Chaucer to Henry VIII’, Douglas Gray reminds us that ‘it is misleading to present the “courtly lyric” as something totally separate from or opposed to the “popular lyric” ’ ; rather, ‘ “courtly” and “popular” should be seen as the polar extremes of a continuum’ (p.

).Author: Anne Marie D’arcy. This reference is a comprehensive overview of Old and Middle English literature. Chapters focus on particular genres, such as Allegorical Verse, Balladry, Beast Fable, Chronicle, Debate Poetry, Epic and Heroic, Lyric, Middle English Parody/Burlesque, Religious and Allegorical Verse, and.

Theology and Poetry in the Middle English Lyric: A Study of Sacred History and Aesthetic Form. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, [Discusses form and structure of several Marian lyrics in terms of theological implications.]. Readings in Medieval Texts: Interpreting Old and Middle English Literature.

by David Johnson and Elaine Treharne. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 25 [pounds sterling]. ix + pp. isbn: Summary This chapter contains sections titled: Expectations of the Middle English Lyric Characteristics of Lyrics Knowledge of the Poet The Art of.

A Companion to British Literature is a comprehensive guide to British literature and the contexts and ideas that have shaped and transformed it over the past thirteen centuries. Its four volumes cover literature from all periods and places in Britain and demonstrate the wide variety of approaches to studying the subject.‘Middle English Lyrics and Manuscripts’, in A Companion to the Middle English Lyric, ed.

Thomas Duncan (Boydell and Brewer, Woodbridge: ), pp. ‘“Forto Compleyne she had gret desire”: The Grievances Expressed in Two Fifteenth-Century Dream-Visions, in Nation, Court and Culture: New Essays on 15th-century English Poetry, ed. A Companion to Medieval English Literature and Culture, cc challenges readers to think beyond a narrowly defined canon and conventional disciplinary boundaries.

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