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By Corinne Saunders

ISBN-10: 1405159634

ISBN-13: 9781405159630

A better half to Medieval Poetry provides a sequence of unique essays from prime literary students that discover English poetry from the Anglo-Saxon interval as much as the 15th century. Organised into 3 components to echo the chronological and stylistic divisions among the Anglo-Saxon, center English and Post-Chaucerian classes, each one part is brought with contextual essays, offering a worthy creation to the society and tradition of the timeCombines a basic dialogue of genres of medieval poetry, with particular attention of texts and authors, together with Beowulf, Sir Gawain and the golf green Knight, Chaucer, Gower and LanglandFeatures unique essays via eminent students, together with Andy Orchard, Carl Schmidt, Douglas grey, and Barry Windeatt,  who current various theoretical, historic, and cultural techniques to examining medieval poetry, in addition to providing shut research of person texts and traditions

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