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Later medieval English literature

Gray, Douglas

Later medieval English literature

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English literature -- Middle English, 1100-1500 -- History and criticism.,
  • English literature -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementDouglas Gray.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR291 .G73 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 712 p. ;
    Number of Pages712
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19907790M
    ISBN 109780198122180
    LC Control Number2008299359


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Get this from a library. Later medieval English literature. [Douglas Gray] -- "The remarkable and diverse literature produced in the fascinating later medieval period - one of war, transitions, and challenges - is not as widely known as it deserves to be.

In this descriptive. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

English literature - English literature - Later Middle English prose: The continuity of a tradition in English prose writing, linking the later with the early Middle English period, is somewhat clearer than that detected in verse.

The Ancrene Wisse, for example, continued to be copied and adapted to suit changing tastes and circumstances. But sudden and brilliant imaginative phenomena. "Voice in Later Medieval English Literature: Public Interiorities, then, is iterative and opinionated, fluent and capacious, and it promises to open new paths of inquiry for an array of readers." -- Julie Orlemanski, Modern Philology.

About the by: 8. Later Medieval English Literature 1st Edition. by Douglas Gray (Author) › Visit Amazon's Douglas Gray Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central. Douglas Gray (Author) ISBN Cited by: The remarkable and diverse literature produced in the fascinating later medieval period - one of war, transitions, and challenges - is not as widely known as it deserves to be.

In this descriptive guide the pre-eminent scholar of medieval literature Douglas Gray provides the non-specialist reader with an illuminating account of the extensive literature written in English from the death.

David Lawton approaches later medieval English vernacular culture in terms of voice. As texts and discourses shift in translation and in use from one language to another, antecedent texts are revoiced in ways that recreate them (as public interiorities) without effacing their history or future.

The remarkable and diverse literature produced in the fascinating later medieval period - one of war, transitions, and challenges - is not as widely known as it deserves to be. In this descriptive guide the pre-eminent scholar of medieval literature Douglas Gray provides the non-specialist Price: $ The later Middle English and early Renaissance periods.

One of the most important factors in the nature and development of English literature between about and was the peculiar linguistic situation in England at the beginning of the period. Among the small minority of the population that could be regarded as literate, bilingualism and even trilingualism were common.

Old English literature, or Anglo-Saxon literature, encompasses the surviving literature written in Old English in Anglo-Saxon England, in the period after the settlement of the Saxons and other Germanic tribes in England (Jutes and the Angles) c.

after the withdrawal of the Romans, and "ending soon after the Norman Conquest" in These works include genres such as. Read this book on Questia. Apart from Owl and Nightingale, Layamon Brut, and a small group of religious pieces-Ancrene Riwle, Sawles Warde, and some others-there is little in English literature between the end of the eleventh century and the beginning.

The genre thus offers a compelling entry point for exploring religious history from the ground up. Despite its value to scholars of medieval religion, history, and literature, this genre has nearly escaped the notice of modern critical by: 2.

The essays in this volume consider the ways in which material and intellectual culture both shaped and were shaped by the literature of late medieval England. The first section, "Textual Material," reflects on cultural and social issues generally referred to as the History of Ideas, and how those ideas manifest in later medieval English texts.

the cambridge history of MEDIEVAL ENGLISH LITERATURE This is the Þrst full-scale history of medieval English literature for nearly a century. Thirty-three distinguished contributors o×er a collaborative account of literature composed or transmitted in England, Wales, Ireland and Scotland between the Norman Conquest and the death of Henry VIII.

Writing, Authority, and Religion: Women in the Early Middle Ages. Taught by Johanna Kramer. This course is dedicated to the study of women in both the literature and the history of early medieval England, covering texts produced ca.

to ca. C.E. English to Middle English, feudalism, and the Medieval “romance” which came from the French speaking Anglo-Normans. Romances characteristically revolve around similar themes of members of the lower nobility trying to rise in status, the young entering adulthood and their fears, and individuals being cast out of society and returning as part of a stronger unit.

with the same woman – later used by William Shakespeare and John Fletcher as the source for their play, The Two Noble Kinsmen). Recommended edition: it’s worth reading Chaucer in the original Middle English, and the superb edition of Chaucer’s collected works, The Riverside Chaucer: Reissued with a new foreword by Christopher Cannon, contains some very useful.

England in the Middle Ages concerns the history of England during the medieval period, from the end of the 5th century through to the start of the Early Modern period in When England emerged from the collapse of the Roman Empire, the economy was in tatters and many of the towns abandoned.

After several centuries of Germanic immigration, new identities and. Medieval English Literature An introduction to the literature of the "Middle English" period (ca.

), concentrating on the emergence of English as a literary language in the twelfth and early thirteenth centuries and on some of the great.

Middle English (abbreviated to ME) was a form of the English language spoken after the Norman conquest () until the late 15th century. English underwent distinct variations and developments following the Old English period. Scholarly opinion varies, but the Oxford English Dictionary specifies the period when Middle English was spoken as being from to Early form: Old English.

Professor Lawton has published nine books and many articles and book chapters in English literary and cultural studies and in medieval studies.

He has recently published a complete edition of Chaucer's work for Norton, and another of "The Canterbury Tales," and in published a book on voice in medieval literature. Medieval Literature. STUDY. PLAY. -Wider interest in texts later prompted editing and re-editing of old texts, not just the studying of literature though not a priest.

Is modern in its craftsmanship appeal to English authors, but Medieval in its teaching intent and conventional portrayals. Surface accessibility, but interpretation of. I recently published The Oxford History of Classical Reception in English Literature vol.

1, (). Other recent work includes essays on commentary and gloss, and on Aristotle's Rhetoric in medieval England. My current project is a book on emotion and the history of rhetoric. Read the full-text online edition of New Directions in Later Medieval Manuscript Studies ().

), and Manuscripts and Texts: Editorial Problems in Later Middle English Literature, Essays from the Conference at the University of York (Cambridge: D. Brewer, ). the conferences were continued, on a slightly different basis and.

This book studies attitudes toward secular literature during the later Middle Ages. Exploring two related medieval justifications of literary pleasure—one finding hygienic or therapeutic value in entertainment, and another stressing the psychological and ethical rewards of taking time out from work in order to refresh oneself—Glending Olson reveals that, contrary to much recent opinion Cited by: The essays in this collection honor Helen Damico's extensive interests in Old Norse and later medieval literatures as well as her primary focus on Anglo-Saxon studies, embracing Old English poetry, archaeology, art history, paleography, liturgy, landscape and gender.

- the degree of education and literacy of the nobility, emphasising the extent to which nobles were well-read and contributed themselves to literature - how during the later Middle Ages the English nobility evolved The core of this book is a set of lectures delivered in /5.

Cambridge Core - Anglo Saxon and Medieval Literature - The Cambridge History of Medieval English Literature - edited by David Wallace. This session will explore the use of voice, dialogue, and conversation in later medieval religious literature, including texts produced during the high and late Middle Ages (c.

The session will engage with current scholarly discourse from a number of disciplinary angles, including studies of the performativity and rhetoric of medieval religious texts as well as the. Monsters abound in Old and Middle English literature, from Grendel and his mother in Beowulf to those found in medieval romances such as Sir Gowther.

Through a close examination of the way in which their bodies are sexed and gendered, and drawing from postmodern theories of gender, identity, and subjectivity, this book interrogates medieval. This was the first full-scale history of medieval English literature for nearly a century.

Thirty-three distinguished contributors offer a collaborative account of literature composed or transmitted in England, Wales, Ireland and Scotland between the Norman conquest and the death of Henry VIII in The volume has five sections: 'After the Norman 3/5(1). 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:. Geoffrey Chaucer (), ‘Father of English poetry’ a poet who demonstrated the potential of Middle English as a literary language.

He was the son of a wealthy London wine merchant; he became a page in a noble household, and later a high official in the royal service. He travelled widely in Europe negotiating financial treaties for the. Tallage-at-Will in Later Medieval England * Mark Bailey.

University of East Anglia. Tallage-at-Will in Later Medieval England, The English Historical Review, VolumeIssueFebruaryLiterature and Complaint in England, – (Oxford, ), pp. 17 Author: Mark Bailey. 19th-Century American Literature See Reading List.

British Women’s Literature See Reading List. Robyn Warhol, ed. Feminisms (rev. ed.) *Kempe, Margery (c. The Book of Margery Kempe. Meech and H. Allen. Early English Text Society (autobiography) *Norwich, Julian of. Revelations of Divine Love.

Introduction to Medieval Literature: Old English, Middle English, and Historical Context dictated The Book of Margery So it's a real source for a lot of the later stuff that we think of.

Medieval Literature (c. – c. ) The Medieval period runs from the end of Late Antiquity in the fourth century to the English Renaissance of the late fifteenth century. The early portion of the Medieval period in England is dominated by Anglo-Saxons, whose language is incomprehensible to today's speakers of English.

I start the chronology in the Department, with courses on Old and Middle English language and literature, and the history of the English language. I am especially interested in Anglo-Scandinavian relations towards the end of the Anglo-Saxon period, and, in the later period, late fourteenth- and fifteenth-century devotional texts.

The Book of Psalms had a profound impact on English literature from the Anglo-Saxon to the late medieval period. This collection examines the various ways in which they shaped medieval English thoughtand contributed to the emergence of an English literary canon.

It brings into dialogue experts on. The prose, poetry and drama of the later medieval period (roughly ) in England and Scotland offer a remarkably rich subject for advanced literary study.

This programme allows you to pursue individual projects in Scottish and/or English literature within a wider interdisciplinary understanding of the period as a whole. If you can get past all the crying she does, Margery truly is one of the more interesting characters of the Medieval Period.

The Book of Margery Kempe. Margery Kempe's only (awesome) work is a spiritual autobiography. It falls within the genre of visionary literature.

Oh, and check this fun tidbit: Kempe was actually illiterate.Rigby, S. H. () English Society in the Later Middle Ages: Deference, Ambition and Conflict, in A Companion to Medieval English Literature and Culture cc (ed P.

Brown), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: /ch3.