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Essays on medieval literature /
J.A. Burrow.
imprint
Oxford [Oxfordshire] ; New York : Clarendon Press, c1984.
description
iv, 218 p. ; 22 cm.
ISBN
0198111878 :
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imprint
Oxford [Oxfordshire] ; New York : Clarendon Press, c1984.
isbn
0198111878 :
catalogue key
94682
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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"This striking collection of essays on Middle English Literature is likely to give new hope to those scholars who have come to plod through the specialist journals with increasing weariness, since it indicates how much light can still be shed on even the most familiar Middle English works."--Times Literary Supplement
"This striking collection of essays on Middle English Literature is likely to give new hope to those scholars who have come to plod through the specialist journals with increasing weariness, since it indicates how much light can still be shed on even the most familiar Middle English works."-- Times Literary Supplement
"This striking collection of essays on Middle English Literature is likely to give new hope to those scholars who have come to plod through the specialist journals with increasing weariness, since it indicates how much light can still be shed on even the most familiar Middle English works."--TimesLiterary Supplement
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Table of Contents
Abbreviationsp. vi
Poems Without Contexts: The Rawlinson Lyricsp. 1
Chaucer's Knight's Tale And The Three Ages Of Manp. 27
Irony In The Merchant's Talep. 49
Four Notes On Chaucer's Sir Thopasp. 60
An Agony in Three Fitsp. 61
'Listeth, Lordes'p. 66
The Title 'Sir'p. 69
'Worly under Wede'p. 74
The Action Of Langland's Second Visionp. 79
The Audience Of Piers Plowmanp. 102
Postscriptp. 113
Honour And Shame In Sir Gaw Ain And The Green Knightp. 117
Fantasy And Language In The Cloud Of Unknowingp. 132
Henryson: The Preaching Of The Swallowp. 148
The Poet As Petitionerp. 161
'Young Saint, Old Devil': Reflections On A Medieval Proverbp. 177
Allegory: The Literal Levelp. 192
Indexp. 213
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