The Resource The Oxford handbook of medieval literature in English, edited by Elaine Treharne and Greg Walker with the assistance of William Green

The Oxford handbook of medieval literature in English, edited by Elaine Treharne and Greg Walker with the assistance of William Green

The Oxford handbook of medieval literature in English
The Oxford handbook of medieval literature in English
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edited by Elaine Treharne and Greg Walker with the assistance of William Green
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Medieval literature in English
The study of medieval literature has experienced a revolution in the last two decades, which has reinvigorated many parts of the discipline and changed the shape of the subject in relation to the scholarship of the previous generation. 'New' texts (laws and penitentials, women's writing, drama records), innovative fields and objects of study (the history of the book, the study of space and the body, medieval masculinities), and original ways of studying them (the Sociology of the Text, performance studies) have emerged. This has brought fresh vigour and impetus to medieval studies, and impacted significantly on cognate periods and areas. The Oxford Handbook of Medieval Literature in English brings together the insights of these new fields and approaches with those of more familiar texts and methods of study, to provide a comprehensive overview of the state of medieval literature today. It also returns to first principles in posing fundamental questions about the nature, scope, and significance of the discipline, and the directions that it might take in the next decade
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.O95 2012eb
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  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
  • handbooks
The Oxford handbook of medieval literature in English, edited by Elaine Treharne and Greg Walker with the assistance of William Green
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Includes bibliographical references and indexes
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  • Simon Horobin
  • Writing, authority, and bureaucracy
  • Nicholas Perkins
  • The impact of print :
  • the perceived worth of the printed book in England, 1476-1575
  • Elizabeth Evenden
  • Literary consumption.
  • Literature and the cultural elites
  • Ralph Hanna
  • The verse of heroes
  • Speaking of the medieval
  • Jayne Carroll
  • Insular romance
  • Siân Echard
  • A York primer and its alphabet :
  • reading women in a lay household
  • Nicola Mcdonald
  • Performing communities :
  • civic religious drama
  • John J. McGavin
  • Literature, clerical and lay.
  • Elaine Treharne
  • Change and continuity :
  • the English sermon before 1250
  • Bella Millett
  • Authorizing female piety
  • Diane Watt
  • Visions and visionaries
  • Andrew Galloway
  • Writing, heresy, and the anticlerical muse
  • Mishtooni Bose
  • Acquiring wisdom :
  • Literary production.
  • teaching texts and the lore of the people
  • Daniel Anlezark
  • Literary realities.
  • The Yorkshire partisans and the literature of popular discontent
  • Andrew Prescott
  • The Gothic turn and twelfth-century English chronicles
  • Thomas A. Bredehoft
  • Anti-social reform :
  • writing rebellion
  • Stephen Kelly
  • Books and manuscripts
  • Secular medieval drama
  • Elisabeth Dutton
  • Sweit rois- delytsum lyllie :
  • metaphorical and real flowers in medieval verse
  • Gillian Rudd
  • Complex identities.
  • Authority, constraint, and the writing of the medieval self
  • Kathryn Kerby-Fulton
  • Complex identities :
  • selves and others
  • A.S.G. Edwards
  • Kathy Lavezzo
  • The chosen people :
  • spiritual identities
  • Samantha Zacher
  • Individuality
  • Alcuin Blamires
  • Emergent Englishness
  • Jacqueline Stodnick
  • Literary place, space, and time.
  • Regions and communities
  • Textual copying and transmission
  • Helen Fulton
  • The city and the text :
  • London literature
  • Alison Wiggins
  • Reading communities
  • Wendy Scase
  • Scottish writing
  • Elizabeth Elliot
  • Places of the imagination :
  • the Gawain-poet
  • Orietta Da Rold
  • Thorlac Turville-Petre
  • Literary journeys.
  • Pilgrimages, travel writing, and the medieval exotic
  • Jeffrey Jerome Cohen
  • Britain :
  • ordinary myths and the stories of peoples
  • Anke Bernau
  • Maps and margins :
  • other lands, other peoples
  • Alfred Hiatt
  • The professionalization of writing
  • Monsters and the exotic in medieval England
  • Asa Simon Mittman and Susan M. Kim
  • Spiritual quest and social space :
  • texts of hard travel for God on Earth and in the heart
  • Mary Baine Campbell
  • Epilogue.
  • When did "the medieval" end :
  • retrospection, foresight, and the end(s) of the English Middle Ages
  • Greg Walker
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1 online resource (xiii, 774 pages)
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  • (OCoLC)903491380
  • oho0191743895

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