Ancrene Wisse: A Corrected Edition of the Text in Cambridge, Corpus Christi College, MS 402, with Variants from Other Manuscripts

Ancrene Wisse: A Corrected Edition of the Text in Cambridge, Corpus Christi College, MS 402, with Variants from Other Manuscripts

by Bella Millett
     
 

ISBN-10: 0199205760

ISBN-13: 9780199205769

Pub. Date: 04/15/2008

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

The second volume of this edition of Ancrene Wisse includes a general introduction, on institutional and historical context, sources and influences, structure and style. The extensive explanatory notes include material on the text's historical, theological, and literary background. The introduction summarizes recent research on this important text and others

Overview

The second volume of this edition of Ancrene Wisse includes a general introduction, on institutional and historical context, sources and influences, structure and style. The extensive explanatory notes include material on the text's historical, theological, and literary background. The introduction summarizes recent research on this important text and others associated with it in the Middle Ages; it offers a discussion of the text's origin which relates it to broader contemporary developments in preaching and pastoral care. The glossary, supplied by Richard Dance, is supplemented by discussion of specific textual and philological problems and offers a definitive guide to the language.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199205769
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
04/15/2008
Series:
Early English Text Society Original Series, #326
Pages:
536
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 5.40(h) x 2.00(d)

Table of Contents



Vol 1
Preface
Bibliography
Text and Textual Commentary
Critical Apparatus

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