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Middle English Literature / Edition 1
     

Middle English Literature / Edition 1

by Christopher Cannon
 

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ISBN-10: 0745624421

ISBN-13: 9780745624426

Pub. Date: 04/15/2008

Publisher: Wiley

This history restores Middle English literature to the rich culture that produced it by means of five unusual categories (technology, insurgency, statecraft, place, and jurisdiction). It also uses these categories to show how this literature was remarkably effective, able to shape this larger culture in its turn.

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This history restores Middle English literature to the rich culture that produced it by means of five unusual categories (technology, insurgency, statecraft, place, and jurisdiction). It also uses these categories to show how this literature was remarkably effective, able to shape this larger culture in its turn.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780745624426
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/15/2008
Series:
Polity Cultural History of Literature Series , #26
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
1,382,267
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction.

1. Technology.

Romance.

Confession.

Printing.

2. Insurgency.

Complaint.

Satire.

The Rise of English.

3. Statecraft.

Censorship.

Propaganda.

Counsel.

4. Place.

The Schoolroom.

Religious Communities.

The Household.

Cities and Towns.

The Way or the Street.

5. Jurisdiction.

The Church.

Laughter.

The Aesthetic.

Resources for Research.

Chronology.

Works Cited.

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