Owl and the Nightingale / Edition 1

Owl and the Nightingale / Edition 1

by Neil Cartlidge
     
 

The Owl and the Nightingale is one of the first long comic poems in the English Language, surviving from the period between the Norman Conquest of England and the age of Chaucer.See more details below

Overview

The Owl and the Nightingale is one of the first long comic poems in the English Language, surviving from the period between the Norman Conquest of England and the age of Chaucer.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780859896900
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
Publication date:
01/28/2001
Series:
Medieval Texts and Studies Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
9.70(w) x 6.90(h) x 0.60(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgements
Abbreviations
Introduction
A: Authorship, Date and Provenance
B: Critical Reception
C: Contexts and Sources
D: Circulation and Transmission
E: Linguistic Features
F: This Edition

The Owl and the Nightingale

Explanatory Notes
Appendices to the Explanatory Notes
A: Owls contrasted with Nightingales
B: The Fable of the Hawk and the Nightingale
C: The Owl's Wickedness and the Darkness
D: The Fable of the Hawk and the Owl
E: Nicholas of Guildford
F: The Nightingale as the "Bird of Love"
G: The Knight, the Lady and the Nightingale
H: Jealous Husbands
J: Violent Husbands
Textual and Linguistic Notes
Bibliography
A: Dictionaries
B: Other Works of Reference
C: Editions, Translations, Facsimiles and Concordances of The Owl and the Nightingale
D: Editions, Translations and Facsimiles of other Medieval Works
E: Bibliography of Secondary Texts
F: Supplementary Bibliography
Glossary

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