Pursuing History: Middle English Manuscripts and Their Texts

Pursuing History: Middle English Manuscripts and Their Texts

by Ralph Hanna III
     
 

“Ralph Hanna has no peer in Middle English textual studies. . . . This is a wholly original and exciting work, unlike any other available from any book or scholar I know of.”—Anne Middleton, University of California, Berkeley
“This book is important and valuable for many kinds of readers. . . . Hanna challenges us to participate in the

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“Ralph Hanna has no peer in Middle English textual studies. . . . This is a wholly original and exciting work, unlike any other available from any book or scholar I know of.”—Anne Middleton, University of California, Berkeley
“This book is important and valuable for many kinds of readers. . . . Hanna challenges us to participate in the textual mapping of manuscript culture in England before Chaucer was canonized as the center. . . . The volume also has tremendous potential for introducing our students to manuscript culture.”—Envoi

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"Ralph Hanna has no peer in Middle English textual studies. . . . This is a wholly original and exciting work, unlike any other available from any book or scholar I know of."—Anne Middleton, University of California, Berkeley

"This book is important and valuable for many kinds of readers. . . . Hanna challenges us to participate in the textual mapping of manuscript culture in England before Chaucer was canonized as the center. . . . The volume also has tremendous potential for introducing our students to manuscript culture."—Envoi

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780804726139
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
Publication date:
08/28/1996
Series:
Figurae: Reading Medieval Culture Series
Edition description:
1
Pages:
376
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.20(d)

Meet the Author

Ralph Hanna, III, is Professor of English at the University of California, Riverside. As the reports make clear, he is a leading authority on Middle English manuscripts.

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