The Palis of Honoure

The Palis of Honoure

by Gavin Douglas
     
 

This volume serves as an excellent introduction to Middle English, Scottish poetry. Gavin Douglas's The Palis of Honoure is a dream poem from early sixteenth-century Scotland. It operates within the courtly tradition of Scottish poetry, establishing a dichotomy of earthly and heavenly things, instructing the audience in becoming more like the heavenly things in their…  See more details below

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This volume serves as an excellent introduction to Middle English, Scottish poetry. Gavin Douglas's The Palis of Honoure is a dream poem from early sixteenth-century Scotland. It operates within the courtly tradition of Scottish poetry, establishing a dichotomy of earthly and heavenly things, instructing the audience in becoming more like the heavenly things in their comportment. This edition includes an ample gloss and notes, as well as an informative introduction and glossary, making it a perfect edition for use in classrooms of all levels.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781879288256
Publisher:
Medieval Institute Publications
Publication date:
01/01/1993
Series:
TEAMS Middle English Texts Series
Pages:
148

Meet the Author

David Parkinson is a Professor of English at the University of Saskatchewan. His research interests include the late medieval and early modern literature of Scotland.

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