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Essays on Ricardian Literature: In Honour of J.A. Burrow
     

Essays on Ricardian Literature: In Honour of J.A. Burrow

by J. A. Burrow, Thorlac Turville-Petre, Charlotte C. Morse
 

ISBN-10: 0198182821

ISBN-13: 9780198182825

Pub. Date: 11/06/1997

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

This collection develops issues and themes first broached in John Burrow's groundbreaking book Ricardian Poetry and incorporates a bibliography of his published writings, which have revolutionized critical appreciation of medieval literature. The contributors to this volume, all leading scholars, explore such areas as the status of Anglo-Latin and the influence of

Overview

This collection develops issues and themes first broached in John Burrow's groundbreaking book Ricardian Poetry and incorporates a bibliography of his published writings, which have revolutionized critical appreciation of medieval literature. The contributors to this volume, all leading scholars, explore such areas as the status of Anglo-Latin and the influence of French culture on the Ricardian court, offer radical re-readings of some more familiar works, such as Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Pearl, and Patience, and demonstrate how closely the literature of the period is bound up with political and social conditions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198182825
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
11/06/1997
Pages:
378
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.20(d)
Lexile:
1660L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Preface
1. A Ricardian I: The Narrator of Troilus and Criseyde, A. C. Spearing
2. Pre-empting Closure in The Canterbury Tales: Old Endings, New Beginnings, Derek Pearsall
3. Women's Piety and Women's Power: Chaucer's Prioress Reconsidered, Carol M. Meale
4. From Muses to Blacksmiths: Italian Trecento Poetics and the Reception of Dante in The House of Fame, N. R. Havely
5. French Culture and the Ricardian Court, Ardis Butterfield
6. Anglo-Latin in the Ricardian Age, A. G. Rigg
7. Looking for a Sign: The Quest for Nominalism in Chaucer and Langland, A. J. Minnis
8. Ricardian Trouthe: A Legal Perspective, R. F. Green
9. Ricardian Romance? Critiques and Vindications, Nicolas Jacobs
10. The World and Heart of Thomas Usk, Stephen Medcalf
11. The Perfection of the Pentangle and of Sir Gawain in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Gerald Morgan
12. The Pearl-Poet in his Fayre Regioun, Thorlac Turville-Petre
13. Patience and Authority, John Scattergood
14. From Ricardian Poetry to Ricardian Studies, Charlotte C. Morse
15. J. A. Burrow: A Bibliography, C. J. Burrow
Preface
1. A Ricardian I: The Narrator of Troilus and Criseyde, A. C. Spearing
2. Pre-empting Closure in The Canterbury Tales: Old Endings, New Beginnings, Derek Pearsall
3. Women's Piety and Women's Power: Chaucer's Prioress Reconsidered, Carol M. Meale
4. From Muses to Blacksmiths: Italian Trecento Poetics and the Reception of Dante in The House of Fame, N. R. Havely
5. French Culture and the Ricardian Court, Ardis Butterfield
6. Anglo-Latin in the Ricardian Age, A. G. Rigg
7. Looking for a Sign: The Quest for Nominalism in Chaucer and Langland, A. J. Minnis
8. Ricardian Trouthe: A Legal Perspective, R. F. Green
9. Ricardian Romance? Critiques and Vindications, Nicolas Jacobs
10. The World and Heart of Thomas Usk, Stephen Medcalf
11. The Perfection of the Pentangle and of Sir Gawain in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Gerald Morgan
12. The Pearl-Poet in his Fayre Regioun, Thorlac Turville-Petre
13. Patience and Authority, John Scattergood
14. From Ricardian Poetry to Ricardian Studies, Charlotte C. Morse
15. J. A. Burrow: A Bibliography, C. J. Burrow

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