The Cambridge History of English Literature: From the Beginnings to the Cycles of Romance

The Cambridge History of English Literature: From the Beginnings to the Cycles of Romance

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ISBN-13: 9781316602195
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 04/15/2016
Pages: 428
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.94(d)

Table of Contents

Prefatory note; 1. The beginnings A. R. Waller; 2. Runes and manuscripts A. C. Paues; 3. Early national poetry H. M. Chadwick; 4. Old English Christian poetry M. Bentinck Smith; 5. Latin writings in England to the time of Alfred M. R. James; 6. Alfred and the Old English prose of his reign P. G. Thomas; 7. From Alfred to the Conquest J. S. Westlake; 8. The Norman Conquest A. R. Waller; 9. Latin chroniclers from the eleventh to the thirteenth centuries W. Lewis Jones; 10. English scholars of Paris and Franciscans of Oxford. Latin literature of England from John of Salisbury to Richard of Bury J. E. Sandys; 11. Early translation English J. W. H. Atkins; 12. The Arthurian legend W. Lewis Jones; 13. Metrical romances, 1200-1500. I W. P. Ker; 14. Metrical romances, 1200-1500. II J. W. H. Atkins; 15. Pearl, Cleanness, Patience and Sir Gawayne Israel Gollancz; 16. Later translation English. I. Legendaries and chroniclers Clara L. Thomson; 17. Later translation English. II. Secular lyrics; tales; social satire A. R. Waller; 18. The prosody of Old and Middle English George Saintsbury; 19. Changes in language to the days of Chaucer Henry Bradley; 20. The Anglo-French law language F. W. Maitland; Appendix to chapter 7 J. S. Westlake.

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