Old and Middle English Poetry to 1500: A Guide to Information Sources

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Gale Research Company, Jan 1, 1976 - Reference - 454 pages
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Contents

Introduction xiii
Abbreviations xix
GENERAL REFERENCE
Historical and Cultural Background
15
Literary History and General Commentary
21
Anthologies of Criticism and Festschriften
27
Literary Topics Themes Traditions
35
Poetics Rhetoric Style
43
Verse Sermons Proverbs Miscellaneous Didactic Poetry
233
Moral and Religious Treatises in Verse
241
Metrical Saints Lives and Religious Legends
247
Verse Chronicles
257
Romances
263
Geoffrey Chaucer
303
John Gower
341
XXII
361

Language
53
TEXTS AND COMMENTARY
57
ANDREAS and JUDITH
75
Caedmonian Poetry
93
Cynewulfian Poetry
101
Minor Didactic Devotional and Liturgical Poems
113
Folk Wisdom
121
Riddles
129
Miscellaneous Poems
137
GENERAL REFERENCE
143
Collections
151
Historical and Cultural Background
157
Literary History and General Studies
165
Anthologies of Criticism and Festschriften
173
Literary Topics Themes Traditions
179
Poetics Rhetoric Style
199
VIII Language
205
Manuscripts and Printed Books
211
Literary Debates and Dialogues
223
FifteenthCentury Poets
387
John Russell
396
Anonymous Poems
397
Scottish Poets
403
Reference Works and General Commentary
404
Individual Authors Texts and Commentary
406
William Dunbar
407
Blind Hary
408
Robert Henryson
409
Sir Richard Holland
411
Walter Kennedy
412
Ballads
417
B Reference Works and General Commentary
418
INDEXES
421
Medieval Authors and Titles Index
423
Subject Index
437
Modern Editors and Commentators Index
443
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