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By Corinne Saunders

A spouse to Medieval Poetry offers a sequence of unique essays from prime literary students that discover English poetry from the Anglo-Saxon interval as much as the fifteenth century. Organised into 3 components to echo the chronological and stylistic divisions among the Anglo-Saxon, center English and Post-Chaucerian classes, every one part is brought with contextual essays, delivering a precious creation to the society and tradition of the time Combines a common dialogue of genres of medieval poetry, with particular attention of texts and authors, together with Beowulf , Sir Gawain and the fairway Knight , Chaucer, Gower and Langland positive factors unique essays through eminent students, together with Andy Orchard, Carl Schmidt, Douglas grey, and Barry Windeatt, who current more than a few theoretical, historic, and cultural techniques to interpreting medieval poetry, in addition to supplying shut research of person texts and traditions

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