Text and language in medieval English prose

a festschrift for Tadao Kubouchi
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Peter Lang , Frankfurt am Main, New York
English philology -- Middle English, 1100-1500., English philology -- Old English, ca. 450-
Statementedited by Akio Oizumi, Jacek Fisiak, and John Scahill.
SeriesStudies in English medieval language and literature ;, v. 12, Studies in English medieval language and literature ;, Bd. 12.
ContributionsKubouchi, Tadao, 1939-, Oizumi, Akio, 1935-, Fisiak, Jacek., Scahill, John.
LC ClassificationsPE508.K83 T49 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3430264M
ISBN 100820498343
LC Control Number2005055172

Text and Language in Medieval English Prose is a collection of essays featuring new scholarship in the field of medieval English philology in general and medieval English prose in particular.

Text and Language in Medieval English Prose by Akio Oizumi,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Text and Language in Medieval English Prose is a collection of essays featuring new scholarship in the field of medieval English philology in general and medieval English prose in particular, presented in honour of Tadao Kubouchi.

Many of the contribution. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xvii, pages ; 21 cm. Series Title: Studies in English medieval. The manuscripts alone numbered over 5, and the of these which contain Middle English prose are indexed in this Handlist.

These are divided fairly evenly between religious and secular texts: Rawlinson does not seem to have been interested in any particular genre; if a book was old and deemed to be of historical interest it entered his. Sir Thomas Malory was another gifted prose-writer of the Middle English period.

His famous book, Le Morte d’Arthur, presents in a poetic language the romantic and adventurous legends connected with Lancelot’s love for Guinevere and the legends connected with the battle between Lancelot and Arthur.

An indispensable tool for research for all those interested in the language, literature, history and culture of medieval England. SCRIPTORIUM The degree of scholarship in the entries is impressive, and provides yet more evidence of the extent to which the IMEP is fundamentally altering our knowledge of Middle English texts and their relationships.

This collection of Middle English texts was assembled from works contributed by University of Michigan faculty and from texts provided by the Oxford Text Archive, as well as works created specifically for the Corpus by the HTI. The HTI is grateful for the permission of all contributors.

The archive was last updated in February Millett, Bella, and Wogan-Browne, Jocelyn, eds. Medieval English Prose for Women: Selections from the Katherine Group and ‘Ancrene Wisse’. Oxford: Clarendon Press, Rptd A useful parallel-text edition with the full version of Hali Meðhad and Sawles Warde.

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