A Companion to Medieval Poetry by Corinne Saunders

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A significant other 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, heart English and Post-Chaucerian classes, each one part is brought with contextual essays, delivering a priceless creation to the society and tradition of the time Combines a basic 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 by means of eminent students, together with Andy Orchard, Carl Schmidt, Douglas grey, and Barry Windeatt, who current a number of theoretical, historic, and cultural techniques to examining medieval poetry, in addition to delivering shut research of person texts and traditions

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