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By Corinne Saunders

A significant other to Medieval Poetry offers a sequence of unique essays from major 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, offering a necessary 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 golf green Knight , Chaucer, Gower and Langland positive aspects unique essays via eminent students, together with Andy Orchard, Carl Schmidt, Douglas grey, and Barry Windeatt, who current a number theoretical, ancient, and cultural techniques to examining medieval poetry, in addition to providing shut research of person texts and traditions

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