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Title From the Norman Conquest to the Black Death : an anthology of writings from England / edited by Douglas Gray

Publ Info Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2011
 RWU Main Library  PA8163 .F766 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript xv, 590 pages : 3 maps ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Conquest and conqueror -- Early Anglo-Latin religious prose -- Science, learning, and instructive stories -- Early, Anglo-Latin historians, scholars, encyclopedists, and entertainers -- "The matter of Britain" : Geoffrey of Monmouth -- Early Anglo-Norman poetry : Benedeit's Voyage of St Brendan -- Anglo-Norman verse chronicles -- English in the earlier period -- Science, learning, and instruction : twelfth and thirteenth centuries -- "The matter of Britain" in English : Layamon's Brut -- Anglo-Latin poetry : songs and satire -- Saint's lives and visions -- Anglo-Norman romances -- Romances and outlaw tales -- Tales of Antiquity -- Short romances and lais : Marie de France -- Fables and animal stories : Marie de France and others -- Debate : The owl and the nightingale -- Burlesque, parody, merry tale -- Early Middle English religious prose : the "Katherine group", the "wooing group", and Ancrene Wisse -- Moral and religious verse and prose -- English romances -- Lyrics : Anglo-Norman and Middle English -- Drama -- Later chroniclers, scholars, and theologians -- English narrative in the earlier fourteenth century : Robert Mannyng -- Earlier fourteenth-century alliterative poems -- Earlier fourteenth-century mystical writing : Richard Rolle -- Private devotion : Henry of Lancaster's Le livre de Seyntz medicines -- Wonders of the East : Mandeville's travels
LC subject Latin literature, Medieval and modern -- Translations into English
Anglo-Norman literature -- Translations into English
English literature -- Middle English, 1100-1500
Great Britain -- History -- Medieval period, 1066-1485 -- Sources
Add Author Gray, Douglas, 1930-
ISBN 9780198123538 (hbk.)
0198123531 (hbk.)