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Readings in Medieval Texts

Interpreting Old and Middle English Literature

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsDavid F. Johnson (Editor), Elaine Treharne (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages408
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7404242M
ISBN 100199261636
ISBN 109780199261635

Get this from a library! Readings in medieval texts: interpreting old and Middle English literature. [David F Johnson; Elaine M Treharne;] -- "Readings in Medieval Texts offers a thorough and accessible introduction to the interpretation and criticism of a broad range of Old and Middle English texts from the eighth to the fifteenth. Patrick J. Geary's highly acclaimed collection of source materials on the Western medieval world is well-known for offering an excellent selection of substantial excerpts—or entire documents wherever possible—from the most widely studied historical texts. This much-anticipated fifth edition features a larger format, as well as enlarged type, to make the .

  Through incisive readings of a broad range of medieval texts and informed by post-structuralist, queer, and feminist theories, The Spectral Jew traces the Jewish presence in Western Europe to show how the body, gender, and sexuality were at the root of the construction of medieval religious anxieties, inconsistencies, and instabilities. By Author: Erika Harlitz-Kern. Readings in Medieval History is a terrific book for a number of reasons. Many students today encounter only secondary source materials in their history courses; in other words, students are immediately presented with a particular historian's opinion of a given source document before he or she is allowed to dive into the readings themselves.5/5(4).

Encoding Medieval Texts In this class we will be looking at the guidelines for encoding medieval manuscripts developed by the TEI (Text Encoding Initiative). Shawn Hawkins (College of the Humanities) will be coming to talk to us about his ongoing collaboration to develop a digital edition of a fifteenth-century commentary on the Roman poet. The gradual was the principle book used by the choir in the medieval mass, and it was supplemented by the sequentiary, which contains poetic verses sung after the alleluia and before the Gospel lection. The sacramentary, in turn, provides all the texts for the portions of the mass spoken by the priest.


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Readings in Medieval Texts offers a thorough and accessible introduction to the interpretation and criticism of a broad range of Old and Middle English canonical texts from the ninth to the fifteenth centuries. The volume brings together 24 newly commissioned chapters by a leading international team of medieval scholars.

An introductory chapter highlights the /5. Readings in Medieval Texts offers a thorough and accessible introduction to the interpretation and criticism of a broad range of Old and Middle English canonical texts from the ninth to the fifteenth centuries. The volume brings together 24 newly commissioned chapters by a leading international team of medieval scholars.

An introductory chapter highlights the overarching trends in the 5/5(1). In Medieval Mosaic: A Book of Medieval Latin Readings, Godfrey has done a decent job of compiling (very) brief selections from a wide range of authors - both renown (Augustine, Boethius, and Aquinas) and less well known - ranging from Late (some might say closer to Mid-) Antiquity to the Renaissance.2/5(4).

Readings in Medieval Texts Interpreting Old and Middle English Literature Edited by David F. Johnson and Elaine Treharne. The first volume to combine close critical analysis of both Old and Middle English, thus catering for the Medieval Studies market as a whole. Readings in Medieval Texts: Interpreting Old and Middle English Literature.

by David Johnson and Elaine Treharne. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 25 [pounds sterling]. ix + pp. isbn: Readings in Medieval Texts offers a thorough and accessible introduction to the interpretation and criticism of a broad range of Old and Middle English canonical texts from the ninth to the fifteenth centuries.

The volume brings together 24 newly commissioned chapters by a leading international team of medieval introductory chapter highlights the overarching trends in the. Book Launch: Canadian Readings in Medieval Texts book Cases in Forensic Mental Health Readings in Medieval Civilizations and Cultures These readers are born of a desire for a richer, multi-layered approach to the social, political, religious, economic, and intellectual history of the middle ages.

The Perseus Digital Library—A wealth of information relevant to our subject: ancient texts and translations, extensive photo archives of an impressive range of sites, and plenty of secondary material. Internet Medieval Sourcebook—A useful on-line collection of medieval sources translated into English.

medieval scholarship and to understand why certain theories are no longer accepted. I have included well known, but outdated, medieval history texts in this section of the reading list but I have noted the caveat in the entry. Inventing the Middle Ages, Norman Cantor – Inventing the Middle Ages is about modern medieval Size: 1MB.

The problem with many of the Internet available texts is that they are too bulky for classroom assignment. For instance, all of Pope Gregory I's letters are available, but in one page document. The Internet Medieval Sourcebook then is in two major parts. The first is made up of fairly short classroom sized extracts, derived from public.

Patrick J. Geary's highly acclaimed collection of source materials on the Western medieval world is well known for offering an excellent selection of substantial excerpts or entire documents wherever possible from the most widely studied historical much-anticipated fifth edition features a larger format, as well as enlarged type, to make the collection more.

Readings in Medieval Texts offers a thorough and accessible introduction to the interpretation and criticism of a broad range of Old and Middle English canonical texts from the ninth to the fifteenth centuries.

The volume brings together 24 newly commissioned chapters by a leading international team of medieval scholars.5/5(1). Oxford Medieval Texts provide scholarly editions of important Latin texts pertinent to the cultural history of medieval Europe.

In addition to critical texts, the editions include apparatus, full historical commentary, and precise, facing-page English translations. The General Editors are ready to give advice to prospective and contracted. "The stories of the Mabinogion appear in either or both of two Medieval Welsh manuscripts, the White Book of Rhydderch (Llyfr Gwyn Rhydderch) written ca.

and the Red Book of Hergest (Llyfr Coch Hergest) written about –, although texts or fragments of some of the tales have been preserved in earlier 13th century and later. Readings in Medieval History is a terrific book for a number of reasons. Many students today encounter only secondary source materials in their history courses; in other words, students are immediately presented with a particular historian's opinion of a given source document before he or she is allowed to dive into the readings themselves.5/5(4).

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: ix, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: PART I: THE EXISTENCE OF GOD The Free Choice of the Will, Book II, Chapters / St. Augustine The Proof of God's Existence from The Metaphysica of Avicenna / Avicenna Proslogium, Preface and. By bringing together new reflections on canonical, and some noncanonical, writings from the earliest period of English literature to c, Readings in Medieval Texts offers a unique insight into medieval literary production that provides students with essential tools for close reading and textual analysis.

Marco Polo, Travels. Marco Polo, who recently got his own TV series, was an Italian traveller who was born in He dictated stories of his travels throughout Europe and Asia to a cellmate after he was imprisoned during a war between Venice and Genoa, and the Travels was became, by medieval standards, a bestseller, years before the invention of the first.

Readings in Medieval Texts offers a thorough and accessible introduction to the interpretation and criticism of a broad range of Old and Middle English canonical texts from the ninth to the fifteenth centuries. The volume brings together 24 newly commissioned chapters by a leading Price: $   Readings in Medieval Texts offers a thorough and accessible introduction to the interpretation and criticism of a broad range of Old and Middle English canonical texts from the ninth to the fifteenth centuries.

The volume brings together 24 newly commissioned chapters by a leading international team of medieval scholars/5(7). "Burns argues persuasively that fabric and clothing can create representations of both gender and status in selected French courtly texts While grounded in solid readings of medieval texts, Burns's book also reflects and adds to recent feminist rethinking of clothing's capacity to empower women."—Speculum.Reading List for English Medieval Literature (12th to the 16th Century) as a Historical Field [Students standing in this historical field are encouraged to demonstrate some knowledge of literature from the Old English Field as well as History of the English Language as background.] Primary Texts: Geoffrey Chaucer The Canterbury Tales Troilus.Book I, chapters Imitations of Love: Margery Kempe.

The Book of Margery Kempe. Book I, chapters Disciplines of the Self: Margery Kempe. The Book of Margery Kempe. Book II. Late Medieval Feminism: Christine de Pizan. The Book of the City of Ladies. Part I. Allegories of Power: Christine de Pizan. The Book of the.