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A Book of Middle English
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Blackwell Pub
Publication date January 1, 1992
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780631160977
ISBN-10 0631160973
Dimensions 1 by 6.25 by 9.50 in.
Weight 1.35 lbs.
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $64.95
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: This book is an introduction to the wide range of literature written in England between 1150 and 1400. The first part describes the language of the time to enable the reader to achieve a proper understanding of the literature introduced in the second part. The authors describe the language as it was used in different parts of the country, giving guidance on pronunciation, metre and vocabulary, and showing how the language evolved in the period. The also explain how a manuscript text is edited. The following texts are presented: "The Peterborough Chronicle"; "Sir Orfeo"; "Patience"; "St Erkenwald"; John Trevisa's "Dialogue Between a Lord and Clerk"; and the York play of the crucifixion. There are, additionally, extracts from "Piers Plowman", "The Cloud of Unknowing", "Sir Gawain and the Green Knight" and John Gower's "Confessio Amantis". Each text is accompanied by notes.

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Hardcover
Book cover for 9780631160977 Book cover for 9780631193524 Book cover for 9781405117081
 
3 edition from Blackwell Pub (December 7, 2004)
9781405117081 | details & prices | 419 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 1.25 in. | 1.66 lbs | List price $160.00
About: This essential Middle English textbook, now in its third edition, introduces students to the wide range of literature written in England between 1150 and 1400.
2 sub edition from Blackwell Pub (February 1, 1996)
9780631193524 | details & prices | 373 pages | 6.25 × 9.50 × 1.50 in. | 1.50 lbs | List price $63.95
About: This revised edition takes account of suggestions and comments from reviewers and from those who have used the book all over the world.
The price comparison is for this edition
from Blackwell Pub (January 1, 1992)
9780631160977 | details & prices | 6.25 × 9.50 × 1.00 in. | 1.35 lbs | List price $64.95
About: This book is an introduction to the wide range of literature written in England between 1150 and 1400.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780631167266 Book cover for 9780631193531 Book cover for 9781405117098
 
3 revised edition from Blackwell Pub (December 7, 2004)
9781405117098 | details & prices | 419 pages | 5.75 × 8.75 × 1.25 in. | 1.40 lbs | List price $54.95
2 edition from Blackwell Pub (February 1, 1996)
9780631193531 | details & prices | 6.00 × 9.25 × 1.25 in. | 1.25 lbs | List price $38.95
About: This revised edition takes account of suggestions and comments from reviewers and from those who have used the first edition all over the world.
from Blackwell Pub (January 1, 1992)
9780631167266 | details & prices | 6.00 × 8.75 × 0.75 in. | 1.10 lbs | List price $23.95
About: This book is an introduction to the wide range of literature written in England between 1100 and 1400.

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