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Medieval Lyric: Middle English Lyrics, Ballads, and Carols
By John C. Hirsh (editor)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Blackwell Pub
Publication date September 20, 2004
Pages 240
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781405114820
ISBN-10 1405114827
Dimensions 0.75 by 6 by 9 in.
Weight 0.80 lbs.
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $57.95
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Medieval Lyric is a colourful collection of lyrical poems, carols, and traditional British ballads written between the thirteenth and fifteenth centuries, together with some twentieth-century American versions of them.

  • A lively and engaging collection of lyrical poems, carols, and traditional British ballads written in between the thirteenth and fifteenth centuries, together with some twentieth-century American versions of them.
  • Introduces readers to the rich variety of Middle English poetry.
  • Presents poems of mourning and of celebration, poems dedicated to the Blessed Virgin and to Christ, poems inviting or disparaging love, poems about sex, and more.
  • Reader-friendly - uses modernized letter forms, punctuation and capitalization, and side glosses explaining difficult words.
  • Opens with a substantial introduction by the editor to the medieval lyric as a genre, and features short introductions to each section and poem.
  • Also includes an annotated bibliography, glossary, index of first lines, and list of manuscripts cited.


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Hardcover
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from Blackwell Pub (September 20, 2004)
9781405114813 | details & prices | 220 pages | 6.25 × 9.00 × 0.75 in. | 1.04 lbs | List price $150.00
Paperback
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from Blackwell Pub (September 20, 2004)
9781405114820 | details & prices | 240 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 0.75 in. | 0.80 lbs | List price $57.95
About: Medieval Lyric is a colourful collection of lyrical poems, carols, and traditional British ballads written between the thirteenth and fifteenth centuries, together with some twentieth-century American versions of them.
Miscellaneous
from Blackwell Pub (July 11, 2008)
9780470755518 | details & prices | 240 pages | List price $116.95

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