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Product Description: *Includes pictures *Analyzes both men's lives and most famous works *Includes footnotes and a bibliography for further reading *Includes a table of contents “To hold a pen is to be at war.” – Voltaire “Virtue is a state of war, and to live in it means one always has some battle to wage against oneself...read more
By Charles River Editors (corporate author)

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9781508557203 | Createspace Independent Pub, February 21, 2015, cover price $9.99 | About this edition: *Includes pictures *Analyzes both men's lives and most famous works *Includes footnotes and a bibliography for further reading *Includes a table of contents “To hold a pen is to be at war.
9780460871013, titled "Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Pearl, Cleanness, Patience" | Reprint edition (Tuttle Pub, September 1, 1991), cover price $6.95 | also contains Sir Gawain and the Green Knight: Pearl, Cleanness, Patience

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Product Description: A bourde is an English comedic poem similar to a French fabliau but with a moralizing element and less of an emphasis on violence. In this fresh edition of ten Middle English bourdes, Melissa M. Furrow aims to put funny (or would-be funny) Middle English poems under the eyes of a much broader readership than the scholarly researchers she appealed to in her earlier edition of many of the same poems...read more
By Melissa M. Furrow (editor)

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9781580441926 | Western Michigan Univ Medieval, May 31, 2013, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: A bourde is an English comedic poem similar to a French fabliau but with a moralizing element and less of an emphasis on violence.

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Product Description: Lyrics and carols are two of the most important types of medieval literature. This anthology provides a generous and wide-ranging selection, beginning with the first lyrics in English to celebrate love as romantic devotion to a woman, and including all pre-Chaucerian love lyrics (other than a few brief snatches)...read more
By Thomas G. Duncan (editor)

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9781843843412 | 1 edition (Ds Brewer, March 21, 2013), cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Lyrics and carols are two of the most important types of medieval literature.

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Product Description: In The Wheel of Language, Coley explores representations of speech in English poetry of the later Middle Ages, proposing that the spoken word, both within Ricardian and Lancastrian poetry and within latemedieval English culture, was understood as an efficacious, powerful medium...read more

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9780815632733 | 1 edition (Syracuse Univ Pr, May 15, 2012), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: In The Wheel of Language, Coley explores representations of speech in English poetry of the later Middle Ages, proposing that the spoken word, both within Ricardian and Lancastrian poetry and within latemedieval English culture, was understood as an efficacious, powerful medium.

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Product Description: The adventures and challenges of Sir Gawain, King Arthur’s nephew and a knight at the Round Table, including his duel with the mysterious Green Knight, are among the oldest and best known of Arthurian stories. Here the distinguished author and poet John Gardner has captured the humor, elegance, and richness of the original Middle English in flowing modern verse translations of this literary masterpiece...read more
By John Gardner (introduced by) and Fritz Kredel (contributor)

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9780226283289 | Reprint edition (Univ of Chicago Pr, November 1, 2011), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: The adventures and challenges of Sir Gawain, King Arthur’s nephew and a knight at the Round Table, including his duel with the mysterious Green Knight, are among the oldest and best known of Arthurian stories.

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By A. Mathieu (editor)

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9782503528069 | Brepols Pub, December 31, 2010, cover price $112.00

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Product Description: Standing in the Shadow of the Master? Chaucerian influences and interpretations grew out of a session at the 2008 International Medieval Congress at the University of Leeds. In this volume Editor Kathleen A. Bishop brings together a collection of essays contributed by a talented and diverse group of scholars from the United States, Canada, and Europe...read more
By Kathleen A. Bishop (editor)

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9781443819589 | Cambridge Scholars Pub, May 1, 2010, cover price $75.95 | About this edition: Standing in the Shadow of the Master?

Product Description: This is a critical edition of the romance known as "The Tale of Gamelyn", a poem of 902 couplets, written in Late Middle English towards the end of the second half of the fourteenth century. It is preceded by a discussion of the textual tradition of Chaucer's work, and an analysis of previous editions of Gamelyn...read more
By Nila Vazquez (introduced by)

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9780773438521 | Annotated edition (Edwin Mellen Pr, December 14, 2009), cover price $129.95 | About this edition: This is a critical edition of the romance known as "The Tale of Gamelyn", a poem of 902 couplets, written in Late Middle English towards the end of the second half of the fourteenth century.

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Product Description: Since its rediscovery by nineteenth-century scholarship, Oxford, Bodleian Library MS Ashmole 61 has never been ignored, though it has also not gained a great deal of notoriety beyond the scholars of Middle English romance. It is hoped that the present volume will encourage study of the entire manuscript as a valuable witness to the devotional habits, cultural values, and popular tastes of late medieval England...read more
By George Shuffelton (editor)

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9781580441292 | Western Michigan Univ Medieval, December 30, 2008, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Since its rediscovery by nineteenth-century scholarship, Oxford, Bodleian Library MS Ashmole 61 has never been ignored, though it has also not gained a great deal of notoriety beyond the scholars of Middle English romance.

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Product Description: In this new edition of the poems of Robert Henryson, David Parkinson offers editions of Henryson's Fables, The Testament of Cresseid, Orpheus and Eurydice and twelve shorter poems, grouped according to the strength of their attribution to Henryson, as well as the glosses and explanatory and textual notes characteristic of Middle English Texts Series volumes...read more
By David J. Parkinson (editor)

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9781580441391 | Western Michigan Univ Medieval, October 31, 2008, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: In this new edition of the poems of Robert Henryson, David Parkinson offers editions of Henryson's Fables, The Testament of Cresseid, Orpheus and Eurydice and twelve shorter poems, grouped according to the strength of their attribution to Henryson, as well as the glosses and explanatory and textual notes characteristic of Middle English Texts Series volumes.

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.
By John C. Hirsh (editor)

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9781405114813 | Blackwell Pub, September 20, 2004, cover price $150.00 | About this edition: 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.

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9781405114820 | Blackwell Pub, September 20, 2004, cover price $57.95 | About this edition: 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.

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9780470755518 | Blackwell Pub, July 11, 2008, cover price $116.95

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Product Description: In A Manual of the Writings in Middle English, Amis and Amiloun, Robert of Cisyle, and Sir Amadace are classified by Lillian Herlands Hornstein as Legendary Romances of Didactic Intent. Amis, produced in the East Midlands in the late thirteenth century was well known throughout Europe, but according to Edward Foster, the Middle English version is especially lively, entertaining, and perplexing...read more
By Edward E. Foster (editor)

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9781580441254 | 2 edition (Western Michigan Univ Medieval, June 30, 2007), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: In A Manual of the Writings in Middle English, Amis and Amiloun, Robert of Cisyle, and Sir Amadace are classified by Lillian Herlands Hornstein as Legendary Romances of Didactic Intent.
9781879288881 | Western Michigan Univ Medieval, April 1, 1997, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: In A Manual of the Writings in Middle English, Amis and Amiloun, Robert of Cisyle, and Sir Amadace are classified by Lillian Herlands Hornstein as Legendary Romances of Didactic Intent.

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Product Description: While references to Robin Hood began to appear as early as the thirteenth century in legal records, the earliest surviving poems did not appear in manuscripts and early printed books until the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. Several fourteenth-century allusions in the works of William Langland and Geoffrey Chaucer suggest that the "rymes of Robyn Hood" were widely circulating by the 1370s, but, it is vital to note, none of these late fourteenth-century works survives...read more

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9780874139648 | Univ of Delaware Pr, March 30, 2007, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: While references to Robin Hood began to appear as early as the thirteenth century in legal records, the earliest surviving poems did not appear in manuscripts and early printed books until the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries.

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By Harriet Hudson (editor)

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9781580441117 | 2 edition (Western Michigan Univ Medieval, November 1, 2006), cover price $19.95
9781879288638 | Western Michigan Univ Medieval, April 1, 1996, cover price $13.00

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Product Description: The poems in this volume were prized and preserved because of their association with Chaucer's name and have been, paradoxically, almost entirely ignored by modern readers for the same reason. Many of these pieces are worthy of study, not only in the context of Chaucerian reception, but also as specimens of the kinds of vernacular poetry that circulated in late medieval manuscripts and which remained in print, largely by the accidental virtue of their association with Chaucer, throughout the Renaissance and well into the nineteenth century...read more
By Kathleen Forni (editor)

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9781580440967 | Western Michigan Univ Medieval, February 1, 2006, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: The poems in this volume were prized and preserved because of their association with Chaucer's name and have been, paradoxically, almost entirely ignored by modern readers for the same reason.

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Product Description: Readers have noticed that the fifteenth century saw a remarkable flourishing of poems written in conditions of physical captivity or on the subject of imprisonment. The largest body of this poetry is from the pen of Charles of Valois, duke of Orléans, who was captured by the English at the battle of Agincourt in 1415 and not released until 1440...read more
By Mary-Jo Arn (editor) and Linne R. Mooney (editor)

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9781580440936 | Western Michigan Univ Medieval, December 30, 2005, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Readers have noticed that the fifteenth century saw a remarkable flourishing of poems written in conditions of physical captivity or on the subject of imprisonment.

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Product Description: On several counts, one particular collection of French lyrics made in France in the late fourteenth century, University of Pennsylvania MS 15, is the most likely repository of Chaucer's French poems. It is the largest manuscript anthology extant of fourteenth-century French lyrics in the formes fixes (balade, rondeaux, virelay, lay, and five-stanza chanson) with by far the largest number of works of unknown authorship...read more
By Dana M. Symons (editor)

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9781580440875 | Western Michigan Univ Medieval, December 31, 2004, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: On several counts, one particular collection of French lyrics made in France in the late fourteenth century, University of Pennsylvania MS 15, is the most likely repository of Chaucer's French poems.

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Product Description: Though our modern understanding of the medieval doctrine of Purgatory is generally shaped by its presentation by Dante in the Divine Comedy, there is a lengthy history of speculation about the nature of such a place of purgation. Through these fourteenth-century Middle English poems, readers can experience something of the controversies that surfaced and resurfaced even after Aquinas had articulated his doctrine of the Communion of Saints...read more

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9781580440820 | Western Michigan Univ Medieval, April 1, 2004, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Though our modern understanding of the medieval doctrine of Purgatory is generally shaped by its presentation by Dante in the Divine Comedy, there is a lengthy history of speculation about the nature of such a place of purgation.

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Product Description: This anthology presents new editions of five English dream vision poems from the fifteenth century, exploring issues of love, philosophy, governance, life at court, and some of the anxieties of writing in a newly-forged English tradition...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Julia Boffey (editor)

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9780199263974 | Oxford Univ Pr, November 10, 2003, cover price $125.00 | About this edition: This anthology presents new editions of five English dream vision poems from the fifteenth century, exploring issues of love, philosophy, governance, life at court, and some of the anxieties of writing in a newly-forged English tradition.

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9780199263981 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, December 4, 2003, cover price $62.00 | About this edition: This anthology presents new editions of five English dream vision poems from the fifteenth century, exploring issues of love, philosophy, governance, life at court, and some of the anxieties of writing in a newly-forged English tradition.

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Product Description: This edition, the first since 1878, offers Middle English texts accompanied by detailed notes contextualizing the poems within an apocryphal tradition and full glossary. The Introduction reviews the development of the Adam and Eve legend in medieval European vernacular...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Brian Murcoch (editor), Brian Murdoch (editor), J. A. Tasioulas (editor) and Jackie A. Tasioulas (editor)

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9780859896986 | Liverpool Univ Pr, January 1, 2002, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: This edition, the first since 1878, offers Middle English texts accompanied by detailed notes contextualizing the poems within an apocryphal tradition and full glossary.

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Product Description: Old and Middle English Poetry gathers together the essential texts from the earliest writings in the vernacular up to the time of Chaucer. Contains a selection of the most significant Old and Middle English Poetry. Encapsulates the foundation and consolidation of literature written in English...read more
By Duncan Wu (editor)

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9780631230731 | Blackwell Pub, September 20, 2002, cover price $121.95 | About this edition: Old and Middle English Poetry gathers together the essential texts from the earliest writings in the vernacular up to the time of Chaucer.
9780070409781, titled "Policies and Persons: A Casebook in Business Ethics" | McGraw-Hill College, March 1, 1985, cover price $55.90 | also contains Policies and Persons: A Casebook in Business Ethics

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9780631230748 | Blackwell Pub, September 20, 2002, cover price $41.95 | About this edition: Old and Middle English Poetry gathers together the essential texts from the earliest writings in the vernacular up to the time of Chaucer.

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Product Description: Opening with extracts from Chaucer's Canterbury Tales and closing with Spenser's Shepherd's Calendar, this concise collection introduces readers to some of the most influential poetry produced between the mid-fourteenth and late sixteenth centuries...read more
By Duncan Wu (editor)

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9780631229865 | Blackwell Pub, September 20, 2002, cover price $121.95 | About this edition: Opening with extracts from Chaucer's Canterbury Tales and closing with Spenser's Shepherd's Calendar, this concise collection introduces readers to some of the most influential poetry produced between the mid-fourteenth and late sixteenth centuries.

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9780631229872 | Blackwell Pub, September 20, 2002, cover price $40.95 | About this edition: Opening with extracts from Chaucer's Canterbury Tales and closing with Spenser's Shepherd's Calendar, this concise collection introduces readers to some of the most influential poetry produced between the mid-fourteenth and late sixteenth centuries.

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The Green Knight, a mysterious and powerful creature, offers a fateful and deadly challenge that tests the honor and courage of Gawain, King Arthur's youngest knight. Reprint.
By Burton Raffel (editor)

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9780451528186 | Reissue edition (Signet Classic, October 1, 2001), cover price $6.95 | About this edition: The Green Knight, a mysteriously powerful creature, tests the honor and courage of King Arthur's youngest knight.
9789990854268 | Reissue edition (Signet Classic, October 1, 2001), cover price $0.02
9780451628237 | Reissue edition (New Amer Library, January 1, 1984), cover price $5.99 | also contains Heyawake Mixed Grids - Medium - 276 Logic Puzzles | About this edition: The Green Knight, a mysteriously powerful creature, tests the honor and courage of King Arthur's youngest knight

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9780613234832 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $20.85 | About this edition: The Green Knight, a mysteriously powerful creature, tests the honor and courage of King Arthur's youngest knight.

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