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Product Description: The alliterative tradition is one of the most significant in medieval English poetry. This collections meets a longstanding need in presenting a number of little-known Middle English alliterative poems that have been overshadowed by the three masterpieces Pearl, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, and Piers Plowman...read more

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9780813206745 | Catholic Univ of Amer Pr, August 1, 1989, cover price $19.95

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9780813206752 | Catholic Univ of Amer Pr, December 1, 1989, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: The alliterative tradition is one of the most significant in medieval English poetry.

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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: The English poems of the British Library Manuscript, Harley 913, were written in Ireland in the early fourteenth century. The manuscripts have strong Franciscan associations. Sometimes called ""The Kildare Poems"", both because of their association with that area and because one of them claims to have been written by Friar Michael of Kildare, the poems show considerable influences of the Irish culture in which they were cradled...read more
By British Library (corporate author) and Angela M. Lucas (editor)

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9781856071420 | Columba Pr, June 1, 1997, cover price $31.95 | About this edition: The English poems of the British Library Manuscript, Harley 913, were written in Ireland in the early fourteenth century.

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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: 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: 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: 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: 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: An asset to any study of gender in medieval England, this volume contains three poems that complement each other in their treatments of relations between the sexes. The Floure and the Leafe explores the courtly imagery of the flower and leaf, wherein the flower symbolizes the fickleness and shallow attraction characteristic of men, compared to the evergreen persistence of the leaf, likened to the long-suffering of women...read more

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9780918720436 | Western Michigan Univ Medieval, September 1, 1990, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: An asset to any study of gender in medieval England, this volume contains three poems that complement each other in their treatments of relations between the sexes.

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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

By G. V. Smithers (editor)

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9780198119395 | Clarendon Pr, September 3, 1987, cover price $88.00

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Product Description: This volume makes accessible for students of the Middle Ages Middle English verses about heroic women from the Old Testament. Included are The Storie of Asneth, The Pistel of Swete Susan, The Story of Jephthah and his Daughter, and The Story of Judith...read more
By Russell A. Peck (editor)

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9781879288119 | Western Michigan Univ Medieval, November 1, 1991, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: This volume makes accessible for students of the Middle Ages Middle English verses about heroic women from the Old Testament.

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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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By A. Mathieu (editor)

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

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Product Description: Despite their status as the major literature of the medieval commoner, the ballads of the Middle Ages have remained generally inaccessible. The present collection provides for the first time a comprehensive selection of these important poems in modern translation, organized according to theme and accorded brief synopses of their sources, motifs, interpretive problems, and cross-references...read more

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9780820431390 | Peter Lang Pub Inc, December 1, 1996, cover price $31.95 | About this edition: Despite their status as the major literature of the medieval commoner, the ballads of the Middle Ages have remained generally inaccessible.

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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.

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.

Miscellaneous:

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

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9781879288621 | Western Michigan Univ Medieval, November 1, 1995, cover price $39.95

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Contains two hundred and fifty thematically arranged lyrics together with critical essays by such scholars as A. K. Moore, Edmund Reiss, and John Speirs

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9780393093384 | W W Norton & Co Inc, June 1, 1974, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: Contains two hundred and fifty thematically arranged lyrics together with critical essays by such scholars as A.

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Product Description: A valuable basic student edition illustrating the variety of subjects and narrative modes that engaged medieval storytellers and their audiences. The verse is made accessible by glossing on the page as well as by end glossary and each romance is prefaced with an introduction to its literary history and provenance...read more
By Donald B. Sands (editor)

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9780859892285 | Liverpool Univ Pr, January 1, 1986, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: A valuable basic student edition illustrating the variety of subjects and narrative modes that engaged medieval storytellers and their audiences.

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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
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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9780252063794 | Rev sub edition (Univ of Illinois Pr, April 1, 1994), cover price $21.00

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