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This volume includes a verse translation of Beowulf, Chaucer's General Prologue and five of the Canterbury Tales (including The Franklin's Tale) with guides to grammar, syntax, and pronunciation, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, seventeen Middle English lyrics, ten popular ballads, Everyman, and The Wakefield Second Shepherds' Play.
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J. B. Trapp, Warburg Institute, University of London.Review:
"Excellent and thorough selection! The text will give students a good basic grasp of medieval English literature."--Paul Sheneman, Belhaven College
"Excellent notes and glossary."--Esther Broughton, Mesa State College
"Excellent selections, translations, and notes."--Nancy M. Fisher, Tennessee Wesleyan College
"The best short medieval English anthology I've been able to find."--Joe R. Christopher, Tarleton State University
"An excellent teaching text...Will be a valuable resource for [students]."--Patricia R. Chandler, University of North Alabama
"Nice selections that emphasizes variety. Good job including Beowulf. The historical headnotes are helpful for students. Also, the plates are extremely useful."--Bob Coleman, Rutgers University
"An admirable, all-around apparatus--introduction, explanatory notes, glossary, illustrations....BRAVO!"--Frank D. Dollard, San Francisco State University
"An excellent anthology, covering the major texts and genres, with good supplementary material and choice of illustrations. Also, it's printed well and on good paper, making reading a pleasant experience."--Lister M. Matheson, Michigan State University
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Book Description Oxford University Press, 1973. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0195016246
Book Description Oxford University Press, 1973. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110195016246
Book Description Oxford University Press, USA, 1973. Paperback. Condition: New. 16th printing. Seller Inventory # DADAX0195016246
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