The Cambridge History of Medieval English Literature
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Paperback. 1070 pages. Dimensions: 8.8in. x 6.1in. x 2.3in.This is the first full-scale history of medieval English literature in nearly a century. Thirty-three contributors provide information on a vast range of literary texts and the conditions of their production and reception. The volume also contains a chronology, full bibliography and a detailed index. This book offers the most extensive account available of the medieval literatures so drastically reconfigured in Tudor England. It will prove essential reading for scholars of the Renaissance as well as medievalists, and for historians as well as literary specialists. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9780521890465
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'Unlike many previous literary histories, this will be read ? David Wallace's history is the work of many gifted contributors, a consummate editor, and a publishing house investing its resources as only a great press can.' James Simpson
' ? many of the contributors, have taken their opportunity to reorganise areas of the literacy of the British Isles with great originality and learning ? a striking modernist project'. The Times Literary Supplement
'The Cambridge History of Medieval English Literature provides a formidable set of tools for the critic of medieval literature ? The unobtrusive editorial presence that allows chapters with widely diverging approaches is a useful and mature reflection of the accommodation of plurality required for an intelligent reading of medieval literature ? This is a scholarly and erudite publication.' The Times
'Not only a veritably new history of medieval English literature but also an exemplary instance of literary history in the age of post-modernity.' Yasunari Takada, The University of Tokyo, Komaba
'The Cambridge History of Medieval English Literature is an excellent and long overdue reassessment, which completes a paradigm shift in the study of English medieval literature. It synthesises and responds to developments in the field over the last twenty years, and forges them into a coherent whole. A pioneering work in the field of medieval studies, it is also a fascinating and highly rewarding reading experience, that should be shared by everyone in the discipline.' Jörg Fichte, Eberhard-Karls-Universität, Tübingen
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