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Spanning almost seven centuries, this anthology encapsulates the foundation and consolidation of literature written in English, culminating in some of the finest works produced in English in the high Middle Ages. New edition of this widely-used anthology of Old and Middle English literature Now extended to include newly-edited versions of Old English Wonders of the East, of Poema Morale, extracts from Julian of Norwich and Margery Kempe Full translations are offered for the Old and earlier Middle English material, along with marginal glosses for the later texts A general introduction gives an outline of key works and the historical context in which they are written
Elaine Treharne is Professor of Early English at Florida State University. She has published extensively on Old and Middle English literature, and focuses particularly on medieval manuscripts and their contexts of production. She is a General Editor of the Oxford Textual Perspectives Series, Editor of Essays and Studies, Medieval Editor for Review of English Studies, and a former Chair and President of the English Association. She is the founding convenor of the English Association Special Interest Group in the History of Books and Texts.
Table of Contents
|Alphabetical List of Authors and Works|
|Preface and Acknowledgements to the First Edition|
|Preface and Acknowledgements to the Second Edition|
|Preface and Acknowledgements to the Third Edition|
|Chronology of Events and Literary Landmarks|
|Bedes Ecclesiastical History:|
|The Settlement of the Angles, Saxons and Jutes|
|The Life of CŠdmon|
|Preface to the Translation of Gregorys Pastoral Care|
|Translation of Boethiuss Consolation of Philosophy|
|The Accounts of the Journeys of Ohthere and Wulfstan|
|The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle:|
|Annal 755: Cynewulf and Cynheard|
|Annals 855-78: The Death of Edmund, Alfreds Battles with the Vikings|
|The Reign of Ăelstan and The Battle of Brunanburh|
|The Exeter Book:|
|Advent Lyrics VII and VIII|
|Wulf and Eadwacer|
|Exeter Book Riddles 5, 7, 12, 26, 29, 30, 43-6, 55|
|The Wifes Lament|
|The Husbands Message|
|The Vercelli Book:|
|The Fates of the Apostles|
|Vercelli Homily X|
|The Dream of the Rood|
|Old English Preface to his First Series of Catholic Homilies|
|Homily on the Nativity of the Innocents|
|Old English Preface to his Lives of Saints|
|Passion of Saint Edmund|
|The Battle of Maldon|
|The Wonders of the East|
|The Junius Manuscript:|
|Wulfstans Sermo Lupi ad Anglos|
|King Cnuts Letter to the English of 1020|
|Apollonius of Tyre|
|The Peterborough Chronicle|
|The Life of Saint Margaret|
|The Hymns of Saint Godric|
|Cambridge, Trinity College B. 14.52:|
|Trinity Homily 33|
|Worcester Cathedral Library, F. 174:|
|The First Worcester Fragment|
|Sumer is Icumen In|
|Oxford, Bodleian Library, Digby 86:|
|Ubi Sount Qui Ante Nos Fuerount?|
|Stond Wel, Moder, Ounder Rode|
|The Fox and the Wolf|
|Love is Sofft|
|Arundel 292: The Bestiary|
|Oxford, Jesus College 29:|
|The Love-Ron of Friar Thomas Hales|
|The Proverbs of Alfred|
|London, British Library, Cotton Caligula A. ix:|
|The Owl and the Nightingale|
|Lyrics from Cambridge, Trinity College B. 14. 39|
|Trinity Lyrics: of One That Is So Fair and Bright|
|When I Think on Domesday|
|When the Turf is Thy Tower|
|A Saying of Saint Bernard|
|I Sing of One That Is Matchless|
|An Orison to Our Lady|
|The South English Legendary:|
|The Life of Saint Wulfstan|
|Robert Mannyng of Brunne:|
|The Land of Cockayne|
|The Auchinleck Manuscript:|
|The Four Foes of Mankind|
|London, British Library, Harley 2253:|
|Earth upon Earth|
|Advice to Women|
|An Old Mans Prayer|
|Blow, Northerne Wynd|
|The Death of King Edward I|
|I Syke when Y Singe|
|An Autumn Song|
|The Ayenbite of Inwit|
|Ywain and Gawain|
|Wynnere and Wastoure|
|The Canterbury Tales: The General Prologue|
|The Wife of Baths Prologue and Tale|
|Sir Gawain and the Green Knight|
|Julian of Norwich:|
|The Book of Margery Kempe|
|Glossary of Common Hard Words|
|Index of Manuscripts|
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