Middle English Literature
By (author) Thorlac Turville-Petre
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Middle English Literature by Thorlac Turville-Petre
Book DescriptionThis introduction provides the guidance that modern readers need to come to an informed appreciation of the writings of medieval England. * An introduction to English literature written in the four centuries following the Norman Conquest. * Written by the well-known medievalist, Thorlac Turville-Petre. * Demonstrates that Middle English literature is more accessible than is often supposed. * Provides readers with the guidance they need to come to an informed appreciation of the writings of medieval England. * Designed to be used alongside A Book of Middle English, (Third Edition, Blackwell Publishing, 2005).
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780631231721
(229mm x 155mm x 13mm)
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 23-Oct-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Thorlac Turville-Petre
Middle English Literature, Hardback (October 2006)
This introduction provides the guidance that modern readers need to come to an informed appreciation of the writings of medieval England. An introduction to English literature written in the four centuries following the Norman Conquest. Written by the well-known medievalist, Thorlac Turville-Petre.
Book of Middle English, Hardback (September 2004)
Introduces students to the wide range of literature written in England between 1150 and 1400. This title introduces the language of the time, giving guidance on pronunciation, spelling, grammar, metre, vocabulary and regional dialects. It includes extracts from 'Pearl' and Chaucer's "Troilus and Criseyde".
Essays on Ricardian Literature, Hardback (August 1997)
This work develops issues and themes broached in John Burrow's book "Ricardian Poetry". It explores the status of Anglo-Latin, and the influence of French culture on the Ricardian court, as well as offering re-readings of more familiar works, such as "Sir Gawain and the Green Knight".
England the Nation, Hardback (March 1996)» View all books by Thorlac Turville-Petre
Focusing attention on the earlier 14th century as a literary period in its own right, this study surveys the wide range of writings generated by the generation before Chaucer, and explores how the writers expressed their concepts of England as a nation.
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Author Biography - Thorlac Turville-Petre
Thorlac Turville-Petre is Professor of Medieval English Literature at the University of Nottingham. His previous publications include England the Nation (1996) and (with J. A. Burrow) A Book of Middle English (Third Edition, Blackwell, 2005).
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