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The Alliterative tradition in the fourteenth century

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Published by Kent State University Press in Kent, Ohio .
Written in English

  • English poetry -- Middle English, 1100-1500 -- History and criticism.,
  • Alliteration.,
  • English language -- Middle English, 1100-1500 -- Versification.,
  • Rhetoric, Medieval.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Bernard S. Levy and Paul E. Szarmach.
    ContributionsLevy, Bernard S., 1927-, Szarmach, Paul E.
    LC ClassificationsPR317.A55 A45 1981
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 213 p. ;
    Number of Pages213
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4113693M
    ISBN 100873382552
    LC Control Number80028821

    Morte Arthure: A Critical Edition. How does the allegorical mode relate to the overall tone of the poem? Sumption, Jonathan. In earlier works, Arthur is on a campaign against Rome.

    Panton and David Donaldson. The "Universal Chronicle" of Ranulf Higden. Oxford: Oxford University Press, The Defective Version of Mandeville's Travels. Alvin E.

    Mordred approaches, and with a battle-axe, he destroys the posts holding up the hall, while Guinevere pulls down the roof. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin, Schaff, Philip, et al. How do fifteenth-century social customs esp.

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Geoffrey of Monmouth. All the poems except Sir Gawain and the Green Knight deal with overtly Christian subject matter, and it remains unclear why Sir Gawain, an Arthurian romance, was included in an otherwise religious manuscript.

Does she twist things to make them fit, or does she accurately turn male textual authority on its head? Between Two Fires: Europe's Path in the s. Pilgrimage: An Image of Mediaeval Religion. All IP addresses in Germany are blocked. Augustine, bishop of Hippo. Legenda aurea: Edizione critica.

Schaff, Philip, et al. Supplement to the Index of Middle English Verse. The Riverside Chaucer. This division can also be divided on national lines, with the chronicles written by English authors while the romances were primarily of French origin.

Cable, Thomas. Mordred may even be considered sympathetic in his inability to control his love for Guinevere.

One is the reworking of the four gospels into the epic Heliand nearly lineswhere Jesus and his disciples are portrayed in a Saxon warrior culture. Labor then helps Guinevere escape to London Tower. King Edward and the Shepherd. In Evangelia apocrypha. The name reflects his intent to present the Arthurian stories as romance rather than history.

Chretien de Troyes. Jacobus de Voragine.

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

Oxford: University Press, Two Old Saxon alliterative poems survive. Several academics, beginning with James Hulbert, have suggested that the Revival's poets could have had a more noble audience, and were part of a conscious regional identity encouraged by powerful northern and western magnates - the Mortimer Earls of Marchthe Bohun Earls of Hereford and the Beauchamp Earls of Warwick - as a political counterweight to the court.

The Chronicle of Adam Usk, Kalamazoo, Mi. Confessio Amantis. Mary Hamel. Saul, Nigel. None of the poems in this manuscript have original titles, but have been given the names Pearl, Cleanness, Patience, and Sir Gawain and the Green Knight by modern editors.

They provide commentaries on what has just happened, create or fulfill moments of suspense, and serve as transitions to the next scene or idea. Interpretation of alliterative verse often uses the same methodologies used by interpretations of any lyric poem.Get this from a library!

The English Alliterative Tradition. [Thomas Cable] -- The meter of Middle English alliterative poetry, Thomas Cable contends, holds the key to a reinterpretation of both Old English meter and iambic pentameter, which in turn provides a new understanding.

The phonological and metrical principles concerning final -ethat were argued in Chapter Three now allow us to see other problems in fourteenth-century alliterative texts from a new perspective.

Marie Borroff’s chapter on the “extended” form of the alliterative long line is an admirably balanced account of the various approaches to the.

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Dec 01,  · My first book, English Alliterative Verse: Poetic Tradition and Literary History, is published by Cambridge University Press (). English Alliterative Verse tells the story of the medieval poetic tradition that includes Beowulf, Piers Plowman, and Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, stretching from the eighth century, when English poetry first appeared in manuscripts, to the sixteenth.

Aug 20,  · I begin the official portion of my exam reading with a seminal book by a man whose name is one of the most magnificent in all of medieval studies: Thorlac Turville-Petre. His volume titled The Alliterative Revival aims to introduce the alliterative poetic movement of the fourteenth century as well as make it clear.

Dec 01,  · Weiskott, for example, adduces compelling metrical, syntactical and codicological evidence in support of the notion that fourteenth- and early fifteenth-century alliterating stanzaic poems like the Awntyrs off Arthure, which have been frequently considered to belong to the alliterative tradition, are not in reality part of that tradition ( The Rhyming Poem, and, to some degree, The Proverbs of Alfred), the use of alliterative verse continued into Middle English.

Layamon's Brut, written in aboutuses a loose alliterative scheme. Starting in the midth century, alliterative verse became popular in the English North, the West Midlands, and a little later in Scotland.

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