English Poets in the Late Middle Ages: Chaucer, Langland and Others

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This volume brings together a selection of lectures and essays in which J.A. Burrow discusses the work of English poets of the late fourteenth and early fifteenth centuries: Chaucer, Gower, Langland, and Hoccleve, as well as the anonymous authors of Pearl, Saint Erkenwald, and a pair of metrical romances. Six of the pieces address general issues, with some reference to French and Italian writings ('Autobiographical Poetry in the Middle Ages', for example, or 'The Poet and the Book'); but most of them concentrate on ...

English Poets in the Late Middle Ages: Chaucer, Langland and Others 2012, Ashgate Publishing Limited

ISBN-13: 9781409444558

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