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Writings on love in the English Middle Ages

Writings on love in the English Middle Ages

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English literature -- Middle English, 1100-1500 -- History and criticism.,
  • Love in literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Helen Cooney.
    SeriesStudies in Arthurian and courtly cultures
    ContributionsCooney, Helen, 1962-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR275.L66 W75 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 204 p. ;
    Number of Pages204
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18829562M
    ISBN 101403968489
    LC Control Number2006044814

    Filed under: Didactic poetry, English (Middle) Moral Love Songs and Laments, ed. by Susanna Fein (HTML at Rochester) Filed under: Political poetry, English (Middle) Medieval English Political Writings, ed. by James M. Dean (HTML at Rochester) Richard the Redeless, and Mum and the Sothsegger, ed. by James M. Dean (HTML at Rochester). The stars of the other macro-areas are: from Towards the New European Culture: Isidore of Seville’s Etymologiae, the greatest early Middle Ages encyclopedia about the origins of names and of things; Il Tresor, written by Dante’s teacher Brunetto Latini in Oïl, the first encyclopedia written in a modern language; the apex of Arab-Islamic encyclopedias in Arabic, Al-Safadi’s al .


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