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Medieval alliterative poetry

J. A. Burrow

Medieval alliterative poetry

essays in honour of Thorlac Turville-Petre

by J. A. Burrow

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Published by Four Courts Press in Dublin, Portland, OR .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Alliteration,
  • History and criticism,
  • English poetry

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJohn A. Burrow & Hoyt N. Duggan, editors
    ContributionsTurville-Petre, Thorlac
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR317.A55 M43 2010
    The Physical Object
    Pagination229 p. ;
    Number of Pages229
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25161554M
    ISBN 101846821800
    ISBN 109781846821806
    LC Control Number2010513782
    OCLC/WorldCa573322673

    In a series of original essays from leading literary scholars, this Companion offers a chronological sweep of medieval poetry from Old English to the great genres of romance, narrative, and alliterative poetry of the 15 th century.. Beginning in the Anglo-Saxon period, the volume explores the Old English language and its alliterative tradition, before moving on to examine the genres of heroic 5/5(1). Alliterative verse, early verse of the Germanic languages in which alliteration, the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words or stressed syllables, is a basic structural principle rather than an occasional gh alliteration is a common device in almost all poetry, the only Indo-European languages that used it as a governing principle, along with strict rules.

    Oral performance of poetry also included music. Many works of medieval poetry are available on the web as well as in printed editions. Check some of the sources on the Medieval Literature links pages of this website.: Poetic works from the Latin Classics were part of the early corpus of literature in the monasteries from which Christian literate culture spread across Europe.   Readings in Medieval Poetry is a linked collection of essays on such poems as the Song of Roland, King Horn, Havelok, Sir Orfeo, Chaucer's Book of the Duchess, House of Fame and Troilus and Criseyde, the alliterative Morte Arthure, The Siege of Jerusalem, Purity, Pearl, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, and Piers Plowman.

    Introduction Medieval Overview. Although there is no official consensus regarding the exact beginning and end of the Medieval Period, it is most commonly associated with the collapse of the Roman Empire, around the 5th century, and leading up all the way to the 15th century, which is widely considered (though the exact beginning is disputed) the beginning of the Renaissance Period. The characteristic alliterative poem of the 14th and 15th centuries tells a story of incident and adventure: it is pre-eminently the poetry of narrative. Yet it is also, more than any other kind of medieval verse, remarkable for passages of vivid description, taking advantage of the extraordinary rich verbal resources of the alliterative poets and the characteristic strengths of the.


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Medieval alliterative poetry: essays in honour of Thorlac Turville-Petre / This collection of essays celebrates Professor Thorlac Turville-Petre for his scholarly work in late medieval English literature, in particular for his contributions to editorial scholarship and Middle English alliterative poetry.

The title of this chapter, ‘Alliterative Poetry’, deliberately evades an ‘Old Historicist’ literary formulation – indeed, perhaps the most significant ‘Old Historicist’ failure in Middle English studies. By long-standing custom, this chapter should be entitled ‘The Alliterative Revival’.

Poetry took numerous forms in medieval Europe, for example, lyric and epic Medieval alliterative poetry book. The troubadours and the minnesänger are known for their lyric poetry about courtly love. Among the most famous of secular poetry is Carmina Burana, a manuscript collection of -four poems of Carmina Burana were later set to music by German composer Carl Orff in 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 century, when alliterative poetry ceased to be cturer: Cambridge University Press.

Medieval Alliterative Poetry: Essays in Honour of Thorlac Turville-Petre. Edited by John A. Burrow and Hoyt N. Duggan. Edited Medieval alliterative poetry book John A. Burrow and Hoyt N. Duggan.

Dublin: Four Courts Press, Pp. $Author: Lynn Staley. 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 century, when alliterative poetry ceased to be by: 8.

A Companion to Medieval Poetry presents a series of original essays from leading literary scholars that explore English poetry from the Anglo-Saxon period up to the 15 th century.

Organised into three parts to echo the chronological and stylistic divisions between the Anglo-Saxon, Middle English and Post-Chaucerian periods, each section is introduced with contextual essays, providing a. 3 Alliterative wombs Michael Calabrese 4 The end of the line Hoyt N Duggan 5 The Blage manuscript and alliterative verse in the sixteenth century A.S.G.

Edwards 6 Alliterative poetry in old Jerusalem: the Siege of Jerusalem and its sources Andrew Galloway 7 Humphrey and the werewolf Richard F. Green Pages: Get this from a library. Medieval alliterative poetry: essays in honour of Thorlac Turville-Petre.

[J A Burrow; Hoyt N Duggan; Thorlac Turville-Petre;] -- This collection of essays celebrates Professor Thorlac Turville-Petre for his scholarly work in late medieval English literature, in particular for his contributions to editorial scholarship and. Readings in Medieval Poetry is a linked collection of essays on such poems as the Song of Roland, King Horn, Havelok, Sir Orfeo, Chaucer's Book of the Duchess, House of Fame and Troilus and Criseyde, the alliterative Morte Arthure, The Siege of Jerusalem, Purity, Pearl, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, and Piers Plowman.

The connecting purpose is to open up a variety of kinds of medieval. Liverpool University Press is the UK's third oldest university press, with a distinguished history of publishing exceptional research since The characteristic alliterative poem of the 14th and 15th centuries tells a story of incident and adventure: it is pre-eminently the poetry of narrative.

Yet it is also, more than any other kind of medieval verse, remarkable for passages of vivid. Medieval alliterative poetry Essays in honour of Thorlac Turville-Petre This collection of essays celebrates Professor Thorlac Turville-Petre for his scholarly work in late medieval English literature, in particular for his contributions to editorial scholarship and Middle English alliterative poetry.

Free Online Library: Alliterative Metre and Medieval English Literary History. A Critical Review of.(Book review) by "Atlantis, revista de la Asociacion Espanola de Estudios Anglo-Norteamericanos"; Literature, writing, book reviews Languages and linguistics Books Book reviews.

English Alliterative Verse won the English Association Beatrice White Prize for outstanding scholarly work in the field of English literature before InI gave a video interview to Boston College Libraries about the book.

Thanks to Stephen Sturgeon for interviewing me. from the inside flap: English Alliterative Verse tells the story of the medieval poetic tradition that. The book begins with the early tradition of dream poetry in Latin writers such as Boethius, moving on to consider Chaucer, alliterative dream-poems, especially Pearl and Piers Plowman, and finally turning to late medieval dream-poetry.

Medieval literature and law richard firth green Vox populi and the literature of david aers Englishing the Bible, — david lawton IV AFTER THE BLACK DEATH Introduction Alliterative poetry ralph hanna Piers Plowman kathryn kerby-fulton The Middle English mystics nicholas watson.

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Medieval Literature. STUDY. PLAY. mystery play. a type of play, usually representing biblical subjects, developed from plays presented in Latin by churchmen on church premises and depicting such subjects as the Creation, Adam and Eve, the murder of Abel, and the Last Judgment.

the apparently sudden reappearance of unrhymed alliterative. Margery Kempe, The Book of Margery Kempe. For over half a millennium, this book was lost; the manuscript was only rediscovered in It’s a fascinating account of a woman’s life in medieval England.

It’s even been called the first autobiography written in the language – though its status as true autobiography has been questioned. Alliterative wombs Michael Calabrese.

The end of the line Hoyt N. Duggan. The Blage manuscript and alliterative verse in the sixteenth century A.S.G. Edwards. Alliterative poetry in old Jerusalem: the Siege of Jerusalem and its sources Andrew Galloway.

Humphrey and the werewolf Richard F. Green. The Tree of Charity – again Ralph Hanna. Alliterative verse was the main style of poetry used by poets during the Middle Ages in the North of England.

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, one of the most famous poems written in Middle English, was written in alliterative verse, and is roughly contemporary with the work of Geoffrey Chaucer, however, as this essay demonstrates the style of writing was quite different.alliterative verse - strict rules, in all Old English poetry - 4 strongly stressed principle words (not rhymes) - secular poetry - a book found in Italy - might have been dropped there by a pilgrim - lyrical and epic poetry, majority anonymous - medieval lyrics (Harley manuscript) - macaronic verse.

medieval drama - miracle, mistery.Book Description. Originally published inAlliterative Poetry of the Later Middle Ages is an anthology of texts looking at the tradition of alliterative poetry in medieval English book presents lesser known alliterative Middle English poems, which are unmodernised and include explanatory footnotes designed to give clarity to the text and enable critical response to the texts.