Middle English Literature: A Guide to Criticism

Middle English Literature: A Guide to Criticism

Editor(s): Roger Dalrymple

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

Print ISBN: 9780631232896

Online ISBN: 9780470756126

DOI: 10.1002/9780470756126

About this Book

Middle English is a student guide to the most influential critical writing on Middle English literature.


  • A student guide to the most influential critical writing on Middle English literature.
  • Brings together extracts from some of the major authorities in the field.
  • Introduces readers to different critical approaches to key Middle English texts.
  • Treats a wide range of Middle English texts, including The Owl and the Nightingale, The Canterbury Tales and Morte d'Arthur.
  • Organized around key critical concerns, such as authorship, genre, and textual form.
  • Each critical concern can be used as the basis for one week's work in a semester-long course.
  • Enables readers to forge new connections between different approaches.

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