Chapter 22. Dream Poems

  1. Peter Brown
  1. Helen Phillips

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996355.ch23

A Companion to Medieval English Literature and Culture c.1350-c.1500

A Companion to Medieval English Literature and Culture c.1350-c.1500

How to Cite

Phillips, H. (2007) Dream Poems, in A Companion to Medieval English Literature and Culture c.1350-c.1500 (ed P. Brown), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470996355.ch23

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631219736

Online ISBN: 9780470996355

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Keywords:

  • poems;
  • social dream poems;
  • political dream poems;
  • fictions;
  • framing devices

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Social and Political Dream Poems

  • Framing Devices and Fictions of Beginning

  • Fictions of Closure

  • Narratological Themes

  • Books and the Dream

  • Dreaming and Dream Narratives

  • Dream Traditions in the Later Middle Ages