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A significant other to Medieval Poetry provides a sequence of unique essays from top literary students that discover English poetry from the Anglo-Saxon interval as much as the fifteenth century. Organised into 3 components to echo the chronological and stylistic divisions among the Anglo-Saxon, heart English and Post-Chaucerian sessions, every one part is brought with contextual essays, offering a priceless advent to the society and tradition of the time Combines a common dialogue of genres of medieval poetry, with particular attention of texts and authors, together with Beowulf , Sir Gawain and the golf green Knight , Chaucer, Gower and Langland good points unique essays by means of eminent students, together with Andy Orchard, Carl Schmidt, Douglas grey, and Barry Windeatt, who current a number of theoretical, old, and cultural methods to interpreting medieval poetry, in addition to providing shut research of person texts and traditions

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