Medieval Alliterative Poetry

Essays in Honour of Thorlac Turville-Petre

Edited by: John A. Burrow, Hoyt N. Duggan

This collection 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. Contents include: R. Adams (Sam Houston State U.): Langland and the Devotio Moderna * J.A. Burrow (Bristol U.): New Lives of Piers Plowman * M. Calabrese (California State U.): Alliterative Wombs * Hoyt N. Duggan (U. of Virginia): The End of the Alliterative Line * A.S.G. Edwards (De Montfort U.): The Blage Manuscript and Alliterative Verse in the 16th Century * A. Galloway (Cornell U.): The Siege of Jerusalem and Its Sources * R. Hanna (Keble Coll., Oxford): The Tree of Charity - Again * J.J. Jefferson (Bristol U.): The Table of Contents in Cambridge MS Gg.4.31 * D. Pearsall (York U.): The C-Text of Piers Plowman * Ad Putter (Bristol U.): Cleanness and the Tradition of Biblical Versification * N. Royan (U. of Nottingham): The Alliterative Awntyrs Stanza in Older Scots Verse * A.V.C. Schmidt (Balliol Coll., Oxford): Sacramental Significance of Blood in Piers Plowman * J. Scattergood (TCD): Langland and Some Outlaw Stories.

229 pages

Publication Date: 7/28/2010
Format: Cloth
ISBN: 9781846821806