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A Book of Middle English [Paperback]

J. A. Burrow , Thorlac Turville-Petre
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Table of Contents

List of Illustrations.

Preface to the Second Edition.


Part I:.

1. Introducing Middle English.

2. Pronouncing Middle English.

3. Vocabulary.

4. Inflexions.

5. Syntax.

6. Metre.

7. From Manuscript to Printed Text.

8. Select Bibliography.

Part II: Note on Treatment of Texts:.

1.The Peterborough Chronicle.

2. The Owl and the Nightingale.

3. Layamon′s Brut.

4. Ancrene Wisse.

5. Sir Orfeo.

6. The Cloud of Unknowing.

7. William Langland: Piers Plowman.

8. Patience.

9. Sir Gawain and the Green Knight.

10. St Erkenwald.

11. John Trevisa: Dialogue between a Lord and a Clerk.

12. John Gower: Confession Amantis.

13. Lyrics.

14. The York Play of the Crucifixion.

15. Geoffrey Chaucer: The Parliament of Fowls.

16. Geoffrey Chaucer: The Canterbury Tales.

17. Textual Notes.

18. Glossary.

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