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Malden : Blackwell publishing, 2005.
xiv, 220 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm

Synopsis: Medieval Lyric is a colourful collection of lyrical poems, carols, and traditional British ballads written between the thirteenth and fifteenth centuries, together with some twentieth-century American versions of them. A lively and engaging collection of lyrical poems, carols, and traditional British ballads written in between the thirteenth and fifteenth centuries, together with some twentieth-century American versions of them. Introduces readers to the rich variety of Middle English poetry. Presents poems of mourning and of celebration, poems dedicated to the Blessed Virgin and to Christ, poems inviting or disparaging love, poems about sex, and more. Reader-friendly-uses modernized letter forms, punctuation and capitalization, and side glosses explaining difficult words. Opens with a substantial introduction by the editor to the medieval lyric as a genre, and features short introductions to each section and poem. Also includes an annotated bibliography, glossary, index of first lines, and list of manuscripts cited.


Medieval lyric : middle English lyrics, ballads, and carols / edited with an introduction and commentary by John C. Hirsh.
Hirsh, John C.,
Malden : Blackwell publishing, 2005.
821.04 M4899l 22
M4899l
Ballads, English -- England -- Texts.
Carols, English -- England -- Texts.
English poetry fast (OCoLC)fst00912278
Ballads, English. fast (OCoLC)fst00825896
Carols, English. fast (OCoLC)fst00847734
English poetry -- Middle English. fast (OCoLC)fst01710964
England. fast (OCoLC)fst01219920
Texts. fast (OCoLC)fst01423705
Translations. fast (OCoLC)fst01423791
English poetry -- Middle English, 1100-1500. lcsh.
English poetry -- Middle English, 1100-1500 -- Modernized versions. lcsh
xiv, 220 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
1405114827
9781405114820
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