Scribal Correction And Literary Craft

Author: Daniel Wakelin
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1316062120
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Scribal Correction And Literary Craft. This extensive survey of scribal correction in English manuscripts explores what correcting reveals about attitudes to books, language and literature in late medieval England. Daniel Wakelin surveys a range of manuscripts and genres, but focuses especially on poems by Chaucer, Hoccleve and Lydgate, and on prose works such as chronicles, religious instruction and practical lore. His materials are the variants and corrections found in manuscripts, phenomena usually studied only by editors or palaeographers, but his method is the close reading and interpretation typical of literary criticism. From the corrections emerge often overlooked aspects of English literary thinking in the late Middle Ages: scribes, readers and authors seek, though often fail to achieve, invariant copying, orderly spelling, precise diction, regular verse and textual completeness. Correcting reveals their impressive attention to scribal and literary craft – its rigour, subtlety, formalism and imaginativeness – in an age with little other literary criticism in English.

Invention Authorship In Medi

Author: Robert R. Edwards
Publisher: Interventions: New Studies Med
ISBN: 9780814254103
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Invention Authorship In Medi. Robert R. Edward's Invention and Authorship in Medieval England examines the ways in which writers established themselves as authors in medieval England. It offers a critical appraisal of authorship in literary culture and shows how the conventions of authorship are used aesthetically by major writers of the period.

Modes Of Authorship In The Middle Ages

Author: Ingvil Brügger Budal
Publisher: Pontifical Inst of Medieval studies
ISBN: 9780888448224
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Modes Of Authorship In The Middle Ages. A collection of articles that build on papers originally presented at the conference "Tradition and the Individual Talent: Modes of Authorship in the Middle Ages" organized by the University of Bergen, Centre for Medieval Studies, Nov. 17-19, 2008.

Scribal Correction And Literary Craft

Author: Daniel Wakelin
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1316062120
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Scribal Correction And Literary Craft. This extensive survey of scribal correction in English manuscripts explores what correcting reveals about attitudes to books, language and literature in late medieval England. Daniel Wakelin surveys a range of manuscripts and genres, but focuses especially on poems by Chaucer, Hoccleve and Lydgate, and on prose works such as chronicles, religious instruction and practical lore. His materials are the variants and corrections found in manuscripts, phenomena usually studied only by editors or palaeographers, but his method is the close reading and interpretation typical of literary criticism. From the corrections emerge often overlooked aspects of English literary thinking in the late Middle Ages: scribes, readers and authors seek, though often fail to achieve, invariant copying, orderly spelling, precise diction, regular verse and textual completeness. Correcting reveals their impressive attention to scribal and literary craft – its rigour, subtlety, formalism and imaginativeness – in an age with little other literary criticism in English.

Author Reader Book

Author: Stephen Partridge
Publisher: University of Toronto Press
ISBN: 0802099343
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Author Reader Book. Incorporating several kinds of scholarship on medieval authorship, the essays examine interrelated questions raised by the relationship between an author and a reader, the relationships between authors and their antecedents, and the ways in which authorship interacts with the physical presentation of texts in books.

Fourteenth Century England Ix

Author: James Bothwell
Publisher: Boydell & Brewer
ISBN: 1783271221
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Fourteenth Century England Ix. Articles showcasing the fruits of the most recent scholarship in the field of fourteenth-century studies.

The Prose Brut And Other Late Medieval Chronicles

Author: Jaclyn Rajsic
Publisher: Boydell & Brewer
ISBN: 1903153662
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The Prose Brut And Other Late Medieval Chronicles. Essays on the medieval chronicle tradition, shedding light on history writing, manuscript studies and the history of the book, and the post-medieval reception of such texts.