Originally published in 1990, the main purpose of this anthology is to present the vernacular secular lyric of the Middle Ages, although it also includes Latin literature of the Middle Ages and the influence of the hymn.
Table of Contents
1. Latin Hymns and Lyrics from 850 to 1300. 2. The Carmina Burana. 3. Provencal Lyrics. 4. Italian Lyrics. 5. North French Lyrics. 6. German Lyrics. 7. Lyrics of Iberia. 8. Lyrics of Great Britain. 9. Selected Original Texts.
J. Wilhelm is Professor of Comparative Literature at Rutgers University and author of several works on poetry and Pound, including The American Roots of Ezra Pound (1985) and Ezra Pound in London and Paris, 1908-1925 (Penn State, 1990).