1st Edition

The Lost Literature of Medieval England

By R. M. Wilson Copyright 1952
    278 Pages
    by Routledge

    278 Pages
    by Routledge

    Originally published in 1952 The Lost Literature of Medieval England provides an account of lost masterpieces of medieval English literature. The book examines the evidence for their existence and pieces together a fuller understanding of the literary traditions of the period. In more specific detail, the book looks at the concept of Christian epics and religious and didactic literature, as well as the drama and the lyrical poetry of the period.



    1 Heroic Legend

    2. Historical Narrative

    3. Christian Epic

    4. Old English Prose

    5. Saints’ Lives

    6. Romance

    7. Short Narrative

    8. Religious and Didactic Literature

    9. Lyrical Poetry

    10. Political and Satirical Poetry

    11. Drama

    12. Conclusion



    R. M. Wilson