The Middle English Harrowing of Hell and Gospel of Nicodemus: 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

The Middle English Harrowing of Hell and Gospel of Nicodemus

1st Edition

By William Henry Hulme


150 pages

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First published in 1907, the publication of these Middle-English texts aimed to make the dramatic Harrowing of Hell and Gospel of Nicodemus easily accessible to students of English literature. Edited together using all known manuscripts, the volume includes the texts of the Harrowing of Hell and the Gospel of Nicodemus along with an extensive scholarly introduction on both texts. The Digby, Harley and Auchinleck manuscripts of the Harrowing are printed in three parallel columns to allow for fuller, comparative understanding, at once succinct and comprehensive. The Gospel is reproduced similarly with its Galba, Harley and Sion manuscripts along with an additional manuscript. Explanatory notes and glosses have been omitted owing to inclusion in a separate publication.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction. 2. The Harrowing of Hell. 3. The Gospel of Nicodemus.

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