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  • The Middle English Harrowing of Hell and Gospel of Nicodemus

    1st Edition

    By William Henry Hulme

    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…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
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  • Jacob's Well

    An English Treatise on the Cleansing of Man's Conscience, 1st Edition

    By Arthur Dr Brandels

    First published in 1900, this volume was edited from a unique 1440 A.D. manuscript residing in Salisbury Cathedral. As a penitential manual, it joined others of its time such as Handlyng Synne and Parson’s Tale and is one of the more voluminous treatises. The fundamental allegory of this…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
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  • Three Middle-English Versions of the Rule of St. Benet

    Two Contemporary Rituals for the Ordination of Nuns, 1st Edition

    By Ernst A. Dr Kock

    First published in 1902, this volume contains an extensive, technical scholarly introduction, followed by three Middle-English versions of the Rule of St. Benet along with the Northern Lansdowne Ritual on the reception of novices and the Vespasian Ritual of making a nun. As St Benet is the Medieval…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
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  • Magnyfycence

    A Moral Play, 1st Edition

    By John Skelton

    First published in 1906, this edition of Magnyfycence aimed to highlight the true significance of the play within both the canon of John Skelton’s work and English drama. Robert Lee Ramsay situates Magnyfycence as a morality play which functioned as a bridge between medieval miracle plays and the…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
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  • The Laud Troy Book

    A Romance of about 1400 A.D., 1st Edition

    By J. Ernst Wülfing

    First published in 1902, this volume was edited from the unique manuscript, Laud Misc. 595, in the Bodleian Library, Oxford. The manuscript dates to the early 15th century, though it cannot be the original. Parts I and II of this Middle-English text are republished here as one volume, accompanied…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
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  • English Register of Godstow Nunnery, Near Oxford

    Part I, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Clark

    First published in 1905, these two volumes together reproduced the text of Rawlinson MS. B 408 from the Bodleian Library in two parts. They consist of a preface followed the full Middle English text with glosses. The initial section of the manuscript is slightly older and consists of prefixed…

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  • English Register of Godstow Nunnery, Near Oxford

    Part II, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Clark

    First published in 1905, these two volumes together reproduced the text of Rawlinson MS. B 408 from the Bodleian Library in two parts. They consist of a preface followed the full Middle English text with glosses. The initial section of the manuscript is slightly older and consists of prefixed…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
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  • The Coventry Leet Book or Mayor's Register

    Containing the records of the city Court Leet or View of frankpledge, A.D. 1420-1555 with divers other matters, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mary Dormer Harris

    First published in 1907, this transcribed text provides insight into the social, economic, legal and political lives of the residents of Late Medieval Coventry. The text consists of records of the Coventry Leet, in one view a court held by a Lord of the Manor for the trial of petty offences, and in…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
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  • The English Charlemagne Romances

    Part VI. The Taill of Rauf Coilyear (about 1475 A.D.) (from the unique copy of Lekpreuik's edition of 1572) with fragments of Roland and Vernagu and Otuel (from the unique auchinleck MS., about 1330 A.D.), 1st Edition

    Edited by Sidney J.H. Herrtage

    First published in 1882, this volume formed the sixth part of a unique series of English-language Charlemagne romances. It contains three poetic texts in their original 15th and 16th century English with some accompanying glosses. The first text is ‘The Taill of Rauf Coilyear’, discovered in…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
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  • Australian English Reimagined

    Structure, Features and Developments, 1st Edition

    Edited by Louisa Willoughby, Howard Manns

    Australian English is perhaps best known for its colourful slang, but the variety is much richer than slang alone. This collection provides a detailed account of Australian English by bringing together leading scholars of this English variety. These scholars provide a comprehensive overview of…

    Hardback – 2019-11-29 
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  • Describing Prescriptivism

    Usage Guides and Usage Problems in British and American English, 1st Edition

    By Ingrid Tieken-Boon van Ostade

    Describing Prescriptivism provides a topical and thought-provoking analysis of linguistic prescriptivism in British and American English, from a historical as well as present-day perspective. Focusing on usage guides and usage problems, the book takes a three-fold approach to present an in-depth…

    Hardback – 2019-10-24 
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  • Chaucer's Humor

    Critical Essays, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jean E. Jost

    Originally published in 1994. Chaucer is considered the first major humorist in English literature and is particularly interesting as he reflects the humor of predecessors and contemporaries as well as defines development for subsequent British humor. This collection presents essays that define the…

    Hardback – 2019-10-04
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