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The Complete Harley 2253 Manuscript, Volume 1

Translated by David Raybin and Jan Ziolkowski Edited and translated by Susanna Fein

The Complete Harley 2253 Manuscript, Volume 1
Paperback, 520 pages £31.50
Published: 2015
ISBN: 9781580442053
Format: 254mm x 178mm
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Subjects: Literary Studies, Medieval Institute Publications, Medieval Studies
Series: Middle English Texts, TEAMS Middle English Texts Series

British Library MS Harley 2253 is one of the most important literary works to survive from the English medieval era. In rarity, quality, and abundance, its secular love lyrics comprise an unrivaled collection. Intermingled with them are contemporary political songs as well as delicate lyrics designed to inspire religious devotion.

Acknowledgments Introduction MS Harley 2253: Texts and Translations Booklet 1 1. Vitas patrum / The Lives of the Fathers 1a. Thais / The Story of Thais Booklet 2 2. Herman de Valenciennes, La Passioun Nostre Seignour / Herman de Valenciennes, The Passion of Our Lord 3. De la Passioun Jhesu [L'Evangile de Nicodeme, La Tradition A] / Of Jesus' Passion [The Gospel of Nicodemus, Tradition A] 3a. Epistle a Tiberie / The Letter of Pilate to Tiberius 3b. Epistle a Claudie l'emperour / The Letter of Pilate to Emperor Claudius 4. De seint Johan le Ewangeliste / The Life of Saint John the Evangelist 5. De seint Johan le Baptist / The Life of Saint John the Baptist 6. De seint Bartholomeu / The Life of Saint Bartholomew 7. Passioun seint Piere / The Passion of Saint Peter Explanatory Notes Textual Notes Appendix: Full Contents of MS Harley 2253 Volume 1: Index of First Lines Volume 1: Index of Manuscripts Cited Volume 1: Index of Proper Names Bibliography

Susanna Fein is Professor of English and coordinator of the Arts and Sciences minor in Ancient, Medieval and Renaissance Studies at Kent State University. David Raybin is Professor of English at Eastern Illinois University. Jan Ziolkowski is the Arthur Kingsley Porter Professor of Medieval Latin at Harvard University, and director of the Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection.

Publication Details:

 Paperback , 520 pages
 254mm x 178mm

BIC Code:
 Medieval Institute Publications


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