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Heroic Women from the Old Testament in Middle English Verse

Edited by Russell A Peck

Heroic Women from the Old Testament in Middle English Verse
Paperback, 167 pages £15.50
Published: 1992
ISBN: 9781879288119
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Subjects: Literary Studies, Medieval Institute Publications, Medieval Studies
Series: TEAMS Middle English Texts Series

This volume makes accessible for students of the Middle Ages Middle English verses about heroic women from the Old Testament. Included are The Storie of Asneth, The Pistel of Swete Susan, The Story of Jephthah and his Daughter, and The Story of Judith. These poems exhibit the attitudes of Late Medieval England towards heroic women, and offer an unusually positive depiction of Judiasm. With extensive notes, glosses, and introductions, these verses are valuable to teachers and students of Middle English.

Preface The Storie of Asneth Introduction Select Bibliography Text Notes Plates The Pistel of Swete Susan Introduction Select Bibliography Text Notes Selections from The Middle English Metrical Paraphrase of the Old Testament Introduction Select Bibliography Text The Prologue The Story of Jephthah and his Daughter The Story of Judith Notes Glossary

Russell A. Peck is Professor of English at the University of Rochester. He is currently the editor of the Middle English Texts Series.



Publication Details:


Binding:
 Paperback , 167 pages
ISBN:
 9781879288119
Illus.

BIC Code:
 DSBB
BISAC Code:
  POE000000
Imprint:
 Medieval Institute Publications


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