A Companion to Old and Middle English Literature

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Index

a
Abraham, 162
Adam, 138 , 160 , 161
Addison, Joseph, 64
Ælfric, 22 , 281–283 , 284 , 287 , 288 , 289 , 292
Aesop, 70 , 81
Alcuin, 119
Alexander the Great, 18
Alfred, 22 , 100 , 280 , 288 , 289 , 290 , 293
Alliterative Poetry, 37–49
Alysoun,303
Amis and Amiloun,358
Ancrene Riwle,21 , 281 , 291 , 293
Andreas,215 , 216 , 219 , 236
Andrew of Wyntoun, 109–110
Anglo-Saxon Chronicle,9 , 16–17 , 20 , 99 , 112
Anglo-Saxon Poetry, 26–27 , 346
Annales Cambriae,20
Aristotle, 120 , 121 , 224 , 231 , 337
Arthour and Merlin,368
Arthurian Cycle, 250–251
Arthurian Legend, 18 , 20 , 22 , 61 , 113 , 219 , 220 , 260 , 327–330 , 352–353 , 358 , 367–369
Art of Speaking, The,70
Ascension, The,15
Athelstan,221–222
Augustine, 290 , 291

b
Bacon, Roger, 22
Ballade, 300 , 302 , 304
Ballad of Hind Horn,356
Balladry, 50–68
Barbara Allen,59–60
Bard, 2 , 51
Barkers,159
Battle of Brunanburgh, The,9 , 102 , 214
Battle of Maldon, The,9 , 41 , 214
Beast Fable, 69–85
Becket, Thomas, 286
Bede, 12 , 22 , 27 , 39 , 107 , 108 , 214 , 284 , 290 , 380–381
Beowulf,3–6 , 8 , 14 , 22 , 37–38 , 39 , 40 , 41 , 46 , 103 , 211 , 212 , 216 , 217–219 , 220 , 234 , 237 , 238 , 239 , 240 , 242 , 243 , 248–249 , 299
Bestiary pieces, 27 , 31 ;
Middle English, 72–74
Bevis of Hampton,357 , 358
Bitter Withy, The,61
Boccaccio, 223 , 260
Boethius, 16 , 120 , 189 , 228 , 231 , 290 , 293 , 361
Book of the Duchess,181 , 182 , 192

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Introduction ix
  • 1 - Old English and Anglo-Norman Literature 1
  • Selected Bibliography 23
  • 2 - Religious and Allegorical Verse 26
  • 3 - Alliterative Poetry in Old and Middle English 37
  • Selected Bibliography 48
  • 4 - Balladry 50
  • Selected Bibliography 66
  • 5 - The Beast Fable 69
  • Selected Bibliography 84
  • 6 - Breton Lay 86
  • 7 - Chronicle 98
  • 8 - Debate Poetry 118
  • Selected Bibliography 152
  • 9 - Medieval English Drama 154
  • 10 - Dream Vision 178
  • Selected Bibliography 196
  • 11 - Epic and Heroic Poetry 210
  • 12 - The Epic Genre and Medieval Epics 230
  • Selected Bibliography 253
  • 13 - The Fabliau 255
  • 14 - Hagiographic, Homiletic, and Didactic Literature 277
  • Selected Bibliography 294
  • 15 - Lyric Poetry 299
  • 16 - The Middle English Parody/ Burlesque 315
  • Selected Bibliography 333
  • 17 - Riddles 336
  • 18 - Romance 352
  • Selected Bibliography 373
  • 19 - Visions of the Afterlife 376
  • Selected Bibliography 394
  • Selected Bibliography 399
  • Index 425
  • About the Editors and Contributors 431
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