An Introduction to Medieval English Literature: 1300-1485

An Introduction to Medieval English Literature: 1300-1485

By: Anna Baldwin (author)Paperback

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This book provides an informative, critical and concise introduction to the literature of the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries, contextualising the literature and introducing the pre-eminent authors of the period.

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Anna Baldwin lectured in English Literature at the University of York, UK, where she specialised in Middle English. She has also worked as a tutor for Cambridge University and taught at Hills Road Sixth Form College.


Introduction 1. The Poor Commons: literature and social change 2. The Poor Commons: education and dissent 3. The Urban Middle Class: Satire, Debate and Political Advice 4. The Urban Middle Class: Tales of Women and Marriage 5. The community of the Church: religious lyrics and the English mystics 6. Religious and Moral Stories 7. Aristocratic Love 8. Chivalric Romances Further Reading

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  • publication date: 16/11/2015
  • ISBN13: 9780230250376
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 296
  • ID: 9780230250376
  • weight: 370
  • ISBN10: 0230250378

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