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Published: 28 January 2020

240 Pages | 20 Illustrations

8.0 x 5.2 inches

ISBN: 9780198790778

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The Public Self and the Social Author in Late Medieval England

Sebastian Sobecki

Oxford Textual Perspectives

  • Reassesses late medieval English literature
  • Includes new archival breakthroughs: new life records, authorial attributions, and handwriting identification
  • Presents a new theory of medieval authorship
  • Reveals how John Gower kept the Trentham manuscript in his final years, how John Lydgate wished to be remembered, and why Thomas Hoccleve wrote his best-known work, the Series

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