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Published: 21 July 2020

224 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198857778

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Reading English Verse in Manuscript c.1350-c.1500

Daniel Sawyer

Oxford English Monographs

  • Offers a systematic look at how people read English poetry in the age of Chaucer and his successors
  • The first book to examine the literary connections of several poems that were widely read in their day, but that have received little study since
  • Draws evidence from nearly 500 medieval manuscripts
  • Unites traditional close reading with quantitative methods