Journals Higher Education



Published: 07 February 2002

238 Pages

ISBN: 9780198112426

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Socioliterary Practice in Late Medieval England

Helen Barr

  • An important cross-disciplinary examination of literary texts for what they reveal of their historic time and social function.
  • Discusses both canonical and less familiar authors and texts, from Chaucer, Gower, and Pearl to Clanvowe and Wycliffite prose tracts.
  • Offers challenging new interpretations of both literary history and late medieval culture.