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Published: 20 September 2013

800 Pages | 1 black-and-white photograph


ISBN: 9780199564019

Bookseller Code (AO)

Speculum Vitae

A Reading Text, Volumes 1 and 2

Edited by Ralph Hanna

Early English Text Society

Early English Text Society Original Series

  • A full scholarly edition of the previously unedited Speculum Vitae - the hugely popular translation into Middle English verse of Lorens of Orleans' Somme le roi
  • A detailed editorial introduction discusses the manuscripts, authorship, dialect, and date of the work with an account both of its source and other works which it has influenced
  • Includes bibliography, notes, and glossary