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The Erotic in the Literature of Medieval Britain

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Published by D.S.Brewer .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary studies: classical, early & medieval,
  • Medieval,
  • Literature & Fiction / Literary Criticism,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / Medieval,
  • Literary studies: general,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • English literature,
  • Eroticism in literature,
  • History and criticism,
  • Middle English, 1100-1500

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsAmanda Hopkins (Editor), Cory James Rushton (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages200
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11907033M
    ISBN 101843841193
    ISBN 109781843841197

    Department of English. Political poetry threads throughout the period from the very early Armes Prydein 10th-century Britain to the goliard rebels of 12th and 13th centuries, who were church trained clerics unable or unwilling to be employed in the church. The wealth of wives: Women law and economy in late medieval London. Catholic clerics were the intellectual center of society in the Middle Ages, and it is their literature that was produced in the greatest quantity. As we investigate the many fundamental changes that English has undergone in terms of morphology, phonology, syntax, semantics, graphics, and vocabulary, we also explore the social, cultural, and historical forces that affect language transformation.

    That means having a good attendance record, coming to class prepared to discuss the readings with books and other texts in handand actively initiating and contributing to critically engaged conversations with your professor and peers. Their solution? Emma Lipton specializes in late medieval literature, especially medieval drama, Chaucer, and Gower. Universities, which gradually shook off Church involvement and interference, would come to flourish as the epicentres of scholarship across Europe and, from the colonial age onward, across the world. There was a tremendous growth in the written word, when scholars began to transcribe their works and began writing social commentary, while others wrote poetry.

    Language When William the Conqueror came to England in the 11th century, he brought the French language to England, and throughout the entire century French and Latin were the official languages of England. Woodbridge: The Boydell Press. The "preaching orders" of monks came into existence: the Dominicans and the Franciscans. They relate to myths or certain 6th-century events, but the surviving manuscripts date from centuries later—Y Gododdin from the late 13th century, Preiddu Annwfn from the early 14th century, Beowulf from c. The course first covers such foundational texts as The Passion of SS.


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Periods: Medieval

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