Fifteenth-Century English Dream Visions: An Anthology

Fifteenth-Century English Dream Visions: An Anthology


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This anthology presents new editions of five English dream vision poems from the fifteenth century, exploring issues of love, philosophy, governance, life at court, and some of the anxieties of writing in a newly-forged English tradition. The texts are fully glossed and annotated, with introductions discussing their contexts and critical history.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199263974
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 11/01/2003
Pages: 296
Product dimensions: 8.60(w) x 5.70(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Julia Boffey is Reader in Medieval Studies at Queen Mary, University of London. She is an established editor of medieval texts, and her publications include:
Ed. Manuscripts of English Courtly Love Lyrics in the Later Middle Ages (D. S. Brewer 1985)
Ed. with J. Cowen Chaucer and Fifteenth-Century Poetry (Kings College London 1991)
Ed. with P. King London and Europe in the Later Middle Ages (Westfield College London 1995)
Ed. with J. Scatterford Texts and Contexts: Essays from the Early Book Society (Four Courts Press 1997)
Ed. with A. S. G. Edwards The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer and 'the Kingis Quair' (D. S. Bewer 1997)

Table of Contents

Editorial Policy
John Lydgate, The Temple of Glass
James I of Scotland, The Kingis Quair
Charles of Orleans, Love's Renewal
The Assembly of Ladies
John Skelton, The Bowge of Court

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