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The Index of Middle English prose.

The Index of Middle English prose.

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Published by D.S. Brewer in Woodbridge .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementS.J. Ogilvie-Thomson.
ContributionsOgilvie-Thomson, S. J.
The Physical Object
Pagination256p.
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22315342M
ISBN 100859912965

  The index of Middle English prose and late medieval English recipes 1. This article is a revised version of a paper which I gave at the Third biennial conference of the Early Book Society at the University of Sheffield in July Cited by: 3. In , Ralph Hanna III published the first volume of the Index of Middle English Prose, listing manuscripts held by the Huntington Library in southern California; we are now almost 35 years into the project, with 24 volumes completed, and several more in preparation.. One volume will represent prose in Middle English held in manuscripts of New York City’s libraries.

The Index of Middle English Proseis an international collaborative project which will ultimately locate, identify and record all extant Middle English prose texts composed between c and c, in both manuscript and printed form in medieval and post-medieval versions. The first step towards this goal has been this series of Handlists, each recording the holdings of a major . The focus of Middle English Texts is on Middle English literature adjacent to such major authors as Chaucer or Malory. The editions include glosses of difficult words and short introductions on the history of the work, its merits, points of topical interest and brief bibliographies. Buy this book. The Middle English "Prose Merlin" gives.

A Short Sketch of His Life and History in English Verse of the First Half of the Fifteenth Century (Middle English) (as Editor) The Book of Quinte Essence or the Fifth Being () Edited from British Museum MS. Sloane 73 about A.D. (Middle English) (as Editor) The Wright's Chaste Wife A Merry Tale (about ) (Middle English) (as Editor). This website holds a repository of Middle English manuscripts dealing with Medicine, Botany and Pharmacopoeia, among others. The manuscripts belong to the Hunter Collection housed at Glasgow University Library (G.U.L.) and the Wellcome Collection at the .


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The manuscripts alone numbered over 5, and the of these which contain Middle English prose are indexed in this Handlist. These are divided fairly evenly between religious and secular texts: Rawlinson does not seem to have been interested in any particular genre; if a book was old and deemed to be of historical interest it entered his.

The manuscripts alone numbered over 5, and the of these which contain Middle English prose are indexed in this Handlist. These are divided fairly evenly between religious and secular texts: Rawlinson does not seem to have been interested in any particular genre; if a book was old and deemed to be of historical interest it entered his Cited by: 1.

The Index of Middle English Prose when completed will be a monumental achievement, the foundation of which will be the work of the individual handlisters. ENGLISH STUDIESThe rest of us who study Middle English prose can only be grateful to the pioneers. Book Description: The majority of the medieval manuscripts in Corpus Christi which contain Middle English prose came to the College as part of the bequest of Matthew Parker (), archbishop of Canterbury, who in had been given authority by the Privy Council to collect "auncient recordes and monumentes written" for "perusyng of the same".

Book Description: This volume is a vital research tool for anyone working with Middle English prose texts. It is designed to give immediate access to the indices now found separately in the first twenty descriptive manuscript catalogues published as The Index of Middle English Prose.

Series: Index of Middle English Prose (Book 19) Hardcover: pages; Publisher: (Septem ) Language: English; ISBN ; ISBN ; Product Dimensions: 7 x x inches Shipping Weight: pounds (View shipping rates and policies) Customer Reviews: Be the first to write a reviewCited by: 3.

: The Index of Middle English Prose: Handlist XII: Manuscripts in Smaller Bodleian Collections (): Ralph Hanna III: Books. A good case in point is a book I recently inspected in the beautiful John Rylands Library, Manchester; from its record in the Index of Middle English Prose, I had thought that this manuscript (now Latin MS ) might be a Jerusalem-bound pilgrim’s manuscript.

The John Rylands Library, Manchester. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

Index of Middle English Prose; Index of Middle English Prose. IMEP continues to be a solid and valuable contribution to the study of vernacular prose and of manuscripts. MANUSCRIPTA Items 1 to 12 of 25 total Sort By. Show. per page.

View as: Page: 1; 2; 3; The Index of Middle English Prose. O.S. Pickering, V.M. O'Mara. The majority of the medieval manuscripts in Corpus Christi which contain Middle English prose came to the College as part of the bequest of Matthew Parker (), archbishop of Canterbury, who in had been given authority by the Privy Council to co.

PATRICK J. HORNER The Index of Middle English Prose: Handlist XXI: Manuscripts in the Hatton and e Musaeo Collections, Bodleian Library, Oxford. Cambridge: D. Brewer, xx + pp. Patrick Horner's first Index of Middle English Prose volume (IMEP 3) was published in ; it dealt with the Digby manuscripts in the Bodleian Library and Author: Susan Powell.

As with all previous volumes in the series, this Handlist concludes with an alphabetical index of Incipits and Explicits intended to form part of an eventual Index of Middle English Prose.

Angela M. Lucas is a Senior Member of Wolfson College, : Angela M Lucas. English literature - English literature - Later Middle English prose: The continuity of a tradition in English prose writing, linking the later with the early Middle English period, is somewhat clearer than that detected in verse.

The Ancrene Wisse, for example, continued to be copied and adapted to suit changing tastes and circumstances. But sudden and brilliant imaginative phenomena. English literature - English literature - Prose: The earliest English prose work, the law code of King Aethelberht I of Kent, was written within a few years of the arrival in England () of St.

Augustine of Canterbury. Other 7th- and 8th-century prose, similarly practical in character, includes more laws, wills, and charters. According to Cuthbert, who was a monk at Jarrow. Browse Corpus of Middle English Prose and Verse. There are items in this collection. Aelred of Rievaulx. Book of Brome A Common-place book of the fifteenth century, containing a religious play and poetry, legal forms and local accounts, printed from.

Free Online Library: The Index of Middle English Prose: Handlist XXII: Manuscripts in Christ's, Emmanuel, Jesus, Selwyn and Sidney Sussex Colleges, Peterhouse and Trinity Hall, Cambridge.(Book review) by "The Journal of the Early Book Society for the Study of Manuscripts and Printing History"; Literature, writing, book reviews Books Book reviews.

The Index of Middle English Prose - Handlist XVI - The Laudian Collection, Bodleian Library, Oxford by S. Ogilvie-Thomson,available at. The Journal of the Early Book Society publishes articles with an emphasis on the period of transition from manuscript to print.

Its main focus is on English and Continental works produced from to This season’s volume covers topics such as Berthelette’s Confessio Amantis and the Fragasso Hours, a Hitherto Unknown Book of Hours.

Old English literature, or Anglo-Saxon literature, encompasses literature written in Old English, in Anglo-Saxon England from the 7th century to the decades after the Norman Conquest of "Cædmon's Hymn", composed in the 7th century, according to Bede, is often considered as the oldest surviving poem in written in the midth century represents some of the.

InRalph Hanna III published the first volume of the Index of Middle English Prose, listing manuscripts held by the Huntington Library in southern California; we are now almost 35 years into the project, with 24 volumes completed, and several more in preparation.

One of these will represent prose in Middle English held in manuscripts of New York City’s .The editors of the Index Middle English Prose have, thus, compiled a valuable book, for with it the diverse and extensive Middle English prose corpus is madeknown and accessible.

The book begins with a lucid eleven-page essay which outlines the nature of Middle English prose and details the scope and objectives ofthe : Tim William Machan.This collection of Middle English texts was assembled from works contributed by University of Michigan faculty and from texts provided by the Oxford Text Archive, as well as works created specifically for the Corpus by the HTI.

The HTI is grateful for the permission of all contributors. The archive was last updated in February