A Companion to Medieval Poetry

A Companion to Medieval Poetry


A Companion to Medieval Poetry offers a sequence of unique essays from prime literary students that discover English poetry from the Anglo-Saxon interval as much as the 15th century.

  • Organised into 3 components to echo the chronological and stylistic divisions among the Anglo-Saxon, center English and Post-Chaucerian sessions, every one part is brought with contextual essays, delivering a worthwhile creation to the society and tradition of the time
  • Combines a common dialogue of genres of medieval poetry, with particular attention of texts and authors, together with Beowulf, Sir Gawain and the golf green Knight, Chaucer, Gower and Langland
  • Features unique essays via eminent students, together with Andy Orchard, Carl Schmidt, Douglas grey, and Barry Windeatt,  who current more than a few theoretical, historic, and cultural techniques to examining medieval poetry, in addition to providing shut research of person texts and traditions

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