The beginnings to 1500 / edited by James Dow McCallum.


New York : Charles Scribner's Sons, c1929.

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Other Authors McCallum, James Dow, 1893-1971.
Subjects English literature -- Middle English, 1100-1500.
English literature -- Old English, ca. 450-1100.
Series English literature (New York, N.Y.)
Description xxvii, 440 p. ; 17 cm.
Notes Maps on lining-papers.
Includes index.
Contents Old English literature. Beowulf (c. 725?) ; Deor's lament ; The banished wife's complaint ; A love-letter ; The wanderer ; The sea-farer ; Riddles -- Cædmon (late seventh century). Cædmon's hymn ; Genesis B -- Bede (673-735). The ecclesiastical history of the English people ; Cynewulf (late eighth century) : doomsday (from Christ) ; The dream of the rood (eighth century?) ; The Anglo-Saxon chronicle ; The Battle of Brunanburh -- Alfred (849-901). Preface to the pastoral care ; The voyages of Ohthere and Wulfstan ; Wulfstan's voyage -- Ælfric (c. 955-c. 1020). The assumption of Saint John the Apostle (from the Homilies) ; Wulfstan's address to the English --
Middle English literature. Layamon (early thirteenth century). Arthur's last battle (from the Brut) ; Bestiary (c. 1225) -- Sir John Mandeville (d. 1372). The voyage and travel ; Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (c. 1380) ; Pearl (c. 1375) ; The vision of William concerning Piers Plowman (1376) -- Chaucer (c. 1340-1400). The Canterbury tales (The prologue ; The nun's priest tale ; The pardoner's tale) ; Truth ; THe compleint of Chaucer to his empty purse -- Ballads. Get up and bar the door ; Hugh of Lincoln ; Edward ; The Dæmon lover ; Thomas Rymer ; Kemp Owyne ; Sir Patrick Spence ; Robin Hood's death and burial -- Lyrics. Cuckoo song ; Springtime ; A hymn to the virgin ; Alysoun ; A plea for pity -- Drama. The Quem-Quæritis Trope (ninth century) ; Sepulchrum (c. 970) ; The shepherds (fifteenth century) -- The squyr of lowe degre (c. 1450?) -- Paston letters (1440 -- ) -- Sir Thomas Malory (d. 1471). Le morte d'Arthur.
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(OCoLC)334676
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