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Essays and explorations : studies in ideas, language, and literature / Morton W. Bloomfield.


Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1970.
ISBN 0674264258, 9780674264250

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Subjects Aufsatzsammlung.
Englisch.
English philology.
Geschichte.
Linguistik.
Literatur.
Philologie anglaise.
Description x, 321 pages ; 25 cm
Copyright Date 1970.
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Also issued online.
Contents I. HISTORY OF IDEAS -- 1. The origin of the concept of the seven cardinal sins (1941) -- 2. Chaucer's sense of history (1952) -- 3. Some reflections on the Medieval idea of perfection (1957) -- II. APPROCHES TO MEDIEVAL LITERATURE -- 4. Understanding old English poetry (1968) -- 5. Symbolism in Medieval literature (1958) -- 6. Episodic motivation and marvels in epic and romance -- III. CHAUCER AND FOURTEENTH-CENTURY ENGLISH LITERATURE -- 7. Sir Gawain and the Green Knight: An appraisal (1961) -- 8. Piers Plowman as a fourteenth-century Apocalypse (1961) -- 9. Authenticating realism and the realism of Chaucer (1964) -- 10. Distance and predestination in Troilus and Criseyde -- IV. LANGUAGE AND LINGUISTICS -- 11. Canadian English and its relation to eighteenth-century American speech (1948) -- 12. Final root-forming morphemes (1953) -- 13. A grammatical approach to personification allegory (1963) -- 14. The syncategorematic in poetry: from semantics to syntactics (1967) -- V. ESSAY-REVIEWS --15. Kenneth Sisam, The Structure of Beowulf (1966) -- 16. Navill Coghill, The Pardon of Piers Plowman (1947) -- 17. D.W. Robertson and Bernard F. Huppe, Piers Plowman and scriptural tradition (1952) -- Sandord B. Meech, Design in Chaucer's "Troilus" (1959-60).
Network Numbers (OCoLC)105341
(OCoLC)ocm00105341
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WorldCat Identities Bloomfield, Morton W. 1913-1987.
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