Fifteenth Century English Dream Visions

Author: Julia Boffey
Editor: Oxford University Press, USA
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"The poems are in lightly modernized spelling and accompanied by glosses, explanatory notes, and textual commentary. Each has its own introduction and recommendations for further reading, and a general introduction discusses the significance of the dream form, its importance for Middle English writers, and the extraordinary variety of directions in which it was developed by fifteenth-century poets."--Jacket.
Fifteenth-century English Dream Visions
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Pages: 284
Authors: Julia Boffey, Reader in Medieval Studies Julia Boffey
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"The poems are in lightly modernized spelling and accompanied by glosses, explanatory notes, and textual commentary. Each has its own introduction and recommendations for further reading, and a general introduction discusses the significance of the dream form, its importance for Middle English writers, and the extraordinary variety of directions in
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