The Interpretation of medieval lyric poetry

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  • Poetry, Medieval -- History and criticism,
  • Lyric poetry -- History and criticism

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by W. T. H. Jackson.
ContributionsJackson, W. T. H. 1915-
LC ClassificationsPN691 .I5 1980
The Physical Object
Pagination239 p. ;
Number of Pages239
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4409057M
ISBN 100231044909
LC Control Number79012378

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JACKSON, W. H., ed., The Interpretation of Medieval Lyric Poetry. New York: Columbia University Press (). Jackson commissioned nine original essays by distinguished scholars to com-prise this volume.

Each essay is an interpretation of a medieval lyric poem, or, in two cases, of a group of poems of the same genre. In a wide-ranging essay discussing relevant scholarship and the studies included in the volume, they indicate that the book’s primary focus is on twenty-first-century responses to the medieval poetry rather than the history of past responses (pp.

6–7). Five essays focus on Old : John Kennedy.Learned Lyric and Popular Ballad in the Early Middle. Peter of Blois and Poetry at the Court of Henry II. Two ThirteenthCentury Religious Lyrics. The Medieval Poet and His World Volume of Raccolta di studi e testi Volume of Storia e letteratura: raccolta di studi e testi Reviews: 1.A book-length poem that caused great consternation when it first appeared inSordello became a byword for poetic difficulty, both because of its unfamiliar subject-matter (as now, few people had a grasp of the arcana of Italian medieval politics), but also because of Browning's verse style.