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Medieval Dream-Poetry

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ISBN-10: 0521290694

ISBN-13: 9780521290692

Edition: 1976

Authors: A. C. Spearing

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List price: $47.99
Copyright year: 1976
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 11/11/1976
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 246
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Preface
Dreams and Visions
The nature of dream-poetry
Spiritual adventure
Macrobious on Scipio's dream
Scriptural and Christian visions
Visions of place
Doctrinal visions
The Roman de la Rose: Guillaume de Lorris
The Roman de la Rose: Jean de Meun
Fourteenth-century dream poems
Chaucer
The Book of the Duchess
The House of Fame
The Parliament of Fowls
The Prologue to The Legend of Good Women
The Alliterative Tradition
Pearl
The Piers Plowman tradition: Winner and Waster
The Parliament of the Three Ages
Piers Plowman: the A-text
Piers Plowman: the B-revision
Langland's followers: Mum and the Sothsegger
Death and Life
The Chaucerian Tradition
Lydgate: The Temple of Glass
Clanvowe: The Cuckoo and the Nightingale
The Kingis Quair
Scottish dream-prologues
Dunbar
Skelton: the Bowge of Court; Douglas: The Palice of Honour
Skelton: The Garland of Laurel
Notes
Booklist
Index