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Medieval English Political Writings

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ISBN-10: 1879288648

ISBN-13: 9781879288645

Edition: 1996

Authors: James M. Dean

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This edition contains selected poems and documents--some not printed since the nineteenth century, others often reprinted--that help illuminate political issues in fourteenth- and fifteenth-century England. It makes available to teachers and students representative political poems and documents ranging from a Latin poem on the venality of judges (reign of Edward I) to an antifraternal, macaronic lyric of about 1490. Here one hears voices of the overtaxed farmer, the outraged or fearful cleric, and the somber prophet-voices which reveal the persistent concerns of educated classes, especially the clergy. None of these is optimistic about England's future. The authors of the poems and…    
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Medieval Institute Publications
Publication date: 4/1/1996
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English