English Medieval Religious Lyrics
Edited by Douglas Gray
The Crucifixion, from an English Missal of 1461: Bodleian Library, MS. Digby 227, f. 113v, Frontispiece INTRODUCTION SELECT BIBLIOGRAPHY OTHER ABBREVIATIONS LIST OF MANUSCRIPTS AND LOCATIONS TEXTS; Numbers 1-3. The Fall. The Promise of Redemption 4-16. Annunciation and Nativity 17-21. The Passion of Christ 22-5. Mary at the Foot of the Cross 26-30. Complaints of Christ 31-6. The Memory of Christ's Passion 37-40. The Triumph of Christ 41-5. Christ's Love for Sinful Man 46-9. Songs of Love-longing 50-4. Prayers to Christ 55-65. Prayers and Poems to the Virgin Mary 66-70. Prayers to Saints and the Guardian Angel 71-2. Mysteries of the Faith 73-6. Christian Hope and Joy 77-80. Penitence and the Christian Life 81-90. The Frail Life of Man. The Last Things 91-2. The Pilgrim's Final Rest NOTES GLOSSARY LATIN WORDS AND PHRASES OCCURRING IN THE LYRICS INDEX OF FIRST LINES
The choice of texts is admirable... providing a representative sampling of all the major genres of religious lyric.
Modern Language Review
Size: 184 x 125 mm
Publication: November 1, 1992
Series: Exeter Medieval Texts and Studies