English Medieval Religious Lyrics

Edited by Douglas Gray

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ISBN: 9780859893824

Publication: November 1, 1992

Series: Exeter Medieval Texts and Studies

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This volume provides a representative sample of the major genres of English medieval religious lyric. The arrangement of the texts are an important part of its value as an instrument of teaching and understanding, and the notes are extensive.

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.
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Format: Paperback

Size: 184 x 125 mm

198 Pages

ISBN: 9780859893824

Publication: November 1, 1992

Series: Exeter Medieval Texts and Studies

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