Transmission and transformation in the Middle Ages

Texts and contexts

Jason Harris & Kathleen Cawsey, editors

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ISBN: 978-1-85182-990-3
April 2007. 256pp.

Close and clumsy or fanatically faithful: medieval translators on literal translation
Christine Thijs

Surviving the flood: revenants and antediluvian lore in medieval Irish texts
Emma Nic Cárthaigh

'Sumum menn wile þincan syllic þis to gehrenne': Ælfric on animals - his sources and their application
Letty Nighuis

Giraldus as natural historian: transformations and reception
Jason Harris

Reading God: visions and revisions in Julian of Norwich's Revelations of Divine Love
Frances McCormack

'The venym of Symony': the debate on the eucharist in the late fourteenth century and The Pardoner's Prologue and Tale
Niamh Patwell

'Ignotum per ignocius': alchemy, analogy and poetics in Fragment VIII of The Canterbury Tales
Brendan O'Connell

Tradition and innovation in the Middle English debates of mortality
Kenneth Rooney

The 'Wagstaff Miscellany': compilation, organization and identity in the Book of John Whittocksmead
Carrie Griffin

'I Playne Piers' and the Protestant plowman prints: the transformation of a medieval figure
Kathy Cawsey