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The Broadview anthology of British Literature : Volume 1: The Medieval Period, Paperback / softback Book

The Broadview anthology of British Literature : Volume 1: The Medieval Period Paperback / softback

Edited by Joseph Black, Roy Liuzza, Claire Waters


For the third edition of this volume a number of changes have been made.

The Old English material has been substantially revised and expanded, including new translations by Roy Liuzza of "Deor," "Wulf and Eadwacer," and "The Battle of Brunanburh." A selection from Adrienne Williams Boyarin's new translation of "The Miracles of the Virgin" will be included, along with Sian Echard's translation of selections from Y Gododdin.

Matthieu Boyd's translation of the first two branches of the Mabinogi is also new to this edition, together with several Early Irish lyrics.

The "Love and Marriage" Contexts section has been expanded to include additional material by Christine de Pizan and excerpts from Holy Maidenhood, and the "Religious and Spiritual Life" Contexts section now includes excerpts from Wycliffite writings.

The selection of material by Sir Thomas Malory has also been substantially revised and expanded.

In addition, the online component of the anthology includes several new selections, including "The Gifts of Men," "The Fortunes of Men," "The Feast of Bricriu," material by Robert Henryson, and a broader selection of medieval drama. Editorial Team: Joseph Black, University of Massachusetts, USA Leonard Conolly, Trent University, Canada Kate Flint, University of Southern California, USA Isobel Grundy, University of Alberta, Canada Roy Liuzza, University of Tennessee, USA Jerome McGann, University of Virginia, USA Anne Prescott, Barnard College, USA Barry Qualls, Rutgers University, USA Claire Waters, University of Virginia, USA



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