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The Series: Thomas Hoccleve’s Year of Mourning

Sebastian Sobecki

in Last Words: The Public Self and the Social Author in Late Medieval England

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780198790778
eISBN:
9780191886072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198790778.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Chapter 2, ‘Thomas Hoccleve’s Year of Mourning’, introduces a new life record for Hoccleve that demonstrates his ties to the Bedfordshire village of Hockliffe and shows that he owned property there ... More


The Making of Thomas Hoccleve's Series

David Watt

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780859898690
eISBN:
9781781385203
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859898690.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Thomas Hoccleve's Series (1419-21) tells the story of its own making. The Making of Thomas Hoccleve's Series analyzes this story and considers what it might contribute to the larger story about book ... More


“Dyynge and talking”: Hoccleve’s Loquacious Archive

D. Vance Smith

in Arts of Dying: Literature and Finitude in Medieval England

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226640853
eISBN:
9780226641041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226641041.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Thomas Hoccleve's Series anticipates its ending almost from the start, and the recognition that a "good end" is both necessary and ultimately inadequate is symptomatized in an array of stylistic and ... More


The Content of Propaganda

Ian Forrest

in The Detection of Heresy in Late Medieval England

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199286928
eISBN:
9780191713217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199286928.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter describes the creation of messages deemed suitable for lay participation in the detection of heresy. Propaganda directed at the laity focussed on heretical doctrine, heresy as a disease, ... More


Petrified Unrest: Succession and Descent in Lancastrian Verse

Alex Davis

in Imagining Inheritance from Chaucer to Shakespeare

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198851424
eISBN:
9780191886010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851424.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

In 1399, Henry Bolingbroke seized the throne from Richard II. This chapter examines the crisis of legitimacy that marked the rule of Henry IV and his successors as it plays itself out in two key ... More


A Middle English Treatise on the Seven Liberal Arts, CA. 1475

Rita Copeland and Ineke Sluiter (eds)

in Medieval Grammar and Rhetoric: Language Arts and Literary Theory, AD 300 -1475

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199653782
eISBN:
9780191803628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199653782.003.0056
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter discusses a Middle English treatise on the seven liberal arts, written around 1475. The hand of the manuscript belongs to the scribe of two copies each of Geoffrey Chaucer's Canterbury ... More


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