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The Place of the Self: Ancrene Wisse and the Katherine-group

Christopher Cannon

in The Grounds of English Literature

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199230396
eISBN:
9780191696459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230396.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter begins by evaluating E. J. Dobson’s claim that he had identified the location of the Ancrene Wisse, and shows the power of early Middle English forms to illicit critical response. The ... More


Anticipating the Revolution: The Princedom in Decline

Marisa R. Cull

in Shakespeare’s Princes of Wales: English Identity and the Welsh Connection

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780198716198
eISBN:
9780191784354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716198.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Drama, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter examines the theatrical afterlife of the princedom during the years between Henry Frederick’s death and the outbreak of the English Civil War. Tracking the princedom’s deployment through ... More


Multilingualism, the Harley Scribe, and Johannes Jacobi

Keith Busby

in Insular Books: Vernacular manuscript miscellanies in late medieval Britain

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780197265833
eISBN:
9780191771996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265833.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

After a brief discussion of the ‘miscellany’, this chapter considers the interaction in their manuscript context of some of the texts copied in or around Ludlow by the ‘Harley scribe’. A brief survey ... More


Conclusion

Tom Licence

in Edward the Confessor: Last of the Royal Blood

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780300211542
eISBN:
9780300255584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300211542.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter analyzes how Edward the Confessor strived for the throne and how he was ruled by his in-laws. It points out that Edward regarded the throne as a birthright that he strived for and ... More


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