British Irish Poetry

A Catalogue of Chaucer Manuscripts: Volume Two: The by M.C. Seymour

By M.C. Seymour

This moment quantity, which completes the 1st finished catalogue of Chaucer's manuscripts, describes the fifty six extant copies and the fragments of eight another way misplaced copies of the Canterbury stories. those manuscripts, final tested jointly over 50 years in the past, are the following defined after a clean appraisal and within the mild of contemporary scholarship, and a few revisions of date, ornament, dialect, place, provenance, and script are instructed. The advent defines many of the significant textual difficulties posed through the manuscripts and offers a few suggestions thereon, whereas suggesting options to a couple incidental cruces. The Indices and Appendices list the quotation of misplaced and unidentified copies of the Canterbury stories, the names of former proprietors and colleagues, and addenda et corrigenda for quantity I. is designed as a reference paintings for these academics and scholars who desire to understand what and the place the extant fabric is with no the labour of its assortment and for these capable within the quite a few specialities of manuscript bibliography to boost current knowledge.

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