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Carruthers, Leo

Palimpsests and the Literary Imagination of Medieval England

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Palimpsests and “Palimpsestuous” Reinscriptions
Raeleen Chai-Elsholz

Part I. Permanence and Impermanence of Writing on the Page

2. An Anglo-Saxon Palimpsest From Fleury: Orléans, Bibliothèque Municipale Ms 342 (290)
Adrian Papahagi

3. Recovering Anglo-Saxon Erasures: Some Questions, Tools, and Techniques
Peter A. Stokes

4. Some Psalter Glosses in Their Immediate Context
Jane Roberts

5. The Palimpsest and Old English Homiletic Composition
Paul E. Szarmach

6. “Ic Beda” … “Cwæđ Beda”: Reinscribing Bede in the Old English Historia Ecclesiastica Gentis Anglorum

Sharon M. Rowley

7. Vernacular Engravings in Late Medieval England
Florence Bourgne

8. Rewriting Genres: Beowulf as Epic Romance
Leo Carruthers

Part II. Impermanence and Accumulation in the Literary Imagination

9. Palimpsestic Philomela: Reinscription in Chaucer’s “Legend of Philomela”
Gila Aloni

10. The Middle English Breton Lays and the Mists of Origin
Claire Vial

11. Enquiries Into the Textual History of the Seventeenth-Century Sir Lambewell (London, British Library, Additional 27897)
Colette Stévanovitch

12. Elucidations: Bringing to Light the Aesthetic Underwriting of the Matière de Bretagne in John Boorman’s Excalibur

Jean-Marc Elsholz

Keywords: Literature, Medieval Literature, History of Britain and Ireland, History of Medieval Europe, British and Irish Literature, Classical and Antique Literature

Editor
 
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2011
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
The New Middle Ages
Page amount
287 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230118805
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-28644-7

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