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"My Compleinte" and Other Poems

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Description for "My Compleinte" and Other Poems Hardcover. Thomas Hoccleve (1368-426) was one of Chaucer's first disciples. This title represents a selection of his works. It explores themes and topics such as: women; money; isolation and suffering; the pains of hell and the joys of heaven; the serendipitous nature of literary production; and the writer as translator, reporter, or even as gossip. Series: Exeter Mediaeval Texts & Studies. Num Pages: 304 pages, frontis. BIC Classification: DCF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 249 x 177 x 26. Weight in Grams: 780.
Thomas Hoccleve (1368–426) was one of Chaucer’s first disciples and is represented in this book by a selection of his works, newly edited from his own copies and fully annotated. It provides students and other readers new to his work with a very fair indication of his range and achievement as original writer and translator and includes a full Introduction and marginal glosses. It also offers those more familiar with his work a fuller account than has hitherto been available of the manuscripts both of Hoccleve’s own texts and, when he was translating from Latin or French, of his sources. ... Read more

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Liverpool University Press United Kingdom
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Exeter Mediaeval Texts & Studies
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About Thomas Hoccleve
Roger Ellis is a senior lecturer in English at the University of Cardiff. Since 1987 he has organised conferences on the theory and practice of translation in the Middle Ages and is editor of volumes 1–6 of The Medieval Translator.

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The wealth of detail noticed and reported on by Ellis is absolutely staggering ... It is a serious work, offered by a committed textual scholar who has investigated all the complex issues of authority and transmission ... It allows us to bring into the classroom data about the complex and unique history of textual transformation for Hoccleve's works, a real ... Read more

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