The Digby Poems: A New Edition of the Lyrics

The Digby Poems A New Edition of the Lyrics The Digby Poems are the twenty four short lyrics of Oxford Bodleian MS Digby a remarkable sequence of late medieval poetry that until now had only been edited once in its entirety and that than a

  • Title: The Digby Poems: A New Edition of the Lyrics
  • Author: Helen Barr
  • ISBN: 9780859898171
  • Page: 423
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Digby Poems are the twenty four short lyrics of Oxford Bodleian MS Digby 102 a remarkable sequence of late medieval poetry that until now had only been edited once in its entirety, and that than a century ago With this new edition, Helen Barr includes, for the first time, a full critical apparatus, a substantial introduction, and annotation to each of the twenty The Digby Poems are the twenty four short lyrics of Oxford Bodleian MS Digby 102 a remarkable sequence of late medieval poetry that until now had only been edited once in its entirety, and that than a century ago With this new edition, Helen Barr includes, for the first time, a full critical apparatus, a substantial introduction, and annotation to each of the twenty four poems in the Digby manuscript Gathering new evidence that suggests that this sequence was probably written by a Benedictine monk eager to demonstrate his support for the King in the early years of Henry V s reign, Barr s critical analysis and historical research brings out the political emphasis of the poems and their place in the tradition of devotional writing This volume marks the first classroom oriented edition of the poems and should be of interest to any student of medieval poetry, devotional literature, and historical manuscript studies.

    The Digby Poems A New Edition of the Lyrics The Digby Poems A New Edition of the Lyrics Exeter Medieval Texts and Studies LUP Helen Barr Books The Digby Poems Hardcover Helen Barr Oxford The Digby Poems represent a challenge to the theory that vernacular religious writing was successfully stifled by the Church in this period The Digby Poems A New Edition of the Lyrics The Best Poems of Digby Mackworth Dolben The HyperTexts The Best Poems of Digby Mackworth Dolben On a warm summer afternoon in , Digby Mackworth Dolben drowned at age nineteen The poems he left behind were said by future English poet laureate Robert Bridges to equal anything that was ever written by any English poet at helen barr ed The Digby Poems A New Edition of the May , The Digby poems are stiff with tropes and proverbial utterances which recur in other late fourteenth and fifteenth century lyrics a number of them are used than once in this single sequence Barr s notes draw illuminating attention to these, and her introduction devotes several pages pp specifically to the proverbial texture of the writing. Everard Digby Everard Digby Poems Poem Hunter All poems of Everard Digby Search in the poems of Everard Digby Sir Everard Digby May January was one of those involved in the abortive Gunpowder Plot to assassinate King James I of England and VI of Scotland and Members of the Parliament of England. Liverpool University Press Books The Digby Poems Barr s extensive annotation brings out not just the political significance of the poems but also their place in the tradition of devotional writing Helen Barr demonstrates that the Digby poems are worthy of serious study and offers a model of how to read unhistorical writing historically Journal of English and Germanic Philology, Vol , No this is very much an edition to be welcomed Journal of English

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