Encyclopedia of Medieval Literature

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Price
$201.60
Publisher
Greenwood Press
Publish Date
Pages
560
Dimensions
6.0 X 9.0 X 1.38 inches | 2.17 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780313300547
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About the Author

ROBERT THOMAS LAMBDIN is Assistant Professor of English in the Provisional Year Program of the College of Applied Professional Sciences, University of South Carolina.

LAURA COONER LAMBDIN teaches Professional Communications in the University of South Carolina's Moore School of Business. She was previously Assistant Professor of English at Francis Marion University. Her articles have appeared in journals such as Philological Quarterly, Quondam et Futurus, and Year's Studies in Medievalism. Together they edited Chaucer's Pilgrims: An Historical Guide to the Pilgrims in The Canterbury Tales (Greenwood, 1996).

Reviews

"The Encyclopedia of Medieval Literature is a superbly presented reference providing a comprehensive guide to literature written between 500 and 1500, examining the early works of England and the individuals which may have affected or participated in their creation. An excellent college-level reference for students of medieval writing."-The Midwest Book Review
"[L]ibrarians looking for a handy reference on medieval literature will want to consider this book."-Against the Grain
"Both its brevity and its content make this work recommendable for most academic libraries and large public libraries."-ARBA
"[T]he encyclopedia meets its stated goal of providing a useful reference tool for the researcher at the advanced high-scool level and above."-Reference Books Bulletin
"The bibliographies accompanying each entry however are thorough, and their emphasis upon the last two decades of literary research make this a useful supplement to the larger Dictionary of the Middle Ages."-Lawrence Looks at Books
"This is a monumental work of scholarship with 523 well-written entries, each supplemented by a well-chosen bibliography as well as a general bibliography. Essential for academic libraries, this should be considered by public libraries as well."-Library Journal
"Scholarly and thorough, this encyclopedia is an excellent starting point to research topics pertaining to the Middle Ages....An excellent addition to any library's reference collection; recommended for undergraduates, graduate students, and medievalists."-Choice
"ÝL¨ibrarians looking for a handy reference on medieval literature will want to consider this book."-Against the Grain
"ÝT¨he encyclopedia meets its stated goal of providing a useful reference tool for the researcher at the advanced high-scool level and above."-Reference Books Bulletin
?[L]ibrarians looking for a handy reference on medieval literature will want to consider this book.?-Against the Grain
?Both its brevity and its content make this work recommendable for most academic libraries and large public libraries.?-ARBA
?[T]he encyclopedia meets its stated goal of providing a useful reference tool for the researcher at the advanced high-scool level and above.?-Reference Books Bulletin
?The bibliographies accompanying each entry however are thorough, and their emphasis upon the last two decades of literary research make this a useful supplement to the larger Dictionary of the Middle Ages.?-Lawrence Looks at Books
?This is a monumental work of scholarship with 523 well-written entries, each supplemented by a well-chosen bibliography as well as a general bibliography. Essential for academic libraries, this should be considered by public libraries as well.?-Library Journal
?Scholarly and thorough, this encyclopedia is an excellent starting point to research topics pertaining to the Middle Ages....An excellent addition to any library's reference collection; recommended for undergraduates, graduate students, and medievalists.?-Choice
?The Encyclopedia of Medieval Literature is a superbly presented reference providing a comprehensive guide to literature written between 500 and 1500, examining the early works of England and the individuals which may have affected or participated in their creation. An excellent college-level reference for students of medieval writing.?-The Midwest Book Review