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Revisiting the medieval north of England : interdisciplinary approaches / edited by Anita Auer, Denis Renevey, Camille Marshall and Tino Oudesluijs.

Format Book and Print
Publication Info Cardiff : University of Wales Press, 2019.
Copyright Notice ©2019
Descriptionxvi, 172 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Other author/creatorAuer, Anita, 1975- editor.
Other author/creatorRenevey, Denis, editor.
Other author/creatorMarshall, Camille, editor.
Other author/creatorOudesluijs, Tino, editor.
Contents Introduction: setting the scene: interdisciplinary perspectives on the medieval north of England / Anita Auer, Denis Renevey, Camille Marshall, Tino Oudesluijs -- Northern spirituality travels south: Rolle's middle English Encomium Oleum Effusum Nomen Tuum in Lincoln College Library, MS 91, and Dublin, Trinity College, MS 155 / Denis Renevey -- Mechtild of Hackeborn and Cecily Neville's devotional reading: images of the heart in fifteenth-century England / Naoë Kukita Yoshikawa -- Langage o northrin lede: northern middle English as a written medium / Merja Stenroos -- A pystille made to a cristene frende: a translation of Walter Hilton's Epistola ad quemdam seculo renunciare volentem in a northern anthology, London, British Library, MS additional 33971 / Marleen Cré - 'So to interpose a little ease': northern hermit-lit / Ralph Hanna -- The children of the York plays / Richard Beadle -- Linguistic regionalism in the York Corpus Christi plays / Anita Auer -- The hermit and the sailor: readings of Scandinavia in north-east English hagiography / Christiania Whitehead -- Towards a nuanced history of early English spelling: old Northumbrian witnesses and northern orthography / Marcelle Cole.
Summary The focus of this volume is the north of England and its regions in the late medieval period. Concentrating on the north as a centre of manuscript production, dissemination and reception, 'Revisiting the Medieval North of England' illustrates the fluidity of boundaries and communication, and the resulting links to different geographical regions.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (pages [149]-166) and indexes.
Genre/formConference papers and proceedings.

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