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Havelok By G. V. Smithers

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This, the first edition of the Middle English verse romance for over 70 years, includes an apparatus, introduction, and full commentary.
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Havelok by G. V. Smithers

For over seventy years there has been no new English edition of the lively and vigorously-written Middle English verse romance of Hauelok, despite the need for a text to meet modern standards of editing. In this new and thorough edition of the poem. Professor Smithers has done much to elucidate the text, providing a detailed glossary, textual notes, and an introduction that contains an account of the main manuscript and of the Cambridge fragments, of the relations of Hauelok to the other main versions of the story, and of the language, the sources, the date of composition. In addition, Smithers supplies a full commentary which goes well beyond those of previous editions in range, scale, and detail.

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GOR010714029
Havelok by G. V. Smithers
G. V. Smithers
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Oxford University Press
1987-06-01
318
0198119399
9780198119395
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