The Middle English Wise book of philosophy and astronomy : a parallel-text edition : edited from London, British Library, MS Sloane 2453 with a parallel text from New York, Columbia University, MS Plimpton 260 / by Carrie Griffin.

Author
Griffin, Carrie [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
  • English
  • Middle English (1100-1500)
Published/​Created
Heidelberg : Winter, ©2013.
Description
lxxv, 74 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.

Details

Subject(s)
Series
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references.
Language note
Texts in Middle English; introductory material, notes and commentary in modern English.
Contents
  • Introduction
  • Text
  • Manuscripts of the Wise Book
  • Wise Book in scholarship
  • Wise Book in the present
  • Structure and content
  • Book of destinary
  • Traditions and analogues
  • Readers, audiences, discourse communities
  • Editing the Wise Book
  • Editorial policy
  • Middle English Wise Book of philosophy and astronomy edited from recensions A and B
  • Critical apparatus
  • Commentary
  • Appendix I : text of The Wise Book from W2
  • Commentary to Appendix I
  • Appendix II : text of The Wise Book from Z
  • Commentary to appendix II
  • Glossary
  • Bibliography.
Other title(s)
Wise book of philosophy and astronomy
ISBN
  • 9783825361747 ((pbk.))
  • 3825361748 ((pbk.))
  • 9783825361297 ((v. 2 : pbk.))
  • 3825361292
OCLC
843866239
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