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Medieval British Literature

Anthology of Middle English Literature

Covers the major works of the Medieval period, including the major plays and lyrics. Contains essays, articles and additional sources.

Early Modern Colloquium

An organization run by graduate students in the English department at the University of Michigan, to stimulate scholarly interest and research in the study of early modern literatures and cultures. Describes their activities and membership.

Glossarial DataBase of Middle English

Compilation of old and modern English versions of the Canterbury Tales. Also provides some analysis of the texts.

Medieval English Plays

Collection of various literary dramas and art works during the Medieval period. Contains essays and articles for study guides.

Medieval Literature

Listings of authors during the Medieval period. With corresponding biographies and details on their written works.

Middle English Dictionary

Compilation of various studies and analysis on lexicon and significance of punctuations of the English language used in literature between 1100-1500 or commonly known as the Middle or Medieval period.

Sir Gowther

Twelve-line tail rhyme stanza poem in various dialect versions. Provides historical accounts on the discovery and preservation of the manuscripts.

University of Virginia Library: Middle English Collection

Online texts on various literary pieces of the Medieval period. Showcases works of Geoffrey Chaucer.

Wessex Parallel WebTexts

An anthology of edited Middle English lyrics, concentrating particularly on the 'Harley Lyrics', translations of some longer Middle English works, and background resources for use in teaching.

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