The The Index of Middle English Prose: The Index of Middle English Prose, Handlist X Manuscripts in Scandinavian Collections Handlist 10 - Index of Middle English Prose v. 10 (Paperback)Irma Taavitseinen (author)
Paperback 80 Pages / Published: 16/08/2007
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'The Index of Middle English Prose' will ultimately locate, identify and record all extant Middle English prose texts composed between c.1200 and c.1500. The initial volumes, the 'Handlists' give descriptions of each item in a particular collection, with identification, categorisation, and full bibliographical data. This volume examines libraries in Scandinavia containing Middle English prose texts: the Royal Library of Copenhagen, Denmark, the Royal Library of Stockholm, theUniversity Library of Uppsala, Sweden, and the SchA|yen Collection in Oslo, Norway. An extensive collection of alchemical writings in Copenhagen is listed for the first time. Medical texts are well represented, including Lanfrank's surgery and a Canutus treatise in Copenhagen, and the famous medical miscellanies in Stockholm. Uppsala has a number of religious works. The SchA|yen Collection is a private MS collection ontaining items of Middle English prose. IRMA TAAVITSAINEN is a researcher and member of the staff of the English Department at the University of Helsinki, Finland.
Publisher: Boydell & Brewer Ltd
Number of pages: 80
Weight: 203 g
Dimensions: 280 x 210 x 4 mm
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