This month we published a new edition of the fourteenth-century poem Pearl, edited and translated by Thorlac Turville-Petre. Pearl concerns a father’s grief for the death of his infant daughter, whom he then meets in a dream. She attempts to bring him to an understanding of the place of death in the divine plan. This … Continue reading
The Middle Dutch Brut, by Sjoerd Levelt
Published in the Exeter Medieval Texts and Studies series of Liverpool University Press is my edition and English translation of the chronicle which I have called the Middle Dutch Brut. The Prose Brut was the principal historiographical tradition of late medieval England, and exists in various versions in Anglo-Norman French, Middle English and Latin. The … Continue reading
Smells, grid-planning, and urinary medicine… all in one season for LUP’s medieval list!
As part of focusing on Medieval Studies in August in celebration of #LUP120 we take a sneak preview of three medieval titles appearing in Spring 2020. Sense and Feeling in Daily Living in the Anglo-Saxon World edited by Maren Clegg Hyer and Gale Owen-Crocker and the fourth volume in The Material Culture of Daily Living … Continue reading