Corpus ID: 160142422

Scribal Authorship and the Writing of History in Medieval England

@inproceedings{Fisher2012ScribalAA,
  title={Scribal Authorship and the Writing of History in Medieval England},
  author={Matthew Fisher},
  year={2012}
}
Author(s): Fisher, Matthew | Abstract: Based on new readings of some of the least-read texts by some of the best-known scribes of later medieval England, Scribal Authorship and the Writing of History in Medieval England reconceptualizes medieval scribes as authors, and the texts ... 
Encountering the Dartmouth Brut in the Midst of History
The texts and manuscripts of the Middle English prose Brut resist easy classification, largely because they have resulted from a long and ongoing history of re-writing. The articles in this volumeExpand
“History Repeats itself”: The Dartmouth Brut and Fifteenth-Century Historiography
The text represented by the Dartmouth Brut, written before 1430, was probably influenced by the political turmoil following the death of Henry V. Its omission of the stories of Constantine andExpand
Paratextuality in Manuscript and Print : Verbal and Visual Presentation of the Middle English Polychronicon
This study investigates the verbal and visual presentation of text across manuscript and print media through the concept of paratext. The term collectively refers to the various textual and visualExpand
Not Diane: The Risk of Error in Chaucerian Classicism
Abstract When Chaucer, Lydgate, and their contemporaries made classical characters and classical allusions an important part of English poetry, they risked confusing scribes and readers. In the veinExpand
Reading Robert Thornton’s Library: Romance and Nationalism in Lincoln, Cathedral Library MS 91 and London, British Library MS Additional 31042
Robert Thornton of East Newton, Yorkshire (c.1367-c.1465) is the most important scribe of latemedieval England: the only amateur scribe we know to be responsible for the concurrent production ofExpand
The Manuscript as an Ambigraphic Medium: Hoccleve’s Scribes, Illuminators, and Their Problems
Abstract This essay argues that late medieval manuscript producers were both aware of and at times troubled by the ontological ambiguity of the medium in which they worked. Nelson Goodman’s aestheticExpand
TARGUM: TRANSLATION IN HELLENISTIC AND ROMAN IMPERIAL PROSE FICTION1
Hellenistic and Roman Imperial prose fiction sprang from the ashes of the Haxāmanišiyan Empire (c.550-330 BCE). The multicultural autonomy that Iranian regents afforded their subject peoples laid theExpand
The Auchinleck Manuscript: A Study in Manuscript Production, Scribal Innovation, and Literary Value in the Early 14th Century
The Auchinleck Manuscript (National Library of Scotland Advocates 19.2.1) was written in London by six scribes and contains 44 extant texts. This manuscript is an early 14 th century EnglishExpand
Emotional memory and medieval autobiography: King James I of Aragon (r. 1213–76)’s Llibre dels fets
ABSTRACT This study examines the role that emotional memories – memories connected to or describing emotions – played in the recollection of events, while also becoming powerful rhetorical andExpand
...
1
2
...

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 250 REFERENCES
Worlds made flesh : reading medieval manuscript culture
Introduction List of Manuscripts and Abbreviations Chapter One: The Metrical Chronicle Family and Manuscript Practice Chapter Two: The Manuscript Challenge to Ideas of Medieval Nationalism ChapterExpand
Negotiating the Past: The Historical Understanding of Medieval Literature
Surveys literary studies in terms of the scholarly discipline that has traditionally insisted upon the historical - Medieval Studies. Questioning the ability of theory to overcome the dilemmas ofExpand
Fiction and History in England, 1066-1200
Introduction 1. The Normans in England: a question of place 2. 'Nos Engleis': war, chronicle, and the new English 3. Historical romance: a genre in the making 4. The English in Ireland: ideologies ofExpand
The Manuscripts of Early Norman England (C. 1066-1130)
This volume provides for the first time a comprehensive guide to the books, texts, and literary culture of England in the generations after the Norman Conquest. It includes succinct descriptions ofExpand
Print Culture and the Medieval Author: Chaucer, Lydgate, and Their Books 1473-1557
Introduction: The Author and the Book 1. Caxton and the Fifteenth-Century English Book 2. Good Utterance: Printing and Innovation after 1478 3. Assembling Chaucer's Texts in Print, 1517 to 1532 4.Expand
Lollards and Reformers: Images and Literacy in Late Medieval Religion
While much has been written on the connections between Lollardy and the Reformation, this collection of essays is the first detailed and satisfactory interpretation of many aspects of the problem.Expand
Medieval Writers and Their Work: Middle English Literature 1100-1500. 2d ed
John Burrow published the first edition of this little (currently 156 pp.) volume in 1982, noting in the Preface: "The present book is designed as a introduction. At the risk of giving an exaggeratedExpand
The first English Bible: the text and context of the Wycliffte versions
Preface 1. The Bible debate 2. Censorship 3. The translators 4. The Canonical Scriptures 5. The English prologues 6. The text 7. The effects Appendix 1. Contents of the Wycliffite Bible Appendix 2.Expand
Richard Rolle : uncollected prose and verse with related northern texts
This volume presents a variety of texts relating to the fourteenth-century Yorkshire hermit and mystical writer, Richard Rolle. Most of the material has not previously been published, although someExpand
Bede's Reputation as an Historian in Medieval England
The Hand-List of Bede Manuscripts by M. L. W. Laistner and H. H. King is not definitive, since it is based partly on the evidence of catalogues and other printed material and not on the manuscriptsExpand
...
1
2
3
4
5
...