Author, Scribe, and Book in Late Medieval English Literature by Rory G. Critten (review)

Taylor, Cheryl (2020) Author, Scribe, and Book in Late Medieval English Literature by Rory G. Critten (review). Parergon, 37 (1). pp. 236-237.

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Abstract

[Extract] The writers whose works are the subject of this book, Thomas Hoccleve, Margery Kempe, John Audelay, and Charles d'Orléans, were diverse in achievement, class, occupation, location, genre, subject matter, and gender. What they shared was an era—the first half of the fifteenth century—and the English language, in which each composed one or more of their works. Author, Scribe and Book brings these authors together on the basis of one further attribute that they shared—self-publication. Each participated in the physical making of their books, either by transcription—Hoccleve—, by dictation—Margery—, by compilation—Audelay—, or by supervision—Charles.

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Item Type: Article (Book Review)
ISSN: 1832-8334
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Date Deposited: 12 Aug 2020 07:30
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