Jill Mann’s creating, training, and you can scholarship provides transformed the comprehension of one or two distinctive line of fields, medieval Latin and you will Center English books, in addition to their intersection. Someone else look once again within literary groups and you can details essential during the Mann’s own works (monster fable, the kind away from allegory, the kind off ‘nature’, the partnership regarding financial imagine and you may literature, satire, code since the an interest to own poetry) throughout the poets she’s started most keen on (Chaucer, Langland, Henryson). The essays include intimate indication of the most extremely mindful type, bringing because their no. 1 means Professor Mann’s constant injunction to visit, first off, towards ‘words on the page’. S. G. EDWARDS, Elizabeth B. EDWARDS, MAuRA NOLAN, PAuL J. PAttRSON, DEREk PEARSALL, Post PuttER, PAuL GERHARD SCHMIDt, JAMES SIMPSON, BARRY WINDEAtt, NICOLEttE zEEMAN.

Cover: A small of your relationships from Mercury (due to the fact ‘Wisdom’) and you will Philology, crowned of the an angel. Away from Martianus Capella’s de- nuptiis Philologiae mais aussi Mercurii, Oxford, Bodleian Collection, MS Canon. Misc. 110, f.123 roentgen.

Preface conditions away from proof in the place of and also make grandiose or elegant states. Talking about, definitely, the newest determining attributes out-of her own layout, combined with a great prose while the controlled because it’s artful, and you will a style regarding disagreement understated having high pressure accuracy. Continue reading