Middle English literature:
See J. W. Wells, Manual of the Writings in Middle English (1916–51); R. M. Wilson, Early Middle English Literature (3d ed. 1968); M. Schlauch, English Medieval Literature and Its Social Foundation (1956, repr. 1971); J. A. Burrow, Medieval Writers and Their Work (1982).
Sections in this article:
- The Early Period
- The Thirteenth Century
- The Fourteenth Century
- The Fifteenth Century
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