Barbara Newman: The Songs of the Medieval Troubadours, 25 May 2006
Show More Lark in the Morning: The Verses of the Troubadours translated by Ezra Pound, W.D. Snodgrass and Robert Kehew, edited by Robert Kehew.
Chicago, 280 pp., £35, May 2005, 0 226 42933 4Show More
Medieval Lyric: Middle English Lyrics, Ballads and Carols edited by John Hirsh.
Blackwell, 220 pp., £17.99, August 2004, 1 4051 1482 7Show More
An Anthology of Ancient and Medieval Woman’s Song edited by Anne Klinck.
Palgrave, 208 pp., £19.99, May 2004, 9781403963109Show More
“... but literary convention played a far less decisive role than on the Continent. For this reason, John Hirsh’s anthology, Medieval Lyric, looks very different from Lark in the Morning. Chronologically, it begins where the troubadour canon leaves off. Along with a handful of lyrics by Chaucer, Richard Rolle, and some less familiar names, it includes ...”