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The 15th century defies consensus on primary matters; so much students agree, even though, that the interval outgrew the center a long time, that it was once a time of transition and a passage to fashionable occasions. Fifteenth-Century reviews treats assorted features of the interval, together with liberal and wonderful arts, historiography, medication, and faith. quantity 35 addresses subject matters together with actual impairments as depicted in surgical handbooks revealed in Germany and as mirrored via eyeglasses for the blind (a treatment proposed through French vernacular poets); literary structures of ladies in de Meun's Cit?© des Dames and in hagiographic legends of Spain; the evolution of the Order of the Garter as dramatized in Shakespeare; critical parts in French farces; the competition context of Villon's Pet-au-Deable; Boethius within the overdue center a while; A Revelation of Purgatory and Chaucer's Prioress; Piers Plowman in a single British Library manuscript; and narrative afterlife and time in Henryson's testomony of Cresseid. ebook reports finish the quantity. individuals: Milagros Alameda-Irizarry, Chiara Benati, Edelgard E. DuBruck, Rosanne Gasse, Chelsea Honeyman, Noel Harold Kaylor Jr., James N. Ortego II, E. L. Risden, Julie Singer, Geri L. Smith, Martin W. Walsh.

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204–206). Neither Mimin nor his father nor the schoolteacher seem to realize the deplorable quality of the Latin which Mimin regurgitates; only the audience may appreciate this linguistic comedy, whose essential technique is based on 28 Fifteenth-Century Studies 35 (2010) grotesque deformation. In order to heal Mimin, he is placed into a cage like a bird, and they teach him French again, mechanically. His definite return to nature is achieved, however, by his fiancée, who teaches him the language of love.

Cotton Caligula’s text is closely related to that of two other manuscripts, Oxford Bodley 814 (Bo) and British Library Additional 10574 (Bm), which exhibit the same CAB textual combination and which surpass it both in terms of closeness to the authorial text and in overall presentation. Other than Sir Robert Cotton, the antiquarian who acquired the manuscript in the sixteenth century, the only named owner/reader of Piers Plowman: Cotton Caligula A XI, was one John Godere (or Godeve), who wrote 4 out his name twice on 269 recto.

Guillaume’s attempt to collect his money is thwarted by Pathelin, with his wife’s complicity, in an inspired scene of comic delirium. Because Guillaume has also cheated his shepherd on his wages, the latter kills and eats a number of the sheep. Accused of the slaughter, the shepherd hires Pathelin to defend him in court. The latter deceives the judge by having the shepherd reply “Baa” to all his questions. Finally, when Pathelin asks to be paid, the shepherd dutifully replies “Baa” to all his entreaties.

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