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On the continuity of English prose from Alfred to More and his school

R. W. Chambers

On the continuity of English prose from Alfred to More and his school

by R. W. Chambers

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Published by Published for the Early English text society by Oxford University Press in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • More, Thomas, -- Sir, Saint, -- 1478-1535.,
  • English prose literature -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby R.W. Chambers. An extract from the introduction to Nicholas Harpsfield"s Life of Sir Thomas More / edited by E.V. Hitchcock and R.W. Chambers.
    SeriesEarly English Text Society (Series) -- no. 191A
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR767 .C5
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxlv-clxxiv p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17274911M
    ISBN 10019722556X

    Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers & Technology Music, Arts & Culture News & Public Affairs Non-English Audio Spirituality & Religion. Librivox Free Audiobook. Full text of "A fifteenth century school book: from a manuscript in the British Museum (Ms. Arundel )". Man's unconquerable mind: studies of English writers, from Bede to A. E. Housman and W. P. Ker: The manuscripts of Piers Plowman in the Huntington Library, and their value for fixing the text of the poem: n On the continuity of English prose from Alfred to More and his school: Piers Plowman controversy Piers Plowman, the work of.

    Apr 03,  · Chambers, among others, wtil groan, for he regarded the Bodleian Library as 'the last bastion of the humanities'—which I remember as the last words of Man's Unconquerable Mind (). Chambers' essay On the Continuity ofEnglish Prose from Alfred to Sir Thomas More his School () is a fine late example of the cult of AngloSaxon. Jun 20,  · The English Text of the Ancrene Riwle by J. R. R. Tolkien, On the Continuity of English Prose from Alfred to More and his School (an extract from the introduction to O.S. ) Raymond Wilson Chambers. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book/5(3).

    An outline of English History from Julius Caesar’s invasion to the middle of the 5th century and continues to It was started during the time of King Alfred. It demonstrates the continuity of English prose from the Anglo-Saxon English to Middle English. Anglo-Saxon Sermons. Aelfric was the most notable writer of Anglo-Saxon sermons. Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Raymond Wilson books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. On the Continuity of English Prose from Alfred to More and his School (an extract from the introduction to O.S. ) Raymond Wilson Chambers. 26 May


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Reading Richard Rolle So a while back I was reading The Continuity of English Prose from Alfred to More and his School () by Raymond Wilson Chambers (–), a friend of Tolkien’s, and came across this intriguing passage concerning someone I’d never hear of before, [ ].

"The Continuity of English Prose From Alfred to More and His School." In The Life and Death of Sir Thomas More, Knight, Sometimes Lord High Chancellor of England. London: Oxford University Press. His theory was completely rejected in by R.W. Chambers in his On the Continuity of English Prose from Alfred to More and his School, which has remained the most influential book on the subject2.

It attempted to show that there was an unbroken line of development from Old English prose to. Jun 06,  · Author of Thomas More, On the continuity of English prose from Alfred to More and his school, Beowulf, Man's unconquerable mind, The saga and the myth of Sir Thomas More, Poets and their critics, Widsith, The Jacobean Shakespeare and Measure for measure.

On the continuity of English prose from Alfred to More and his school 8 copies, 1 review; Man's unconquerable mind: studies of English writers, from Bede to 8 copies; A Fifteenth-Century Courtesy Book and Two Fifteenth-Century Franciscan 7 copies; Widsith; A Study in Old English Heroic Legend 7 copies; A book of London English, Alfred the Great (Old English: Ælfrēd, Ælfrǣd, 'Elf-counsel' or 'Wise-elf'; between and – 26 October ) was King of Wessex from to c.

and King of the Anglo-Saxons from c. to He was the youngest son of King Æthelwulf of brightsideglobaltrade.com father died when he was young and three of Alfred's brothers, Æthelbald, Æthelberht and Æthelred, reigned in brightsideglobaltrade.com: –, Wantage, Berkshire. Thus, in West Midlands English, the AW author found a language already adapted to literary uses.

Chambers, in his classic study, On the Continuity of English Prose from Alfred to More and his School, argued that the AW author carried on the work of late Old English writers such as Æthelwold and Ælfric, and that AW acted something like a. English Alliterative Verse tells the story of the medieval poetic tradition that includes Beowulf, Piers Plowman, and Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, stretching from the eighth century, when English poetry first appeared in manuscripts, to the sixteenth century, when alliterative poetry ceased to be brightsideglobaltrade.com by: 8.

So a while back I was reading The Continuity of English Prose from Alfred to More and his School () by Raymond Wilson Chambers (–), a friend of Tolkien’s, and came across this intriguing passage concerning someone I’d never hear of before, the medieval mystic Richard Rolle (/–).

The scholar R. Chambers wrote a study entitled On the Continuity of English Prose from Alfred to More and His School; since that “school” can be taken to include John Milton and the great historians of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries then the influence of Alfred has been wide indeed.

In the words of Chambers himself, “it became. Oct 25,  · Had Alfred translated ‘gentis anglorum’ as ‘the Saxon people’ and had he talked about translating the book from Latin into Saxon, he would have slighted Bede and, at the same time, emphasized a North-South divide that would have not have helped his.

On the Continuity of English Prose from Alfred to More and His School: An Extract from the Introduction to Nicholas Harpsfield's Life of Sir Thomas More By R.

W. Chambers Oxford University Press, See R. W. Chambers, On the Continuity of English Prose from Alfred to More and his School (London, ), pp. xcii—c, esp. p. xciii: “England was remarkable for the number of its hermits and recluses, a fact which is the cause of the composition of so much English prose: the fact that women recluses would not be expected to be as.the existence of a continuous tradition of religious prose de- veloping steadily through the Middle Ages was first postulated, by R.W.

Chambers in his essay, The Continuity of English Prose from Alfred to More and his school.' He contends that is was this tradition which kept English prose alive during the dark.