A Manual of the Writings in Middle English, 1050-1500 is the definitive research tool used by beginning students as well as specialists in the field of Middle English. Each volume contains chapters written by eminent scholars on Middle English texts and includes succinct, critical evaluations and an exhaustive bibliography, with full information on manuscripts and early print sources. The series - the eleventh volume of twelve has been published - is an invaluable addition to the medieval scholar’s private library as well as to every academic library collection.
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MA 1 Severs, J. Burke, Editor. [MA 1 ISBN 0-208-10831-X $39.50 (c)]
A Manual of the Writings in Middle English, 1050-1500 I. Romances. Mortimer J. Donovan, Charles W. Dunn, Lillian H. Hornstein, Robert M. Lumansky, Helaine Newstead, and H.M. Snyder. p 1-338. (1967)
MA 2 Severs, J. Burke, Editor. [MA 2 ISBN 0-208-00894-2 $39.50 (paper)] Reprints in paper cover available.
A Manual of the Writings in Middle English, 1050-1500 II. The Pearl Poet. Marie P. Hamilton III. Wyclyf and His Followers. Ernest W. Talbert and S. Harrison Thomson IV. Translations and Paraphrases of the Bible and Commentaries. V. Saints’ Legends. Charlotte D’Evelyn and Frances A. Foster VI. Instructions for Religious. Charlotte D’Evelyn. p 339-668. (1970) paper.
MA 3 Hartung Albert E., Editor [MA 3 ISBN 0-208-01220-6 $39.50 (c)]
A Manual of the Writings in Middle English, 10501500. VII. Dialogues, Debates, and Catechisms. Francis Lee Utley, VIII. Thomas Hoccleve. William Matthews IX. Malory and Caxton. Robert H. Wilson. p 669960. (1972)
MA 4 Hartung, Albert E., Editor [MA 4 ISBN 0-208-01342-3 $39.50 (c)]
A Manual of the Writings in Middle English, 10501500. X. Middle Scots Writers. Florence H. Ridley
XI. The Caucerian Apocrypha. Rossell Hope Robbins. p 9611312. (1973)
MA 5 Hartung, Albert E., Editor [MA 5 ISBN 0-208-01459-4 $39.50 (c)]
A Manual of the Writings in Middle English, 10501500. XII. Dramatic Pieces. Anna J. Mill, Sheila Lindenbaum, Francis Lee Utley and Barry Ward XIII. Poems Dealing With Contemporary Conditions. Rossell Hope Robbins
p 13151725. (1975)
MA 6 Hartung, Albert E., Editor [MA 6 ISBN 0-208-01220-6 $39.50 (paper)]
A Manual of the Writings in Middle English, 10501500. XIV. Carols. Richard Leighton Greene XV. Ballads. David C. Fowler XVI. John Lydgate. Alain Renoir and C. David Benson. p 17432194. (1980) Reprints in paper cover available.
MA 7 Hartung, Albert E., Editor [MA 7 ISBN 0-208-02107-8 $39.50 (c)]
A Manual of the Writings in Middle English, 10501500. XVII. John Gower. John H. Fisher, R. Wayne Hamm, Peter G. Beidler, and Robert F. Yeager XVIII. Piers Plowman. Anne Middleton XIX. Travel and Geographical Writings. Christian K. Zacher XX. Works of Religious and Philosophical Instruction. Robert R. Raymo. p 21952595. (1986)
MA 8 Hartung, Albert E., Editor [MA 8 ISBN 0-208-02158-2 $39.50 (c)]
A Manual of the Writings in Middle English, 10501500. XXI. Chronicles and Other Historical Writing. Edward Donald Kennedy. p 25972956. (1990)
MA 9 Hartung, Albert E., Editor [MA 9 ISBN 1-878-50805-9 $49.50 (c)]
A Manual of the Writings in Middle English, 10501500. XXII. Proverbs, Precepts, and Monitory Pieces. Cameron Louis XXIII. English Mystical Writings. Valerie M. Lagorio and Michael G. Sargent XXIV. Tales. Thomas D. Cooke with Peter Whiteford and Nancy Mohr McKinley. p 2957-3592. (1992)
MA 10 Hartung, Albert E., General Editor [MA 10 ISBN 1-878508-05-0 $59.95 (c)]
A Manual of the Writings in Middle English, 1050-1500. XXV. Works of Science and Education. George R. Keiser. p 3593- 3967. (1998)
Encyclopedias: Science: Cosmology, Astronomy; Prognosticatory Treatises; Alchemy; Mathematics and Music
Medicine: Herbals; Treatises by Doctors, Surgeons, and Practicioners; Remedybooks and Leechbooks; Phlebotomy; Uroscopy Treatises; Treatises on the Plague; Gynecology and Obstetrics; Charms
Cookery and Household Books: Collections of Culinary Recipes; Treatises on Wine; Household Books
Technology, Crafts, Weights and Measures: Colors and Other Technical Recipes; Building and Masonry; The Making of Laces; Weights and Measures
Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine: Farming and Estate Management; Equine Medicine
Hunting, Hawking, Fishing: The Boke of St. Albans; Hawking, Hunting; The J. B. and Lansdowne Groups; Fishing; Miscellaneous Works Using Language and Imagery of Hunting, Hawking, and Fishing
Education: The Teaching of French; The Teaching of Latin; Glosses, Vocabularies, Dictionaries
MA 11 Beidler, Peter G., Editor [MA 11 ISBN 1-878-50826-1 $59.95 (c)]
A Manual of the Writings in Middle English, 1050-1500. XXVI. Early Middle English Sermons and Homilies (by Thomas J. Heffernan): Collections of Early Sermons, Single Early English Sermons and Homilies. Later Middle English Sermons and Homilies (by Patrick Horner): Mirk’s Festial [etc], Sermons Derived [Wycliffite and Lollard], Other Fifteenth-Century Sermons, Miscellaneous Sermons. XXVII. The Lyrics of MS Harley 2253 (by Susanna Fein) p 3968-4361. (2005)