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March 1976

Vol. 3 The Quare of Jelusy

Edited from MS Bodley Arch. Seld. B. 24 Edited by John Norton-Smith and Imogen Pravda This early Scottish Framed Amatory Complaint (preserved only in Bodley MS Arch. Seld. B. 24) combines the crisp style of Chaucer’s Canterburian couplets with Lydgate’s stanzaic rhetorical and phraseological looseness. Although containing many Lydgatian features (lack of connection between author and complainer, superficial philosophical concerns,… Read More »Vol. 3 The Quare of Jelusy