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The Ellesmere Chaucer

Essays and Interpretations

by Martin Stevens

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Published by Huntington Library Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Poetry & poets: classical, early & medieval,
  • Manuscripts, Medieval,
  • Chaucer, Geoffrey, D.1400,
  • English,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • San Marino,
  • California,
  • Canterbury tales,
  • Chaucer, Geoffrey,
  • Criticism, Textual,
  • Ellesmere, Francis Charles Granville Egerton,
  • Huntington, Henry Edwards,
  • Library,
  • Manuscripts,
  • Christian pilgrims and pilgrimages in literature,
  • Manuscripts, English (Middle)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages363
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8377079M
    ISBN 100873281500
    ISBN 109780873281508

    The Canterbury TalesGeoffrey Ch.


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The Ellesmere Chaucer which contains the Canterbury Tales is one of the most important medieval codices of English literature in the world, prior to the advent of movable-type printing in The Ellesmere Chaucer book late 15th century and the Age of Shakespeare in the late 16th and early The Ellesmere Chaucer book centuries.2/5(1).

This volume of essays was produced in conjunction with a full-size facsimile of the Huntington's Ellesmere manuscript of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales. The introductory essays and appendices, prepared by Woodward (Huntington Library) and Stevens (Graduate School, City University of New York), explain the The Ellesmere Chaucer book and construction of the facsimile and summarize the conservation work done 4/5(1).

Chaucer, Geoffrey. The Ellesmere Chaucer: Reproduced in Facsimile. Manchester, England: The University Press, 2 Volumes. The Ellesmere Chaucer book Number: (SPL) (FOL) Z Z.C4 This facsimile is the first reproduction ever made of this manuscript, considered a prime authority for the text of The Canterbury Tales.

The Ellesmere Chaucer deserves its eminence as a landmark in the history of the The Ellesmere Chaucer book book. The well-conceived design and artistic excellence of this manuscript undeniably supplement the text.

To the student of the book and its special ways of presenting structured meanings, the The Ellesmere Chaucer book Chaucer will be an exciting discovery.

The Ellesmere Chaucer is more than just a book; it is a literary masterpiece and a work of art. But sometimes it is too easy to be blinded The Ellesmere Chaucer book the glittering illuminations. We miss some of the other stories this manuscript tells us, stories beyond the Tales. Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

Notes An "Index of proper names and subjects to Chaucer's Canterbury tales by Prof. Hiram Corson" was published by the society in as "First series, LXXII, Chaucer's Canterbury : The Ellesmere Manuscript is one of the most famous manuscripts of Geoffrey Chaucer ’s The Canterbury Tales.

It is one of the earliest manuscripts of The Canterbury Tales, having been made in the first decade of the 15th century, and is also richly illustrated. Volume VII Winter Number 2 The Ellesmere Chaucer--PHILIP H. GOEPP. The Ellesmere manuscript of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales holds a place in our cultural history not unlike that of the First Folio of Shakespeare's is The Ellesmere Chaucer book known that without the timely and devoted labors of two of Shakespeare's fellow actors many of the plays would have slipped irrecoverably into oblivion.

book-collectors than to the community for which one must assume the facsimile was originally intended. The ultimate impetus for both the new facsimile and The Ellesmere Chaucer: Essays in Interpretation must be sought in an intellectual and scholarly project now almost a quarter-century old: "a reconsideration of the manuscript tradition of CT.

"The Ellesmere Chaucer, or Ellesmere Manuscript of the Canterbury Tales, is an early 15th-century illuminated manuscript of Geoffrey Chaucer's Canterbury Tales, owned by the Huntington Library, in San Marino, California (EL 26 C 9).

It is considered one of the most significant copies of the Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing. There are 55 Middle English volumes (–) of prose and verse, most celebrated among these being the Ellesmere Chaucer, the Towneley Plays and Chester Plays, two autograph volumes of Thomas Hoccleve's poetry, and the Stafford Gower.

English law is a strength that carries into the early modern and modern British collections. There is a very expensive facsimile of the Ellesmere manuscript, more artifact than book and obviously intended for collectors rather than scholars: The Canterbury tales: the new Ellesmere Chaucer facsimile (of Huntington The Ellesmere Chaucer book MS EL 26 C 9), edited by Daniel Woodward and Martin Stevens.

The Ellesmere Manuscript is the most complete, authentic version of the Canterbury Tales and the most famous literary The Ellesmere Chaucer book in the Huntington Library's collections. The manuscript's text pages are embellished with floriated borders, illuminated initials and other decorations, and twenty-three illustrations of the pilgrim-storytellers.

The Canterbury Tales (Middle English: Tales of Caunterbury) is a collection of 24 stories that runs to o lines written in Middle English by Geoffrey Chaucer between and InChaucer became Controller of Customs and Justice of Peace and, inClerk of the King's work.

It was during these years that Chaucer began working on his most famous text, The Canterbury : Geoffrey Chaucer. The Ellesmere Chaucer is one of the earliest copies of Geoffrey Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales ().It was transcribed shortly after Chaucer's death inpossibly by Adam Pinkhurst, a man employed by Chaucer ().Pinkhurst is also thought to be responsible for the Hengwrt Manuscript of The Canterbury Tales (National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth, MS Peniarth D), the earliest and.

The Bindings of the Ellesmere Chaucer ANTHONY G. CAINS DISBINDING AND CONSERVATION T v he process of disbinding any elaborately decorated parchment manu-script that is in a modern trade binding is a parlous task.

The first step is to study the text and its binding closely in order to overcome one's apprehension and to formulate a plan of action. Part 1 The Ellesmere manuscript and its text. Part 2 The facsimile: the Ellesmere Chaucer. (source: Nielsen Book Data) Summary The Ellesmere manuscript of Chaucer's "Canterbury Tales" has for more than years occupied a central position in discussions of the work.

Buy The Ellesmere Chaucer: Essays in Interpretation by Stevens, Martin, Woodward, Daniel (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.4/5(1). Chaucer’s storytellers are on the road to Canterbury, and they’re giving us sneak previews of all this year’s hottest styles.

The Ellesmere Manuscript has laid out the lookbook, and we’ve ranked the five best— and five worst— outfits so that you. THE CANTERBURY TALES New Ellesmere Chaucer Mono Facsimile GEOFFREY CHAUCER Book Number: Product format: Hardback The 'Ellesmere Manuscript' is the most complete, authentic version of the.

The Ellesmere Chaucer, also known as the Ellesmere Manuscript, is considered to be one of the most significant and high quality manuscripts of the Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer.

The codex, written and illuminated at the beginning of the 15th century, was produced in England. Geoffrey Chaucer (/ ˈ tʃ ɔː s ər /; c. s – 25 October ) was an English poet and author. Widely considered the greatest English poet of the Middle Ages, he is best known for The Canterbury Tales. He has been called the "father of English literature", or, alternatively, the "father of English poetry".

He was the first writer buried in Poets' Corner of Westminster en: Elizabeth Chaucer, Thomas Chaucer. William Thynne’s The Workes of Geffray Chaucer.

John Stow’s The Workes of Geffrey Chaucer. Thomas Speght’s The works of our antient and lerned English poet, Geffrey Chaucer: Google Books has many older printings of Chaucer’s works, as.

The Ellesmere Chaucer: Essays in Interpretation succeeds in presenting a new, often-intriguing reevaluation of the manuscript and of such crucial issues as concepts of authorship and the nature of scribal and contemporary editing.

Several of these essays also. The function of images in the major illustrated English poetic works from the Anglo-Saxon period to the early fifteenth century is the primary concern of this book. Hilmo argues that the illustrations have not been sufficiently understood because modern judgments about their artistic merit and fidelity to the literary texts have got in the way of a historical understanding of their function.5/5(1).

Title: Canterbury Tales Creator: Chaucer, Geoffrey, Date: AD Language: Middle English. View this book in the digital library. Original Document description: The Ellesmere Chaucer is a beautiful and elaborately decorated manuscript of Geoffrey Chaucer’s Canterbury d between andit contains what is believed to be a portrait of Chaucer as well as miniature.

Buy The Ellesmere Manuscript of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales: A Working Facsimile Facsimile of ed by Chaucer, Geoffrey (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Geoffrey Chaucer. The Ellesmere manuscript of Geoffrey Chaucer's Canterbury Tales, commonly referred to as the "Ellesmere Chaucer," is one of the most valuable and cherished manuscripts in the Huntington ed within five years of Chaucer’s death init is considered by most experts to be the definitive manuscript of this cornerstone of English : Herbert Schulz.

The Shakespeare Head Chaucer, with Hand-Colored Drawings of the Canterbury Pilgrims, Taken from the Ellesmere Manuscript Handsomely Bound by Bayntun Rivière ca. [SHAKESPEARE HEAD PRESS]. CHAUCER, Geoffrey. The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer. The Ellesmere manuscript of Chaucer's "Canterbury Tales" has for more than years occupied a central position in discussions of the work.

Since the early investigations of the Chaucer Society, it has been seen as one of the most important sources for evidence in determining Chaucer's text. The original, which is owned by the Huntington Library in San Marino, Calif., is known as the Ellesmere Chaucer because its previous owner was Sir Thomas Egerton, who became Baron Ellesmere.

Pitt paid $16, for its copy, one of that were produced. It is bound in oak and leather and printed in 15th-century type. The book features. The Ellesmere Chaucer is so named for Sir Thomas Egerton who became Baron Ellesmere under the rule of James I.

Prior to Egerton, however, the manuscript enjoyed quite the journey. It’s uncertain who commissioned the creation of the manuscript, but many believe it was created soon after Chaucer’s death in and is a testament to his.

“Ellesmere Chaucer” is described in great detail in the University of California’s Digital Scriptorium. Through this website, photos of the original binding, as well as the restored one, are shown.

The original “Ellesmere was a dark shade of green and had six ribs going across the actual binding of the book. Chaucer, G. The Canterbury tales: the new Ellesmere Chaucer facsimile (of Huntington Library MS EL 26 C 9) / by Geoffrey Chaucer ; edited by Daniel Woodward and Martin Stevens.

Huntington Library Press. MLA Citation. Chaucer, Geoffrey. The Ellesmere Chaucer reproduced in facsimile. [Geoffrey Chaucer; Francis Charles Granville Egerton Ellesmere, Earl of; Alix Egerton, Lady.] Home.

WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search # Illumination of books and manuscripts\/span>\n \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema. About. The Bancroft Library is the primary special collections library at the University of California, Berkeley. One of the largest and most heavily used libraries of manuscripts, rare books, and unique materials in the United States, Bancroft supports major research and instructional activities and plays a leading role in the development of the University's research collections.

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The Canterbury tales, CIP t.p. (Ellesmere Chaucer; Huntington Library MS EL 26 C 9) t.p. verso (Ellesmere manuscript; manuscript of Chaucer's Canterbury tales created not long after his death in ). Adam Pinkhurst was a medieval scribe from London, who worked as a scribe for Geoffrey Chaucer, including the Hengwrt Chaucer and the Ellesmere Chaucer manuscripts.

Identified in by professor Linne Mooney, he was possibly the person to whom Chaucer addressed his short poem, "Adam, his owne Scriveyn" (Horobin). The Broadview Canterbury Tales is an edition of the complete tales in a text based on the famous Ellesmere Manuscript.

Here one may read a Middle English text that is closer to what Chaucer's scribe, Adam Pinkhurst, actually wrote than that in any other modern edition/5(K). Pdf of important medieval books such as pdf Book of Kells, The Durham Gospels, The Lorsch Gospels, the Belles Heures of the Duke of Berry, and the Ellesmere Chaucer are part of our collection as well.

Other holdings documenting early printing includeI incunabula (books printed with moveable type before ) and books from the 16th century.The Ellesmere Canterbury Tales manuscript, download pdf from A Knight’s Tale. (The craftsmanship is unprecedented; they will never create pages like this again!

Geoffrey Chaucer presents the Canterbury Tales for the first time at the court of Richard II circa. The Ellesmere Canterbury Tales manuscript, page from ‘A Knight’s Tale’. See more.Archives and Special Collections ebook a repository for materials contained in a variety of formats: books, manuscripts, correspondence, journals, photographs, posters, maps, original drawings, theatre programs, archival documents, and other : Robert Delaney.