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The Resource The book of the incipit : beginnings in the fourteenth century, D. Vance Smith

The book of the incipit : beginnings in the fourteenth century, D. Vance Smith

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The book of the incipit : beginnings in the fourteenth century
Title
The book of the incipit
Title remainder
beginnings in the fourteenth century
Statement of responsibility
D. Vance Smith
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the first book to examine one of the most peculiar features of one of the greatest and most perplexing poems of England's late Middle Ages--the successive attempts of Piers Plowman to begin, and to keep beginning--D. Vance Smith compels us to rethink beginning, as concept and practice, in both medieval and contemporary terms
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Cataloging source
COCUF
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1963-
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Smith, D. Vance
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Medieval cultures
Series volume
v. 28
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  • Langland, William
  • Langland, William
  • Langland, William
  • Christian poetry, English (Middle)
  • English language
  • Openings (Rhetoric)
  • Rhetoric, Medieval
  • Incipits
  • POETRY
  • POETRY
  • Christian poetry, English (Middle)
  • Incipits
  • Openings (Rhetoric)
  • Rhetoric, Medieval
  • Technique
Label
The book of the incipit : beginnings in the fourteenth century, D. Vance Smith
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-281) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preliminary; Incipit: A Fourteenth-Century Incipit; Initium: Incipits and the Intentions of Vernacular Writing; Exordium: Making Beginnings: Disposition and Inscription; Thema: The Book That Makes Itself; Origo: Genealogy: Engenderment and Digression; Conditora: The Archive of Grammar: Beginning and Documentary Remembrance; Principium: Beginning Perfection: The Theology of Inception; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn133168365
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 295 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780816692583
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttbrn68
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)133168365
Label
The book of the incipit : beginnings in the fourteenth century, D. Vance Smith
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-281) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preliminary; Incipit: A Fourteenth-Century Incipit; Initium: Incipits and the Intentions of Vernacular Writing; Exordium: Making Beginnings: Disposition and Inscription; Thema: The Book That Makes Itself; Origo: Genealogy: Engenderment and Digression; Conditora: The Archive of Grammar: Beginning and Documentary Remembrance; Principium: Beginning Perfection: The Theology of Inception; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn133168365
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 295 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780816692583
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttbrn68
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)133168365

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