Four Courts Press 
New Catalogue
October 2005
75/50/$75 hbk

Studies in late medieval and early Renaissance texts in honour of John Scattergood


Essays published in honour of the Trinity College-based scholar who has been at the forefront of Middle English studies in Ireland for many years.


David Aers on the Testimony of William Thorpe
Valerie Allen on tournament and toxophily in late-medieval England
Julia Boffey on Chaucer's fortune in the 1530s
John A. Burrow Chaucer's Book of the duchess
Helen Conrad-O'Briain Sir Orfeo
Helen Cooper The date of the Auchinleck manuscript
Anne Marie D'Arcy Henryson's The testament of Cresseid
A.S.G. Edwards The Canterbury tales
Richard Firth Green 'The hunting of the hare'
Alan J. Fletcher The pearl
Ralph Hanna Some TCD manuscripts
Angela M. Lucas on Chaucer's Franklin's tale
Peter J. Lucas on Capgrave's The solace of pilgrimes
Alastair J. Minnis Piers Plowman
Charlotte C. Morse Scenes of farewell in the middle ages
Derek Pearsall The flower and the leaf and The assembly of ladies
Helen Phillips Remembering Edward I
Oliver S. Pickering The Alphabetical praise of women
Wendy Scase on MS Harley 2253
James Simpson on Caxton's History of Reynard the fox
Myra Stokes on Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
John J. Thompson Manuscripts and texts associated with John Stow
Thorlac Turville-Petre on St Erkenwald
Greg Walker The Plowman's tale.

Anne Marie D'Arcy is lecturer in medieval and Renaissance literature, U Leicester. Alan J. Fletcher lectures in UCD on medieval and early Renaissance texts.

416pp October 2005