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The discontinuity of English prose: structural innovation in the Lambeth and Trinity homilies

Millett, Bella (2005) The discontinuity of English prose: structural innovation in the Lambeth and Trinity homilies In, Oizumi, Akio, Fisiak, Jacek and Scahill, John (eds.) Text and Language in Medieval English Prose: A Festschrift for Tadao Kubouchi. Frankfurt, Germany, Peter Lang pp. 129-150. (Studies in English Medieval Language and Literature, 12).

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The article examines the use of later twelfth-century preaching techniques, 'distinctiones' and 'divisiones', in some of the sermons of the Middle English sermon-collections known as the 'Trinity Homilies' and 'Lambeth Homilies', in particular five sermons shared by both collections, and argues that their use suggests a closer connection with new developments in preaching in the Paris schools than has previously been assumed.

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Published date: 2005


Local EPrints ID: 28923
ISBN: 3631547366
PURE UUID: db5043a5-0aa3-452c-bb2e-ed5ffa52ea39

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Date deposited: 09 May 2006
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 15:59

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Author: Bella Millett
Editor: Akio Oizumi
Editor: Jacek Fisiak
Editor: John Scahill

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