The discontinuity of English prose: structural innovation in the Lambeth and Trinity homilies
Oizumi, Akio, Fisiak, Jacek and Scahill, John (eds.)
Text and Language in Medieval English Prose: A Festschrift for Tadao Kubouchi.
(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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