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Sisam, Kenneth

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Works: 77 works in 353 publications in 6 languages and 6,383 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Glossaries, vocabularies, etc  Poetry  History  Romances  Sources  Psalters  Controlled vocabularies  Readers (Publications)  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Recipient, Other
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The Oxford Book of Medieval English Verse by Celia Sisam( Book )

21 editions published between 1970 and 1973 in English and English, Middle and held by 1,628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Assemblage of lyrical works by such poets as Chaucer, Gower, Langland surveys poetic concerns and artistry from the twelfth tot he fifteenth century
Studies in the history of Old English literature by Kenneth Sisam( Book )

37 editions published between 1953 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The structure of Beowulf by Kenneth Sisam( Book )

31 editions published between 1965 and 1971 in English and held by 882 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Salisbury psalter by Catholic Church( Book )

24 editions published between 1927 and 1969 in 5 languages and held by 519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lay of Havelok the Dane by Unknown( Book )

37 editions published between 1902 and 1979 in English and English, Middle and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The nun's priest's tale by Geoffrey Chaucer( Book )

42 editions published between 1827 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Geannoteerde tekstuitgave van een fragment uit de Canterbury tales (ca. 1370)
The clerkes tale of Oxenford by Geoffrey Chaucer( Book )

27 editions published between 1823 and 1967 in 3 languages and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Paris psalter : Ms. Bibliothèque nationale fonds Latin 8824 by Catholic Church( Book )

1 edition published in 1958 in Latin and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lay of Havelok the Dane : re-edited from ms. Laud misc. 108 in the Bodleian Library, Oxford by Havelok( Book )

29 editions published between 1868 and 1979 in 3 languages and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The bull's bellow by G. N Clark( Book )

4 editions published between 1929 and 1976 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Middle English reader by Kenneth Sisam( Book )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scholarly and highly informative, this anthology represents a distinctive contribution to the understanding and enjoyment of Middle English literature. Kenneth Sisam's well-chosen extracts from writings of the 14th century illustrate a rising new spirit in vernacular works. Selections include excerpts from such tales as "Sir Gawayne and the Grene Knight" and the"Gest Hystoriale of the destruction of Troy," the immortal "Piers Plowman," John Wycliffe's translation of the Bible, political commentaries, and poetry. In addition to notes on each selection and an informative appendix, this volume features an extensive glossary by J. R. R. Tolkien. Best known as the author of The Lord of the Rings, Tolkien was an Oxford University professor of linguistics whose "vocabulary" offers an effective and practical complement to this outstanding anthology
A Middle English vocabulary : designed for use with Sisam's fourteenth century verse and prose by J. R. R Tolkien( )

4 editions published between 1922 and 1950 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anglo-Saxon royal genealogies by Kenneth Sisam( )

2 editions published between 1953 and 1954 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cynewulf and his poetry by Kenneth Sisam( Book )

1 edition published in 1934 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Salisbury Psalter : from Salisbury Cathedral ms. 150( Book )

4 editions published between 1959 and 1969 in English and English, Old and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Middle English Reader and Vocabulary by Kenneth Sisam( )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scholarly and highly informative, this anthology represents a distinctive contribution to the understanding and enjoyment of Middle English literature. Kenneth Sisam's well-chosen extracts from writings of the 14th century illustrate a rising new spirit in vernacular works. Selections include excerpts from such tales as "Sir Gawayne and the Grene Knight" and the"Gest Hystoriale of the destruction of Troy," the immortal "Piers Plowman," John Wycliffe's translation of the Bible, political commentaries, and poetry. In addition to notes on each selection and an informative appendix, this volume features an extensive glossary by J.R.R. Tolkien. Best known as the author of The Lord of the Rings, Tolkien was an Oxford University professor of linguistics whose "vocabulary" offers an effective and practical complement to this outstanding anthology
Fourteenth century verse & prose by Kenneth Sisam( Book )

3 editions published between 1925 and 1975 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

J.R.R. Tolkien's first major scholarly publication
Word-division for readers : hints from S.P.E. tract no. xxxiii and other sources by Benjamin N Fryer( Book )

1 edition published in 1932 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

MSS. Bodley 340 and 342 : Ælfric's Catholic homilies : [2] by Kenneth Sisam( Book )

5 editions published between 1931 and 1933 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chaucer : the clerkes tale of Oxenford by Geoffrey Chaucer( Book )

1 edition published in 1923 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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A Middle English reader
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Kenneth Sisam Brits mediëvist (1887-1971)

Sisam, K.

ケネス・シサム

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