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Donaldson, E. Talbot (Ethelbert Talbot) 1910-1987

Overview
Works: 67 works in 281 publications in 4 languages and 9,217 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Poetry  Sources  History  Conference proceedings  Manuscripts 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Author of introduction, Honoree
Classifications: PR1109, 820.8
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by E. Talbot Donaldson
Speaking of Chaucer by E. Talbot Donaldson( Book )

27 editions published between 1970 and 1983 in English and held by 1,270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beowulf : the Donaldson translation, backgrounds and sources, criticism( Book )

9 editions published between 1966 and 1990 in English and held by 1,235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an annotated text of the saga of the hero Beowulf, slayer of the monster Grendel, and includes backgrounds and sources, as well as critical commentary
Poetry : an anthology for the modern reader by Geoffrey Chaucer( Book )

2 editions published in 1958 in English and held by 986 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Piers plowman; the C-text and its poet by E. Talbot Donaldson( Book )

33 editions published between 1949 and 1966 in English and held by 965 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beowulf: a new prose translation( Book )

16 editions published between 1966 and 1967 in English and English, Old and held by 800 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The swan at the well : Shakespeare reading Chaucer by E. Talbot Donaldson( Book )

8 editions published in 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Will's vision of Piers Plowman by William Langland( Book )

19 editions published between 1975 and 1990 in English and English, Middle and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Acts of interpretation : the text in its contexts, 700-1600 : essays on medieval and Renaissance literature in honor of E. Talbot Donaldson( Book )

8 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chaucer's poetry : an anthology for the modern reader by Geoffrey Chaucer( Book )

15 editions published between 1958 and 1984 in English and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beowulf : a prose translation : backgrounds and contexts, criticism( Book )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains the prose translation of "Beowulf" and provides historical, linguistic, and literary settings, origins of Old English language, and material on Beowulf's tribes and genealogies
Piers Plowman : the Donaldson translation, Middle English text, sources and backgrounds, criticism by William Langland( Book )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the fourteenth-century epic poem by William Langland that explores day-to-day life in medieval England
Piers Plowman, the B version : Will's visions of Piers Plowman, Do-well, Do-better, and Do-best by William Langland( Book )

7 editions published between 1975 and 1988 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Will's visions of Piers Plowman, do-well, do-better, and do-best by William Langland( Book )

17 editions published between 1975 and 1988 in English and English, Middle and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This definitive edition of the C Version of Piers Plowman presents the poem in its second, uncompleted revision. Its base is the text in Huntington Library MS 143, corrected and restored from the evidence of all known manuscripts of the C tradition to that of the first fair copy of the poet's revision materials. The correction and restoration are described in an extensive Introduction, and there is a full apparatus of variant readings
Chaucerian Shakespeare : adaptation and transformation : a collection of essays( Book )

6 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mss. R and F in the B-tradition of Piers Plowman by E. Talbot Donaldson( Book )

3 editions published in 1955 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Medieval and Renaissance poets : Langland to Spenser by W. H Auden( Book )

10 editions published between 1950 and 1978 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays and studies, 1976 by E. Talbot Donaldson( Book )

6 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Norton anthology of English literature by M. H Abrams( Book )

14 editions published between 1962 and 1979 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of comprehensive selections from the work of thirty-one major authors of English literature
Beowulf( Book )

9 editions published between 1966 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Geoffrey Chaucer E. Talbot Donaldson highlights the Canterbury tales by E. Talbot Donaldson( Recording )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. E. Talbot Donaldson, a foremost Chaucerian authority, overviews the historical and literary milieu of Geoffrey Chaucer and his Canterbury tales, outlines the parodoxical world view of Chaucer's story tellers, and explains the irony of their tales
 
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The swan at the well : Shakespeare reading Chaucer
Alternative Names
Donaldson, E. T.

Donaldson, E. T. 1910-

Donaldson, E. T. 1910-1987

Donaldson, E. T. (Ethelbert Talbot), 1910-

Donaldson, E. T. (Ethelbert Talbot), 1910-1987

Donaldson, E. Talbot.

Donaldson, E. Talbot 1910-1987

Donaldson, Ethelbert Talbot.

Donaldson, Ethelbert Talbot 1910-

Donaldson, Ethelbert Talbot 1910-1987

Talbot Donaldson, E. 1910-1987

Talbot Donaldson, Ethelbert 1910-1987

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Beowulf: a new prose translationThe swan at the well : Shakespeare reading ChaucerWill's vision of Piers PlowmanBeowulf : a prose translation : backgrounds and contexts, criticismPiers Plowman : the Donaldson translation, Middle English text, sources and backgrounds, criticism