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Yeager, Robert F.

Overview
Works: 40 works in 143 publications in 2 languages and 5,728 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Bibliography  Biography  Conference papers and proceedings  Concordances 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Other, edc, Author of introduction
Classifications: PR1585, 821.1
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Most widely held works by Robert F Yeager
Approaches to teaching Beowulf( Book )

8 editions published between 1984 and 1990 in English and held by 903 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of essays which offer various approaches to teaching the epic poem "Beowulf", placing it in historical, political, philosophical, and aesthetical contexts
Fifteenth-century studies : recent essays by Robert F Yeager( Book )

8 editions published in 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chaucer and Gower : difference, mutuality, exchange( Book )

6 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Gower, recent readings : papers presented at the meetings of the John Gower Society at the International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University, 1983-1988 by International Congress on Medieval Studies( Book )

7 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Gower materials : a bibliography through 1979 by Robert F Yeager( Book )

7 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Gower's poetic : the search for a new Arion by Robert F Yeager( Book )

9 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On John Gower : essays at the millennium by Robert F Yeager( Book )

6 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The endless knot : essays on old and middle English in honor of Marie Borroff( Book )

7 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Approaches to teaching the poetry of John Gower( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in Undetermined and English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through a classical eye : transcultural and transhistorical visions in medieval English, Italian and Latin literature in honour of Winthrop Wetherbee( Book )

8 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The French balades by John Gower( Book )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and French, Old and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The minor Latin works by John Gower( Book )

6 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Gower's achievement in writing substantially in all three primary languages of his time --Anglo-French, English, and Latin--was a source of pride to others and, undoubtedly, to him too: into the final years of his life he continued to produce poetry in all three languages. In Praise of Peace [is] in the same position as the shorter Latin works edited and translated in this volume: ignored, neglected, reduced, or relegated to the dusty realm of footnotes."--Publisher's website
John Gower, trilingual poet : language, translation, and tradition by Elisabeth M Dutton( Book )

6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New essays demonstrate Gower's mastery of the three languages of medieval England, and provide a thorough exploration of the voices he used and the discourses in which he participated
The Medieval Python : the purposive and provocative work of Terry Jones( Book )

6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Medieval Python: Essays presented to Terry Jones on the Occasion of His Seventieth Birthday collects original essays by eighteen prominent medievalists in literature and history to celebrate the work of a dedicated independent scholar whose consistently independent literary and historical criticism has several times redirected how we understand the world of Chaucer and his contemporaries. His film and television productions have entertained and educated generations of viewers about life in the Middle Ages"--
A concordance to the French poetry and prose of John Gower by Robert F Yeager( Book )

7 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This concordance makes available, for the first time, Gower's extant Anglo-Norman vocabulary, including every word in full line and sentence context. The book offers a unique opportunity to view a poetic language as it was written and read in England until Gower's death in 1408 and beyond
Who murdered Chaucer? : a medieval mystery by Terry Jones( Book )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this work of historical speculation Terry Jones and a team of international scholars investigate the mystery surrounding the death of Geoffrey Chaucer over 600 years ago. An important public figure, a diplomat and the brother-in-law to John of Gaunt - one of the most powerful men in the kingdom - Chaucer was celebrated as his country's finest living poet, rhetorician and scholar: the pre-eminent intellectual superstar of his time. We have a great deal of information about his life. And yet nothing at all is known of his death." "In 1400 his name simply disappears from the record. We don't know how he died, where or when; there is no official confirmation of his death and no chronicle mentions it; no notice of his funeral or burial. He left no will and there's nothing to tell us what happened to his estate. He didn't even leave any manuscripts. How could this be?" "What if he was murdered? What if he and his writings had become politically inconvenient in the seismic social shift that occurred with the overthrow of the liberal Richard II by the reactionary, oppressive regime of Henry IV? Would the dogs of suppression, unleashed by the ruthlessly ambitious Archbishop Arundel, have been snapping at the heels of a dangerous poet?" "This daring and controversial hypothesis is the introduction to a remarkable reading of Chaucer's writings as evidence that might be held against him, interwoven with a brilliant portrait of one of the most turbulent periods in English history, its politics and its personalities. Combining revelatory scholarship with the flair for narrative that marks all Terry Jones' work, the result is an absorbing synthesis of history and literary analysis that is sure to be essential reading for years to come."--Jacket
Speaking images : essays in honor of V.A. Kolve( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teaching Beowulf in the twenty-first century( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays on aesthetics and medieval literature in honor of Howell Chickering( Book )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The contributors to this festschrift consider the relation of aesthetics to Old as well as Middle English literature, including Chaucer especially, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Gower, Lydgate, as well as medievalisms both Romantic and modern.0It requires but brief acquaintance with Howell Chickering, either through his publications or in propria persona, to delight in the extraordinary sweep of his knowledge and interests. Happily, the intent of this volume is to celebrate the fullness of Chickering’s reach. The contributors to this festschrift were asked to consider, in their own ways, aesthetics in relation to medieval literature. A bevy of contributors have responded to Chickering’s extensive scholarship on Old English as well as Middle English subjects – Chaucer especially, but also Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Gower, Lydgate; furthermore, several contributors follow his other interests from the Middle Ages to medievalisms both Romantic and modern
John Gower in England and Iberia : manuscripts, influences, reception( Book )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"John Gower's great poem, the Confessio Amantis, was the first work of English literature translated itno any European language. Occasioned by the existence in Spain of fifteenth-century Portuguese and Spanish manuscripts of the Confessio, the nineteen essays brought together here represent new and original approaches to Gower's role in Anglo-Iberian literary relations."
 
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Approaches to teaching Beowulf
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Yeager, R. F.

Yeager R. F. 1948-....

Yeager, R. F. (Robert F.)

Yeager, Robert Frederick 1948-

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John Gower's poetic : the search for a new ArionOn John Gower : essays at the millenniumApproaches to teaching the poetry of John GowerThrough a classical eye : transcultural and transhistorical visions in medieval English, Italian and Latin literature in honour of Winthrop WetherbeeThe French baladesThe minor Latin worksJohn Gower, trilingual poet : language, translation, and traditionA concordance to the French poetry and prose of John Gower