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Lydgate, John 1370?-1451?

Overview
Works: 16 works in 47 publications in 3 languages and 80 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Legends  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Romances  Drama 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR1119, 821.2
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Lydgate
The p[ro]uerbes of Lydgate by John Lydgate( )

2 editions published between 1510 and 1520 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reson and sensuallyte by John Lydgate( Book )

6 editions published between 1965 and 1992 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lydgate's Temple of glas by John Lydgate( Book )

6 editions published between 1891 and 1997 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lydgate's minor poems. The two nightingale poems. (A.D. 1446.) by John Lydgate( Book )

6 editions published between 1900 and 2001 in English and French and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems by John Lydgate( Book )

3 editions published between 1966 and 1968 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Lydgate's importance for the history of English literature is assured by his contribution to the literary culture of the fifteenth century. He maintained a Chaucerian ideal of style, applying poetic form to current events and diffusing literary and historical knowledge by means of his verse compilations. He was not so much a creator as a preserver, combining the functions of author, scribe and librarian
Lydgate's disguising at Hertford Castle : the first secular comedy in the English language : a translation and study by John Lydgate( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lydgate's Troy book, A.D. 1412-20 by John Lydgate( Book )

2 editions published in 1900 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A very much amplified version ... of the prose Latin Historia destructions Troiae of Guido delte Colonne (about 1827) ... in turn a condensed version of The Roman de Troie of Benoit de Sainte More (about 1160)."
Lydgate's Horse, goose and sheep. Mit Einleitung und Anmerkungen by John Lydgate( Book )

1 edition published in 1900 in German and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The siege of Thebes by John Lydgate( Book )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2001 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Life of Our Lady by John Lydgate( Book )

3 editions published between 1961 and 1992 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Manuscript on parchment (thick, furry)
Troy book : A.D. 1412-20 : from the best mss. ; with introd., notes and glossary by John Lydgate( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Lydgate's Siege of Thebes by John Lydgate( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Lydgate's Reson and sensuallyte by John Lydgate( Book )

1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Troy book : selections by John Lydgate( )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The siege of Thebes
Languages
English (36)

German (1)

French (1)

Covers
The siege of ThebesTroy book : A.D. 1412-20 : from the best mss. ; with introd., notes and glossaryLydgate's Siege of Thebes