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Thomas Hoccleve Facsimile of the Autograph Verse Manuscripts (Early English Text Society Supplementary Series) by Thomas Hoccleve

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


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ContributionsJ. A. Burrow (Introduction), A.I. Doyle (Introduction)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages466
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7395837M
ISBN 100197224202
ISBN 109780197224205

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Thomas Hoccleve was a scribe in royal service from ca. to , as well as a 'Chaucerian' poet who has attracted much interest, especially for his autobiographical poems. This facsimile reproduces three manuscripts containing all of his known poetry except his Regiment of Princes (of which no autograph copy survives). Thomas Hoccleve's Series, written c was edited for EETS in This is a new edition of the first two sections and glosses the poems more fully than before. The introduction presents new findings about Hoccleve, whose poems have attracted much attention in recent years/5(13). Thomas Hoccleve book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The Regiment of Princes, written about –11, was composed at a time w /5(10). This excellent book focuses intensely on five manuscripts, some from the hand of Hoccleve himself, and in the process develops an insightful, rigorous analysis of the central work of Thomas Hoccleve (increasingly considered one of the most important fifteenth-century English poets).Cited by: 5.

In his book Thomas Hoccleve: A Study in Early Fifteenth-Century English Poetic and in his brief essay "Hoccleve's Supposed Friendship with Chaucer," Jerome Mitchell is so taken with the then current interest in literary convention that he regards the passages on the older poet as more convention than autobiography. While the matter cannot be proven, not only the distinctly personal tone of the . Thomas Hoccleve, English poet, contemporary and imitator of Chaucer, whose work has little literary merit but much value as social history. What little is known of Hoccleve’s life must be gathered mainly from his works. At age 18 or 19 he obtained a clerkship in the privy seal office in London. As a resource for all readers of Hoccleve, Jenni Nuttall has for the first time provided an open-access Modern English prose translation of Hoccleve’s Complaint, the first poem in the Series. This translation is based on the text of the Complaint as given in J. A. Burrow’s edition of Thomas Hoccleve’s ‘Complaint’ and ‘Dialogue’ (EETS o.s. , ). Hoccleve: The Complaint [Hoccleve] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Hoccleve: The Complaint.

The Glasgow Review Issue 4. Back to list of Issues. Thomas Hoccleve's Complaint: Extracts From A Free Verse Translation Carl James Grindley. The following vers libre translation o. Hoccleve’s works include a translation of Christine de Pisan’s Letter of Cupid (), denouncing the abuses inflicted on women by men, and a description of his life as a slightly pathetic bon vivant in London: La Male Regle de Thomas Hoccleve (–). Despite or possibly because of the importance of his relationship to Chaucer, no. Thomas Hoccleve () was one of Chaucer's first disciples and is represented in this book by a selection of his works, newly edited from his own copies and fully annotated/5. Thomas Hoccleve or Occleve (c. –) was an English poet and clerk. A key figure of fifteenth-century English literature, and now recognized as providing a wealth of insight into the literate culture of England during the Lancastrian