If you are studying the history of Medieval English Literature, here are resources that include chronologies, full bibliographies, details about important literary texts, historical information about the period and reception of works of literature, and more. Read more about the history of Medieval English Literature.
by David Wallace (Editor). Cambridge University Press. This comprehensive, full-scale history of medieval English literature features contributions from some 33 distinguished scholars and writers, with information about literary texts, a chronology, full bibliography, and a detailed index. Discover the history of English literature like never before!
by James Simpson. Oxford University Press. In "Oxford English Literary History," James Simpson covers Chaucer, Langland, Malory, the 'mystery' plays, feminine visionary writing, and more.
by Jay Ruud. Facts on File. This book is an invaluable resource for scholars and readers, featuring some 700 entries that cover major works, authors, and literary terms in an A-to-Z format.
by Andrew Sanders. Oxford University Press. This book offers an overview of the history of English literature, focusing on key writers and canonical works of literature.
by David Johnson (Editor), and Elaine Treharne (Editor). Oxford University Press. "Readings in Medieval Texts" focuses on Beowulf
, The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, Juliana, The Owl and the Nightingale, Piers Plowman, Chaucer's Book of the Duchess, and the York Corpus Christi Play.