Medieval English literary history is a field that interests many scholars, and yet there are few who are ready to undertake the arduous study of alliterative
metre, which is so necessary for the successful practice of that discipline.
Technically speaking, only one-third of "Logan" counts as an alliterative
poem--but every line suggests the politics of poetic meter.
In the end, each of the works considered in chapter 1 is found theoretically deficient in one way or another, and Cornelius concludes that the reconstruction of English alliterative
verse must rely on modern linguistic methods rather than the flawed commentaries of medieval authors.
Medieval England knew Guido's text through the alliterative
Destruction of Troy, which would, in turn, prove the source for the ways in which the authors of other alliterative
poems would read the destruction of Troy; that reading finds not a glorious genealogy upon which to expand but a moral lesson warning against usurpation, siege, and broken vows.
Mary Michele Poellinger examines how the various narratives of Christ's Passion in both manuscripts deploy an imagery of violence that can inform our reading of the alliterative
Morte Arthure, and irrespective of generic assumptions of difference, accounts for the integration of varying styles of religious and romance and "mixed" reading material in the collection.
I recently published an A to Z collection of alliterative
verse entitled Alliteration, Again and Again.
Translating Troy; provincial politics in alliterative
What follows is a blend of alliterative
and descriptive text to describe a typical day for Bea.
The Fall of Arthur is a poem written in Old English alliterative
adventure, illustrated with satisfyingly snicker-worthy scenes.
Coffee and doughnuts were what they went for, so he changed his focus to those, and in 1950 the name also lightened up and went alliterative
. Today, Dunkin' Donuts has more than 9,800 stores in 36 states and 31 countries.
All of the groups gave themselves 'alliterative