Middle English Reading Group

All are welcome to come along, at whatever reading level you are; no familiarity with Middle English is required.

Online Middle English Dictionary

Next Meeting

Monday 27 February at 11:00 in room 202, second floor, John Medley West.

Our first text for 2017 will be Chaucer's 'The Man of Law's Tale'.  Recommended print editions are The Riverside Chaucer and the Norton edition.  An online version of F. N. Robinson's edition is also available on the University of Michigan site.

Previous Texts

The Shepherds’ Play (N-Town Cycle)

Sir Thopas

The Awntyrs off Arthur

Confessio Amantis

Hoccleve’s Letter of Cupid

Patience

The Owl and the Nightingale

Polychronicon

The Brut of England

King Horn

Alliterative Morte Arthure

Piers Plowman

The Parlement of the Thre Ages

Wynnere and Wastoure

The Book of the Duchess

Sir Launfal

Havelok the Dane

Pearl

The Summoner’s Tale

The Friar’s Tale

The Second Shepherds’ Play (Towneley Cycle)

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

Sir Orfeo

The Reeve’s Tale