All readings are available as links in the classroom. Required Texts:
Dead Sea Scrolls: A New Translation. Trans. Michael O. Wise, Martin G. Abegg, and Edward M. Cook.
Harper Collins Publishers, 2005.
Abelard, Peter and Heloise. "Letter 1 from Abelard to a Friend" and "Letter 4 from Heloise to Abelard." The Love Letters of Abelard and Heloise. Sacred Texts.com. 1901.
"Part 1: Devotions" and "Part 2: The Outer Senses." Ancrene Wisse. Anchoritic Spirituality: Ancrene Wisse and Associated Works. Eds. Anne Savage and Nicholas Watson. New York: Paulist Press, 1991. 53-92.
Introductory Readings: Hasenfratz, Robert. "Introduction." Ancrene Wisse. Detroit: Western Michigan U, 2000 http://d.lib.rochester.edu/teams/text/hasenfratz-ancrene-wisse-introduction
Mulder-Bakker, Anneke B. "Lame Margaret of Madgeburg" Lives of the Anchoresses: The Rise of the Urban Recluse in Medieval Europe. Trans. Myra Heerspink Scholz. Philadelphia: U of Pennsylvania P, 2005. 148-156, 161-173.
Boethius, Ancius. The Consolation of Philosophy. Trans. David Slavitt. Harvard UP, 2010. http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/14328
"The Wanderer" & "The Seafarer." Old and Middle English c.890-c.1400: An Anthology. Ed. Elaine Treharne. Oxford: Blackwell, 2004. 42-53.
Chaucer, Geoffrey. "The Book of the Duchess." eChaucer: Chaucer in the 21st Century. Ed. Gerard NeCastro.
Virgil. "Book 6." Aeneid. Trans. H.R. Fairclough. Theoi E-Texts.
Alighieri, Dante. Cantos I-IV. Inferno. Divine Comedy. Trans. Charles Eliot Norton. Electronic Classics Series. Also available at http://www.gutenberg.org/etext/8795.
"Descent into the Mere." Beowulf. Trans. Seamus Heaney. Bilingual Edition. W.W. Norton, 2001. 94- 113. (additional page available at https://edge.apus.edu/access/content/group/arts-and-humanities-common/Humanities%2C%20Religion%20%26%20Philosophy/Humanities/HUMN520%20_8_/Content/Beowulf%20pages%20110%20111.pdf)
." Eds. Anne Laskaya and Eve Salisbury. Teams Middle English Text Series
"Thomas the Rhymer." Medieval English Literature: Oxford Anthology of English Literature. 2nd ed. Eds.J.B. Trapp, Douglas Gray, and Julia Boffey. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2002. 349-351.
"The Voyage of Bran Son of Febal To the Land of the Living." Ed. and Trans. Kuno Meyer. Forgotten Books, 2005.
The Poems of the Pearl Manuscript: Pearl, Cleanness, Patience, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight.Eds. Malcolm Andrew and Ronald Waldron. 5th ed. Incorporating prose translation on CD-Rom. Exeter: U of Exeter P, 2007.
or use this electronic text http://www.billstanton.co.uk/pearl/pearl1213.htm