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Deciphering the Manuscript Page: the Mise-en-Page of Chaucer, Gower, and Hoccleve Manuscripts

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This thesis examines the production of the Middle English poetic manuscript. It analyses the mise-en-page of manuscripts created during a crucial period for book production, immediately after 1400, when there was a sudden explosion in the production of vernacular manuscripts of literary texts, when the demand for books increased, and the commercial book trade swiftly followed. It offers a close analysis of the mise-en-page of the manuscripts of three central authors: Chaucer’s, Gower’s, an...

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University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Keble College
Department:
Humanities Division - English Language and Literature
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Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
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Oxford University, UK
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