Reiss, Edmund THE ART OF THE MIDDLE ENGLISH LYRIC: Essays in Criticism
Athens, Georgia: University of Georgia Press, (1972). 0820302791 / 9780820302799 First edition. Hardcover. Spine crown very lightly bumped, else a near fine copy in tan over brown boards; in a dust jacket with tiny spots of stain to the spine panel.
A study of twenty-five Middle English poems, the best of the shorter lyrics from the 13th through the 15th Centuries. Reiss examines the poems in terms of individual artistic achievements and as works of their times. General index, index of first lines.