Covering as many as eleven important Middle English metrical romances, this two-volumed computerized concordance is the first and the largest in the genre ever published. The first volume includes four of the «Matter of England» romances,
King Horn,Havelok the Dane, Athelston, Gamelyn. The second volume includes seven «Breton Lays»,
Sir Degaré, Sir Orfeo, SirLaunfal, The Earl of Toulouse, Emaré, Lay leFreine, Sir Gowther. Each volume comprises a complete concordance in the KWIC (Key Word In Context) format, a word index, an alphabetical word list, a reverse word list, and ranking frequency lists. This concordance is based primarily on the texts edited by W.H. French and C.B. Hale,
MiddleEnglish Metrical Romances.
Frankfurt/M., Bern, New York, Paris, 1988. XXIV, 1'550 pp.
Contents: Concordance in KWIC - Word Index - Alphabetical Word List - Reverse Word List - Ranking Frequency Lists (General
Ranking Frequency List and Ranking Frequency List to each individual romance).