Text and Language in Medieval English Prose is a collection of essays featuring new scholarship in the field of medieval English philology in general and medieval English prose in particular, presented in honour of Tadao Kubouchi. Many of the contributions are informed by the renewed attention to manuscript evidence that is a recurring theme in his
From Wulfstan to Richard Rolle: Papers Exploring the Continuity of English Prose (Cambridge, 1999).
Frankfurt am Main, Berlin, Bern, Bruxelles, New York, Oxford, Wien, 2005. XX, 321 pp.
Contents: Bruce Mitchell: For Tadao Kubouchi – Shoko Muraosa: Tadao Kubouchi and his work – Bernhard Diensberg: Tradition
and change in the Vernon recension of the Ancrene Riwle – Takako Fujii: Wulfstan’s Latin and Old English texts of De
Cristianitate – Malcolm Godden: Editing the Old English Boethius – Joyce Hill: Authorial adaptation: Ælfric, Wulfstan
and the Pastoral Letters – Terry Hoad: Notes on some features of the language of the Kentish Sermons (MS Bodleian,
Laud Misc. 471) – Keiko Ikegami: Text-editing and textual problems in the Ancrene Wisse – Robert E. Lewis: Verbs with
i- prefix in the Middle English Dictionary – Bella Millett: The discontinuity of English prose: Structural innovation
in the Trinity and Lambeth Homilies – Bruce Mitchell: Some reflections on the punctuation of Old English prose – Ruta Nagucka:
Cognitive approaches for the understanding of Old English loanwords – Koichi Nakamura: «Englisc», «Francois» and «loquela
propria» in Ancrene Wisse – Michiko Ogura: Words of emotion in Old and Middle English translations of Boethius’ De
Consolatione Philosophiae – Fred C. Robinson: Possible biblical resonances in Bede’s presentation of the conversion of
the English – John Scahill: The Nero AncreneWisse and Middle English word-geography – William Schipper: W.
W. Skeat’s edition of Ælfric’s Lives of Saints – Liliana Sikorska: Medieval «manuals of sins» and their literary (re)readings:
The case of John Capgrave’s Life of St.Augustine and John Lydgate’s The Pilgrimage of the Life ofMan
– E.G. Stanley: The prose Menologium and the verse Menologium – Jun Terasawa: Ælfric’s Judith: Is
the heroine a model of chastity or patriotism? – Yoshio Terasawa: Some aspects of expedients to express intensity and emphasis
in the Authorised Version – Jerzy Wełna: Ingland, Inglish and… what else? (Pre-nasal e-raising in early