"Seyd in forme and reverence:" Essays on Chaucer and Chaucerians in Memory of Emerson Brown, Jr.
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Friends and colleagues of Professor Emerson Brown, Jr., late of Vanderbilt University, remember his work and dedicate this festschrift to him in their scholarly essays. Edited by Tom Burton and John F. Plummer. 13-ISBN 978-0-8425-2631-9

A Garland of Medieval German Verse
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Albrecht Classen's gathering of some of his favorite Middle High German texts.

A Garland of Medieval German Verse
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Albrecht Classen's gathering of some of his favorite Middle High German texts.

A Little Gest of Robin Hood
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This CD features a modern translation performed by Bob Frank, who accompanies the text with his guitar. Not a Chaucer Studio performance.

A Reading of Beowulf, Revised Edition
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Prof. Edward B. Irving, Jr's great scholarly interpretation of the Anglo-Saxon epic Beowulf, completely reset and carefully revised by Paul Thomas, with a new preface by Katherine O'Brien O'Keefe and an appendix by Don Chapman on later scholarship.

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A Student Guide to Chaucer's Middle English
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Written by Professor Peter G. Beidler, Emeritus Distinguished Professor at Lehigh University, this user-friendly book will soon make better Middle English readers aloud of Chaucer's poetry.

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Alan Gaylord Reads Chaucer: Miller's Tale and Friar's Tale
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Our recording of the Friar's Tale has been combined with a reading of the Miller's Tale made by Alan Gaylord.

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An Introduction to Medieval Music
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On this recording, Linda Marie Zaerr and Joseph A. Baldassarre sing and play on a wide variety of authentic instruments from the medieval and early Renaissance period. The music and poetry of various European countries are represented in this recording.

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An Introduction to Medieval Music
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On this recording, Linda Marie Zaerr and Joseph A. Baldassarre sing and play on a wide variety of authentic instruments from the medieval and early Renaissance period. The music and poetry of various European countries are represented in this recording.

Anelida and Arcite
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One of Chaucer's early works about another Arcite than the one in the Knight's Tale who loves a faithful woman named Anelida. Here read by Helen Cooper who is now the Head of Medieval and Renaissance Literature at the University of Cambridge.

Anelida and Arcite
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One of Chaucer's early works about another Arcite than the one in the Knight's Tale who loves a faithful woman named Anelida. Here read by Helen Cooper who is now the Head of Medieval and Renaissance Literature at the University of Cambridge.

Beowulf: A Dramatic Reading in the Original Language
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This is a complete dramatic recording by a group of readers from various nations (Canada, US, and Australia) of the entire text on the Old English poem on three CDs.

Beowulf: A Dramatic Reading in the Original Language
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This is a complete dramatic recording by a group of readers from various nations (Canada, US, and Australia) of the entire text on the Old English poem on three CDs.

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Carmina Burana
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This performance by Eberhard Kummer took place at the Adel Church during the July 2012 International Medieval Congress, held at the University of Leeds. Eberhard Kummer lives in Vienna and has performed and sung many medieval works for The Chaucer Studio.

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Chaucer Aloud: The Varieties of Textual Interpretation
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This version incorporates the original sound recordings by many Chaucerian scholars at the appropriate sections in the audio book. Betsy Bowden reads her own writing; Paul Thomas reads excerpts from authors, poets, and scholars

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Chaucer Aloud: The Varieties of Textual Interpretation
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This is a 2nd edition of Betsy Bowden's book originally published in 1982 by U Penn Press. Please click on the first paragraph of Long Description to receive your download of Readings by Scholars, representing the Varieties of Textual Intepretation.

Chaucer Studio Tote Bag
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Roomy canvas tote depicting Chaucer reading at the microphone.

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Christianity & Culture Conference, 2004: Performances in the Canterbury Cathedral Crypt
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This recording features performances by Tom Hanks, Helen Cooper, musical selections by Paul Bracken, and a reading by the late Derek Brewer.

Cleanness
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The Gawain-poet's most biblically inspired work, featuring prophets and holy men and women of cleanness from both the Old and New Testaments as major players in this full text of the poem on two CDs.

Cleanness
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The Gawain-poet's most biblically inspired work, featuring prophets and holy men and women of cleanness from both the Old and New Testaments as major players in this full text of the poem on two CDs.

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Colloquies on the Oedipus Trilogy by Sophocles with Emphasis on Oedipus Tyrannos
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Professor Siebach and Thomas discuss Sophocles and his Oedipus Trilogy of Oedipus Tyrannos, Oedipus at Colonus, and Antigone, with emphasis on Oedipus Tyrannos and Periclean Athens.

Dame Sirith
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Enter the world of fabliau where Dame Sirith acts as a go-between for would-be lovers such as Wilekin and Margery, the married woman.

Das Herzmaere by Konrad von Würzburg
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This famous Middle High German work is read by Hildegard Elisabeth Keller of the University of Zurich.

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Extracts from La3amon’s Brut
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The author of this early Middle English work, sometimes known as Lawman, is dealing with the legendary history of Britain, first founded by Brutus or Brut, a great grandson of Aeneas, supposedly. Much Arthurian lore in the larger work with samples here.

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Extracts from La3amon’s Brut
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The author of this early Middle English work, sometimes known as Lawman, is dealing with the legendary history of Britain, first founded by Brutus or Brut, a great grandson of Aeneas, supposedly. Much Arthurian lore in the larger work with samples here.

Heroic Women in Old and Middle English
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Ros Allen's excellent readings in Old and Middle English of portions of several texts about heroic women.

Heroic Women in Old and Middle English
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Ros Allen's excellent readings in Old and Middle English of portions of several texts about heroic women.

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Herzog Ernst
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Performed by Eberhard Kummer live at Kalamazoo in 2008, this DVD tells of the exotic travels and conquests of Duke Ernst.

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Herzog Ernst
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Performed by Eberhard Kummer live at Kalamazoo in 2008, this DVD tells of the exotic travels and conquests of Duke Ernst.

Horn Childe and Maiden Rimnild
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A Middle English romance about this legendary English/Danish hero.

Inferno: Selections
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By the time of Dante, medieval Italian and modern Italian language merge. In these selections, most of the passages in modern English translations are read by their own translators (except Seamus Heaney's), and selections are also read in Dante's Italian.

Inferno: Selections
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By the time of Dante, medieval Italian and modern Italian language merge. In these selections, most of the passages in modern English translations are read by their own translators (except Seamus Heaney's), and selections are also read in Dante's Italian.

Interpretation and Performance: Essays for Alan Gaylord
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This festschrift honors the long career of Alan Gaylord, combining close readings and resultant interpretations as well as examination of the art of performing Chaucerian and other medieval Middle English poetry. Fourteen scholars honor Alan.

John Gower’s Confessio Amantis-Selections
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Contained in this recording are Gregory Sadlek's selection of episodes from the much longer by John Gower, his longer Middle English work as opposed to his Old French and Latin works.

Julian of Norwich: A Revelation of Love
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This pious English mother in East Anglia lost her family in one of the plague outbreaks and became an anchoress in one of the parish churches of Norwich. This work records her spiritual experiences with the Lord Jesus Christ, her revelation of his love.

Julian of Norwich: A Revelation of Love
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This pious English mother in East Anglia lost her family in one of the plague outbreaks and became an anchoress in one of the parish churches of Norwich. This work records her spiritual experiences with the Lord Jesus Christ, her revelation of his love.

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King Arthur's Death: Selections from the Middle English Stanzaic Morte Arthur and Alliterative Morte Arthure
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Directed by Alison Baker of Cal State Pomona, these selections from the two deaths of Arthur give an overview of these works as edited in the TEAMS series of books.

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King Arthur's Death: Selections from the Middle English Stanzaic Morte Arthur and Alliterative Morte Arthure
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Directed by Alison Baker of Cal State Pomona, these selections from the two deaths of Arthur give an overview of these works as edited in the TEAMS series of books.

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Kudrun
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Performed and recorded at the Kulturforum in Vienna on 9 November 2005 by Eberhard Kummer, this CD features the epic story of the heroic woman, Kudrun.

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Kudrun
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Performed and recorded at the Kulturforum in Vienna on 9 November 2005 by Eberhard Kummer, this CD features the epic story of the heroic woman, Kudrun.

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La Chanson de Roland: An Epitome
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Choosing carefully from the full La Chanson de Roland text (based on Whitehead's edition), Dr. Paul Bracken, a gifted literary and musical man, put together parts of this epic text highlighting the main narrative in about 42 performed minutes.

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La3amon's Brut: The Full Reading Text
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La3amon the clerk's beautiful legendary history of Britain in early 13th century Middle English verse is both alliterative and often rhyming. Rosamund Allen has prepared in her usual thorough way to deliver the poetry of the text's 16,096 lines for us.

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Late Medieval German Women's Songs
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Recorded in Tucson in 2008 by Albrecht Classen at the University of Arizona.

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Live at Kalamazoo: The Nun's Priest's Tale
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An enthusiastic live performance of Chaucer's mock-heroic beast fable, with the chase scene crowd of animals and neighbors played partly by the audience attending.

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Live At Kalamazoo: The York - Fall of Angels, Fall of Man, Abraham and Isaac; The Brome MS Abraham and Isaac
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The first two plays were performed live as readers' theatre in May 2009, and the two Abraham and Isaac plays were performed in 2010.

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Maistre Pathelin
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This fifteenth-century farce is the first drama recorded by The Chaucer Studio in Old French. Each of the ten tracks is an individual scene.

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Maistre Pathelin
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This fifteenth-century farce is the first drama recorded by The Chaucer Studio in Old French. Each of the ten tracks is an individual scene.

Malory Aloud: A Dramatic Reading of Excerpts from Le Morte Darthur
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A group of Malory scholars under the direction of Prof. Tom Hanks of Baylor University gathered at the 20th IAS Congress in Bangor, Wales in 2002 to read some favorite passages from Malory's Morte Darthur. Recorded and produced by Paul Thomas.

Malory Aloud: A Dramatic Reading of Excerpts from Le Morte Darthur
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A group of Malory scholars under the direction of Prof. Tom Hanks of Baylor University gathered at the 20th IAS Congress in Bangor, Wales in 2002 to read some favorite passages from Malory's Morte Darthur. Recorded and produced by Paul Thomas.

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Mankind
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This live performance by Warren Edminster's Players of the 15th-century morality play Mankind was performed as readers's theatre at the 47th International Congress on Medieval Studies in May 2012.

Marie de France-Selections from the Lais: ‘Guigemar’ and ‘Fresne’
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Miriam Rheingold Fuller has chosen these Arthurian Anglo-Norman lais from Marie de France. These powerful short tales may have been composed by the sister of Henry II of England. In her Lais, Marie describes courtly love in a variety of couples.

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Michael Alexander Reads Chaucer: The Cook's Tale and a Selection of Short Poems
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Readings of Chaucer's Cook's Tale and some favorite short poems of Chaucer's for Michael Alexander, recorded in July 2007 in Wells, Somerset.

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Music and Medieval Narrative
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Produced by Linda Marie Zaerr at Boise State University in 2010.

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Music and Medieval Narrative
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Produced by Linda Marie Zaerr at Boise State University in 2010.

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Nibelungenlied
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This epic work in Middle High German is one of the more sophisticated and lengthy poems of the Middle Ages. It consists of 39 adventures including Siegfried fight's against the dragon, the deeds of the queen of Iceland Brünhild, and Kriemhild and family.

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Nibelungenlied
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This epic work in Middle High German is one of the more sophisticated and lengthy poems of the Middle Ages. It consists of 39 adventures including Siegfried fight's against the dragon, the deeds of the queen of Iceland Brünhild, and Kriemhild and family.

Old English Elegies and Riddles
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Ros Allen's collection of some of the elegies and riddles so typical of the surviving Old English poetic corpus from the Exeter Book, especially, exemplifies how a good reader should read Old English poetry.

Old English Elegies and Riddles
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Ros Allen's collection of some of the elegies and riddles so typical of the surviving Old English poetic corpus from the Exeter Book, especially, exemplifies how a good reader should read Old English poetry.

Or dient et content et fabloient: Four Centuries of Old French Verse
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This CD represents recordings of Old French verse that show the changing pronunciation of this medieval language from the 11th to the 15th centuries. A booklet explaining the changes in pronunciation accompanies the CD version only, not the download.

Or dient et content et fabloient: Four Centuries of Old French Verse
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This CD represents recordings of Old French verse that show the changing pronunciation of this medieval language from the 11th to the 15th centuries. A booklet explaining the changes in pronunciation accompanies the CD version only, not the download.

Parlement of Foules
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It is Valentine's Day, the day each year when Nature allows her birds to choose their mates for the year. But which of the princely eagles will win the hand of the princess formel eagle? The more lowly birds grow impatient with the noble eagles' talking.

Parlement of Foules
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It is Valentine's Day, the day each year when Nature allows her birds to choose their mates for the year. But which of the princely eagles will win the hand of the princess formel eagle? The more lowly birds grow impatient with the noble eagles' talking.

Patience
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One of the four works by the so-called Gawain or Pearl poet on the subject of Christian patience.

Patience
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One of the four works by the so-called Gawain or Pearl poet on the subject of Christian patience.

Pearl
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The poet's dead two-year-old daughter comes to him in a dream vision, showing him the way to the Heavenly Jerusalem, though he must die later in order to be able to cross over the river dividing this world from the world hereafter. She is his Pearl.

Pearl
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The poet's dead two-year-old daughter comes to him in a dream vision, showing him the way to the Heavenly Jerusalem, though he must die later in order to be able to cross over the river dividing this world from the world hereafter. She is his Pearl.

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Performing Christ and Satan: The York Temptation of Christ and Harrowing of Hell Live at Kalamazoo
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This was a Live at Kalamazoo performance during the 50th ICMS Congress in 2015. Directed by Joe Ricke and a company we will call The York Players

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Performing Middle English Romance
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Were medieval romances usually sung rather than read? These two CDs and accompanying booklet suggest the sorts of music available to sing Middle English romances in Britain as well as dramatic reading of these romances.

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Performing Middle English Romance
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Were medieval romances usually sung rather than read? These two CDs and accompanying booklet suggest the sorts of music available to sing Middle English romances in Britain as well as dramatic reading of these romances.

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Piers Plowman, the B-Text: The Complete Recording in Middle English
CD - $30.00

Written by William Langland, this 14th-century Middle English work of alliterative poetry is one of the major poems of Middle English, appearing as a series of dream visions by the narrator Will. Directed by Michael Calabrese.

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Piers Plowman, the B-Text: The Complete Recording in Middle English
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Written by William Langland, this 14th-century Middle English work of alliterative poetry is one of the major poems of Middle English, appearing as a series of dream visions by the narrator Will. Directed by Michael Calabrese.

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Ribaudie and Repentanche: Old French Comic Fabliaux and Moral Tales
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Brian Levy's last recording in Old French before his untimely and early death, this collection brings together both comic French medieval fabliaux mixed with the exemplary tales for preaching that were often closely associated with them in a holy version.

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Ribaudie and Repentanche: Old French Comic Fabliaux and Moral Tales
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Brian Levy's last recording in Old French before his untimely and early death, this collection brings together both comic French medieval fabliaux mixed with the exemplary tales for preaching that were often closely associated with them in a holy version.

Selected Middle English Lyrics
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Holy and secular lyrics gathered from over the centuries of Middle English Verse.

Selected Middle English Lyrics
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Holy and secular lyrics gathered from over the centuries of Middle English Verse.

Selected Readings from A New Introduction to Old Norse
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From a gathering of Icelandic native readers directed by Alison Finley of Birkbeck College, University of London. These readings come from the Viking Society's A New Introduction to Old Norse reader, which has some highlights from some of the major Eddas.

Selected Readings from A New Introduction to Old Norse
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From a gathering of Icelandic native readers directed by Alison Finley of Birkbeck College, University of London. These readings come from the Viking Society's A New Introduction to Old Norse reader, which has some highlights from some of the major Eddas.

Selections from Shakespeare in Early Modern English
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Have you ever wondered what Shakespeare and his fellow actors sounded like in his day? These two CDs give the modern reader and listener a mirror of the language of some of your favorite Shakespearean characters and narrators.

Selections from Shakespeare in Early Modern English
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Have you ever wondered what Shakespeare and his fellow actors sounded like in his day? These two CDs give the modern reader and listener a mirror of the language of some of your favorite Shakespearean characters and narrators.

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Sentimental and Humorous Romances: Floris and Blancheflour and The Tournament of Tottenham
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A recording of these two Middle English romances by Professor Linda Marie Zaerr in connection with the TEAMS volume of the same name, Sentimental and Humorous Romances.

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Sentimental and Humorous Romances: Floris and Blancheflour and The Tournament of Tottenham
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A recording of these two Middle English romances by Professor Linda Marie Zaerr in connection with the TEAMS volume of the same name, Sentimental and Humorous Romances.

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Shrew Plays before Shakespeare: Noah, Joseph's Trouble about Mary, and The Killing of the Children
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These three slightly abridged plays from the Towneley MS, the York Plays, and the Digby MS were performed by Joe Ricke and his group of players at the Kalamazoo ICMS Congress in May 2014. Each play illustrates strong women.

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
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The perfect knight, Sir Gawain, certainly stands head and shoulders above the fallen round table of Camelot. But even he will have his comeuppance when he meets beautiful unnamed wife of Lord Bertilak.

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Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
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Linda Marie Zaerr's performance of selected passages of the romance in Middle English with Modern English transitions in a video performance. 13-ISBN 978-0-8425-2535-0

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
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The perfect knight, Sir Gawain, certainly stands head and shoulders above the fallen round table of Camelot. But even he will have his comeuppance when he meets beautiful unnamed wife of Lord Bertilak.

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
DVD - $25.00

Linda Marie Zaerr's performance of selected passages of the romance in Middle English with Modern English transitions in a video performance. 13-ISBN 978-0-8425-2535-0

Sir Orfeo
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Sir Orfeo concerns the famous classical story of Orpheus and Eurydice, captured by Pluto and kept in his underworld. In the Middle English version, the three characters are respectively Sir Orfeo, Dame Heurodis, and the King of Fairy.

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Sir Orfeo
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In this Middle English performance with harp and singing by the Zaerr sisters, we have a happy ending to the Orpheus and Eurydice story. The full romance is performed here with Modern English subtitles as an added feature to this onstage performance.

Sir Orfeo
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Sir Orfeo concerns the famous classical story of Orpheus and Eurydice, captured by Pluto and kept in his underworld. In the Middle English version, the three characters are respectively Sir Orfeo, Dame Heurodis, and the King of Fairy.

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Sir Orfeo
DVD - $20.00

In this Middle English performance with harp and singing by the Zaerr sisters, we have a happy ending to the Orpheus and Eurydice story. The full romance is performed here with Modern English subtitles as an added feature to this on-stage performance.

Sir Thopas: Two Readings
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One of the two tales told by the pilgrim Chaucer. Unfortunately the Host, who judges the tales, finds this tale by Geoffrey not worth a fly, especially because of its rhyme doggerel. Chaucer's droll burlesque of the worst in popular romances in his day.

Sir Thopas: Two Readings
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One of the two tales told by the pilgrim Chaucer. Unfortunately the Host, who judges the tales, finds this tale by Geoffrey not worth a fly, especially because of its rhyme doggerel. Chaucer's droll burlesque of the worst in popular romances in his day.

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Specimens of Middle English Pronunciation
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Here Alex Jones introduces various Middle English poetic tales and how to pronounce them in correct academic Middle English. Booklet only available with CD orders, not download orders.

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Specimens of Middle English Pronunciation
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Here Alex Jones introduces various Middle English poetic tales and how to pronounce them in correct academic Middle English. Booklet only available with CD orders, not download orders.

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Ted Irving Reads Old English
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This CD combines former audiocassettes Selected Readings in Old English: The Dream of the Rood, The Wanderer, Deor, and The Seafarer and Favorite Passages from Beowulf.

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Ted Irving Reads Old English
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This CD combines former audiocassettes Selected Readings in Old English: The Dream of the Rood, The Wanderer, Deor, and The Seafarer and Favorite Passages from Beowulf.

The Book of the Duchess
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Chaucer, as usual, is burning the midnight oil, reading until he grows sleepy. He dreams of a knight dressed in black who has recently lost his beloved. Chaucer's tribute to his friend John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster, after the death of his wife Blanche.

The Book of the Duchess
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Chaucer, as usual, is burning the midnight oil, reading until he grows sleepy. He dreams of a knight dressed in black who has recently lost his beloved. Chaucer's tribute to his friend John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster, after the death of his wife Blanche.

The Clerk’s Tale
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The story of patient Griselda and her seemingly inhuman husband Walter, this is a tale Chaucer borrowed from Petrach by way of Boccaccio.

The Clerk’s Tale
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The story of patient Griselda and her seemingly inhuman husband Walter, this is a tale Chaucer borrowed from Petrach by way of Boccaccio.

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The Digby MS: The Conversion of St. Paul
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The 2011 addition to the ongoing series of Middle English plays peformed live at the Kalamazoo International Congress on Medieval Studies, this play is performed in the language of the later fifteenth-century

The Fox and the Wolf
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One of the fables from the Old French Reynardian tradition written in early Middle English.

The Franklin’s Tale
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A Breton lay, this tale of fin amor in marriage puts knight, squire, lady, and clerk under some pressure to behave properly. Are vows between lovers/spouses broken, or does this marriage look even stronger by the end of the tale?

The Franklin’s Tale
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A Breton lay, this tale of fin amor in marriage puts knight, squire, lady, and clerk under some pressure to behave properly. Are vows between lovers/spouses broken, or does this marriage look even stronger by the end of the tale?

The General Prologue
CD - $10.00

In his General Prologue, Chaucer speaks to us in his voice as one of the 29 pilgrims on their way from Southwark to Canterbury Cathedral to see the relics of St. Thomas a Becket. He introduces his fellow pilgrims one by one or sometimes in groups.

The General Prologue
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In his General Prologue, Chaucer speaks to us in his voice as one of the 29 pilgrims on their way from Southwark to Canterbury Cathedral to see the relics of St. Thomas a Becket. He introduces his fellow pilgrims one by one or sometimes in groups.

The Grafted Tree: Medieval Tales with Harp
CD - $15.00

After a brief passage in Middle English, Linda Marie Zaerr on vielle, accompanied by her sister, Laura Zaerr on gothic harp, performs these Middle English romances in a Modern English translation. Not a Chaucer Studio recording.

The House of Fame
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Nick Havely's edition of this slightly unfinished, early sci-fi work by Chaucer, this poem shows Chaucer's sense that he will be among the great poets, worthy to have a pillar with the greats in the heavenly House of Fame, home of our verbal reputation.

The House of Fame
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Nick Havely's edition of this slightly unfinished, early sci-fi work by Chaucer, this poem shows Chaucer's sense that he will be among the great poets, worthy to have a pillar with the greats in the heavenly House of Fame, home of our verbal reputation.

The House of Fame
Book/CD - $35.00

Nick Havely's edition of this slightly unfinished, early sci-fi work by Chaucer. This poem shows Chaucer's sense that he will be among the great poets, worthy to have a pillar with the greats in the heavenly House of Fame, home of our verbal reputation.

The House of Fame
Softcover - $20.00

Chaucer worked through all the known genres of his time, more or less, and this is his example of an ironic journey through the heavens in the talons of a talkative eagle, an early sci-fi journey for the frightened, plump poet.

The Knight's Tale
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Two cousins born at the same time fall lin love with the same princess. Which one will win her hand? One of Chaucer's best-developed romances, the Knight's Tale is full of surprises.

The Knight's Tale
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Two cousins born at the same time fall in love with the same princess. Which one will win her hand? One of Chaucer's best-developed romances, the Knight's Tale is full or surprises.

The Legend of Good Women
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Chaucer was criticized by some of his audience for being somewhat antifeminist. This early work of the poet is to overcome that criticism, presenting a catalogue of good and faithful women in brief biographies, a sort of medieval DNB.

The Man of Law’s Tale
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Almost a saint's life, this tale tells of a Roman emperor's daughter of such holiness that her first husband-to-be, a Muslim, converts to Christianity and is then slaughtered in his own mother's jihad. Will Custance survive in a rudderless boat?

The Man of Law’s Tale
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Almost a saint's life, this tale tells of a Roman emperor's daughter of such holiness that her first husband-to-be, a Muslim, converts to Christianity and is then slaughtered in his own mother's jihad. Will Custance survive in a rudderless boat?

The Manciple’s Tale
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The Manciple's story of metamorphosis when the crow is changed from a white bird to a black-feathered bird because he told all that he saw Apollo's wife doing one day.

The Manciple’s Tale
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The Manciple's story of metamorphosis when the crow is changed from a white bird to a black feathered bird because he told all that he saw Apollo's wife doing one day.

The Merchant’s Tale
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This is Chaucer's darkest fabliau in which he takes on the nobility for a change. Colder even than the typical December-May marriage is that between the aged January and May here. But Damyan is nigh in the hortus conclusus, as the gods look on.

The Merchant’s Tale
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This is Chaucer's darkest fabliau in which he takes on the nobility for a change. Colder even than the typical December-May marriage is that between the aged January and May here. But Damyan is nigh in the hortus conclusus, as the gods look on.

The Miller’s Tale
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The Miller's answer to the love triangle in the Knight's Tale that immediately precedes, we soon see what is different about the characters in a romance and a fabliau. Perhaps the most thorough poetic justice shown in any of Chaucer's fabliaux.

The Miller’s Tale
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The Miller's answer to the love triangle in the Knight's Tale that immediately precedes, we soon see what is different about the characters in a romance and a fabliau. Perhaps the most thorough poetic justice shown in any of Chaucer's fabliaux.

The Monk’s Tale
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The Monk's series of 17 of the promised 100 examples of the fall of great men and women (de casibus tragedies) is finally interrupted by the Knight, who wants to hear stories of those who have fallen whose Fortune improves.

The Monk’s Tale
CD - $10.00

The Monk's series of 17 of the promised 100 examples of the fall of great men and women (de casibus tragedies) is finally interrupted by the Knight, who wants to hear stories of those who have fallen whose Fortune improves.

The Nun’s Priest’s Tale
CD - $10.00

Seemingly a beast fable about a cock, a hen, and a fox, this tale proves to make fun mostly of human foibles. There are frequent mock-heroic "drops" in tone when we are reminded that we are mostly listening to a book-reading rooster and a tempting fox who is also a reader of texts.

The Nun’s Priest’s Tale
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Seemingly a beast fable about a cock, a hen, and a fox, this tale proves to make fun mostly of human foibles. There are frequent mock-heroic "drops" in tone when we are reminded that we are mostly listening to a book-reading rooster and a tempting fox.

The Old High German and Middle High German Hildebrandslied
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Recorded in Austria in 2006, the OHG and MHG versions of the Hildebrandslied are performed before a live audience by that gift to medieval music performance in Medieval German, Eberhard Kummer.

The Old High German and Middle High German Hildebrandslied
CD - $10.00

Recorded in Austria in 2006, the OHG and MHG versions of the Hildebrandslied are performed before a live audience by that gift to medieval music performance in  Medieval German, Eberhard Kummer.

The Pardoner’s Tale
CD - $10.00

The Pardoner's moving exemplum or sermon story to illustrate that the root of all evil is avarice. The irony is that the Pardoner himself is avaricious, as his long prologue reveals, though he hopes to save other from his own deadly sin.

The Pardoner’s Tale
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The Pardoner's moving exemplum or sermon story to illustrate that the root of all evil is avarice. The irony is that the Pardoner himself is avaricious, as his long prologue reveals, though he hopes to save other from his own deadly sin.

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The Parson's Tale
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This is the last tale and Chaucer's Retraction of all of his tales that "sounen unto synne."

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The Parson's Tale
CD - $20.00

This is the last tale and Chaucer's Retraction of all of his tales that "sounen unto synne." This is an MP3 recording on one CD.

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The Physician's Tale: Two Readings
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One of Chaucer's more troubling tales to a modern audience, this short tale is read by Professor Tom Burton and Kathryn Dineen in two complete versions: one by a male voice; another by a female voice

The Poetics of Alliteration
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Recording of all the alliterative poetic passages Alan Gaylord discussed in his expansion of a plenary address given at an SEMA annual conference in 1998. Range from Old English to Modern English examples. 13-ISBN 978-0-8425-2665-4

The Poetics of Alliteration
CD - $10.00

Recording of all the alliterative poetic passages Alan Gaylord discussed in his expansion of a plenary address given at an SEMA annual conference in 1998. Range from Old English to Modern English examples. 13-ISBN 978-0-8425-2665-4

The Poetics of Alliteration
Softcover - $5.00

The monograph is an expansion of a plenary address that Alan T. Gaylord read at a SEMA annual conference in 1998. The book covers alliterative poetry from the Old English poetic canon right down to modern examples. 13-ISBN 978-0-8425-2665-4

The Poetics of Alliteration
Book/CD - $15.00

The CD has Alan Gaylord's readings of the various texts he chose for examples of alliteration, ancient and modern, in his plenary address at a SEMA conference.The monograph accompanying the CD is an expansion of that plenary address.

The Prioress’s Tale:Two Readings
CD - $10.00

Though this tale is a miracle of the Virgin by genre, many readers may wonder whether by including it in his collection of tales if Chaucer was giving vent to anti-semitism? Is the Prioress revealed as flawed by the tale, or is the Virgin Mary glorified?

The Prioress’s Tale:Two Readings
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Though this tale is a miracle of the Virgin by genre, many readers may wonder whether by including it in his collection of tales if Chaucer was giving vent to anti-semitism? Is the Prioress revealed as flawed by the tale, or is the Virgin Mary glorified?

The Reeve's Tale
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The tale of two Northern lads who, in trying to protect the wheat grown to feed fellow students at their hall in Cambridge University, get entangled with a miller and his family.

The Reeve's Tale
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The tale of two Northern lads who, in trying to protect the wheat grown to feed fellow students at their hall in Cambridge University, get entangled with a miller and his family.

The Second Nun’s Tale
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The Nun accompanying the Prioress tells this tale of St. Catherine: one of the legends or lives of the saints stories included in Chaucer's selection of most of the genres of narrative available in his day.

The Second Nun’s Tale
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The Nun accompanying the Prioress tells this tale of St. Catherine: one of the legends or lives of the saints stories included in Chaucer's selection of most of the genres of narrative available in his day.

The Second Shepherds’ Play: A Live Reading at Kalamazoo
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This medieval mystery play depicts a mock nativity presided over by the sheep thief Mak with his wife Gill as his accomplice. Oddly enough, the Nativity of Christ follows before the witnessing winter cold shepherds of West Yorkshire.

The Second Shepherds’ Play: A Live Reading at Kalamazoo
CD - $10.00

This medieval mystery play depicts a mock nativity presided over by the sheep thief Mak with his wife Gill as his accomplice. Oddly enough, the Nativity of Christ follows before the witnessing winter cold shepherds of West Yorkshire.

The Shipman’s Tale
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A tale that may have been meant for the Wife of Bath originally, the Shipman's fabliau satirizes a Parisian merchant who is not paying his wife enough attention, making her an easy target for the merchant's good friend, the monk Don John.

The Shipman’s Tale
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A tale that may have been meant for the Wife of Bath originally, the Shipman's fabliau satirizes a Parisian merchant who is not paying his wife enough attention, making her an easy target for the merchant's good friend, the monk Don John.

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The Squire's Tale
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Recorded in Somerset in July 1977 with Tom Burton and Paul Thomas and with Zina Peterson in 2010 in Provo, Utah.

The Summoner’s Tale
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The Summoner and the Friar trade tales demeaning the other's profession in the Church. In this tale the friar ends up with an offering just about anyone could give him. But the scholastic dilemma becomes how to share his gift with his brothers?

The Summoner’s Tale
CD - $10.00

The Summoner and the Friar trade tales demeaning the other's profession in the Church. In this tale the friar ends up with an offering just about anyone could give him. But the scholastic dilemma becomes how to share his gift with his brothers?

The Tale of Melibee
CD - $15.00

One of two prose tales included in the twenty-four extant Canterbury Tales. After having been stopped telling his "drasty" "rime dogerel" Tale of Sir Thopas, Chaucer tells this "litel thyng in prose."

The Tale of Melibee
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One of two prose tales included in the twenty-four extant Canterbury Tales. After having been stopped telling his "drasty" "rime dogerel" Tale of Sir Thopas, Chaucer tells this "litel thyng in prose."

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The Vâices That Be Gone: Selected Poems from William Barnes’s Poems of Rural Life in the Dorset Dialect
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(First Collection, 1844)
The CD contains Tom Burton's live reading of some of William Barnes's Dorset dialect poems at the 2009 Adelaide Fringe.

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The Vâices That Be Gone: Selected Poems from William Barnes’s Poems of Rural Life in the Dorset Dialect
CD - $10.00

(First Collection, 1844)
The CD contains Tom Burton's live reading of some of William Barnes's Dorset dialect poems at the 2009 Adelaide Fringe.

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The Vâices That Be Gone: Selected Poems from William Barnes’s Poems of Rural Life in the Dorset Dialect
Book/CD - $20.00

(First Collection, 1844)
The CD contains Tom Burton?s live reading of some of William Barnes?s Dorset dialect poems at the 2009 Adelaide Fringe. The book has the text of the poems in dialect spelling and IPA transcription.

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The Vâices That Be Gone: Selected Poems from William Barnes’s Poems of Rural Life in the Dorset Dialect
Softcover - $15.00

(First Collection, 1844)
The book contains Tom Burton's selected texts from William Barnes's Dorset dialect poems with their phonemic transcriptions on the facing pages, as read by Professor Burton at the 2009 Adelaide Fringe.

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The Weddynge of Sir Gawen and Dame Ragnell
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A DVD download recording of this entire tale as acted out by Linda Marie Zaerr in all the parts, male and female. A lively presentation in Middle English, clearly delivered, of this analogue of the Wife of Bath's Tale.

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The Weddynge of Sir Gawen and Dame Ragnell
DVD - $20.00

A DVD recording of this entire tale as acted out by Linda Marie Zaerr in all the parts, male and female. A lively presentation in Middle English, clearly delivered, of this analogue of the Wife of Bath's Tale.

The Wife of Bath’s Prologue and Tale
CD - $10.00

The Prologue here exceeds the length of the Tale. The Wife is surely one of Chaucer's "types," but she is also a wonderfully complex character at the same time. Has this woman turned the medieval world upsodoun? What is it women want most?

The Wife of Bath’s Prologue and Tale
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The Prologue here exceeds the length of the Tale. The Wife is surely one of Chaucer's "types," but she is also a wonderfully complex character at the same time. Has this woman turned the medieval world upsodoun? What is it women want most?

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Thirteenth Century Old French Pastourelle Motets
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In a recording of some 34 tracks, Chris Callahan reads these Old French poems first followed by a musical performance in Old French by the IWU Trio.

Towneley Plays: Live at Kalamazoo
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The group that has come to be known as the Towneley Players performed these four plays from the Towneley MS over three Congresses at Kalamazoo where about 3,000 medievalists from all over the world gather each year. Two CDs.

Towneley Plays: Live at Kalamazoo
CD - $15.00

The group that has come to be known as the Towneley Players performed these four plays from the Towneley MS over three Congresses at Kalamazoo where about 3,000 medievalists from all over the world gather each year. Two CDs.

Troilus and Criseyde
CD - $20.00

This single MP3 CD contains a Middle English reading of the entire text of Troilus and Criseyde recorded in Burnaby, BC. Make sure you have a CD player (or any DVD player) that can play MP3 CDs. Most new CD players built since 2003 can play this new CD.

Troilus and Criseyde
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This single MP3 CD contains a Middle English reading of the entire text of Troilus and Criseyde recorded in Burnaby, BC. Make sure you have a CD player (or any DVD player) that can play MP3 CDs. Most new CD players built since 2003 can play this new CD.

Voicing Medieval Women
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Half of the recordings/texts are in Middle English, written by or about women; about one-quarter of the texts/recordings are from works in Old Norse and another quarter are from Old French, Provencal, or Anglo-Norman.

Voicing Medieval Women
CD - $15.00

Half of the recordings/texts are in Middle English, written by or about women; about one-quarter of the texts/recordings are from works in Old Norse and another quarter are from Old French, Provencal, or Anglo-Norman.

Voicing Medieval Women
Softcover - $10.00

Half of the recordings/texts are in Middle English, written by or about women; about one-quarter of the texts/recordings are from works in Old Norse and another quarter are from Old French, Provencal, or Anglo-Norman.

Voicing Medieval Women
Book/CD - $25.00

Half of the recordings/texts are in Middle English, written by or about women; about one-quarter of the texts/recordings are from works in Old Norse and another quarter are from Old French, Provencal, or Anglo-Norman.

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Wartburgkrieg & Tannhaüser Ballade
CD - $10.00

The Wartburgkrieg was performed and recorded at the Kulturquartier in Vienna on 31 May 2006 with performances by Reinhold Wiedenmann and Eberhard Kummer, and the Tannhaüser Ballade was performed by Eberhard Kummer.

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Wartburgkrieg & Tannhaüser Ballade
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The Wartburgkrieg was performed and recorded at the Kulturquartier in Vienna on 31 May 2006 with performances by Reinhold Wiedenmann and Eberhard Kummer, and the Tannhaüser Ballade was performed by Eberhard Kummer.

Waz Ist Minne? Middle High German Love Poetry (12th to early 14th century)
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A wide variety of Middle High German love poetry from the 12th to early 14th centuries, produced and recorded at IZMS in Salzburg in August 2003. Directed by Prof Dr Ulrich Mueller and produced by Prof Paul Thomas.

Waz Ist Minne? Middle High German Love Poetry (12th to early 14th century)
CD - $10.00

A wide variety of Middle High German love poetry from the 12th to early 14th centuries, produced and recorded at IZMS in Salzburg in August 2003. Directed by Prof Dr Ulrich Mueller and produced by Prof Paul Thomas.

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William Barnes’s Dialect Poems: A Pronunciation Guide
Book/CD - $75.00

Features a laminated bookmark tucked in the back cover with helps for using the International Phonetic Alphabet in the phonemic transcriptions of the poems. This is Prof. Burton?s learned study of how to pronounce Barnes?s lively Dorset dialect poems.

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Words,Words,Words
Softcover - $10.00

The book analyzes words, phrases, and names with an emphasis on mirth and humor as well as semantic change.