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Poems Without Contexts: The Rawlinson Lyrics<sup>*</sup>

J.A. Burrow

in Essays on Medieval Literature

Published in print March 1984 | ISBN: 9780198111870
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191670657 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198111870.003.0001
Poems Without Contexts: The Rawlinson Lyrics*

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This chapter discusses how far people's ignorance of the context of the Rawlinson poems impairs their ability to understand them. Some of the processes of interpretation and conclusions that can or cannot be safely drawn in such cases are included.

Keywords: poems; interpretation; conclusions; processes

Chapter.  9589 words. 

Subjects: Literary Studies (Early and Medieval)

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