- Title Pages
- Notes on Contributors
2Texts in Conversation
3Multilingualism, the Harley Scribe, and Johannes Jacobi
5The Organisation of Multilingual Miscellanies
6John Northwood’s Miscellany Revisited
7Vying for Attention
8The Chivalric Miscellany
9Amateur Book Production and the Miscellany in Late Medieval East Anglia
10Writing Without Borders
11Welsh Bardic Miscellanies
12Lancelot of the Laik and the Literary Manuscript Miscellany in 15th- and 16th-century Scotland
13Entertainment Networks, Reading Communities, and the Early Tudor Anthology
14Aberystwyth, National Library of Wales, MS Peniarth 12
15Towards a Taxonomy of Middle English Manuscript Assemblages
16The Whole Book and the Whole Picture
- Index of Manuscripts
- General Index
- (p.1) 1 Introduction
- Insular Books
- British Academy
The Introduction outlines the scope and approach of the following sixteen contributions and summarises the main lines of investigation to which the manuscript miscellany has been subjected. Attention is paid to matters such as definitions, methodologies, and accessibility, and also to an assessment of the cultural significance of this type of multi-text manuscript, in its own time and for modern scholarship.
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