Literary Medieval Criticism

English Psalms in the Middle Ages, 1300-1450 by Annie Sutherland

By Annie Sutherland

English Psalms within the heart a while, 1300-1450 explores vernacular translation, edition, and paraphrase of the biblical psalms. Focussing on a large and sundry physique of texts, it examines translations of the whole psalter in addition to renditions of person psalms and teams of psalms. Exploring who translated the psalms, and the way and why they have been translated, it additionally considers who learn those texts and the way and why they have been read.

Annie Sutherland foregrounds the centrality of the voice of David within the devotional panorama of the interval, suggesting that the psalmist provided the prayerful, penitent Christian a uniquely articulate and emotive version of utterance sooner than God. interpreting the proof of latest wills and testaments in addition to manuscripts containing the translations, she highlights the recognition of the psalms between lay and spiritual readers, contemplating how, while, and through whom the translated psalms were
used in addition to pondering who translated them and the way and why they have been translated. In investigating those and different parts, English Psalms within the heart a while, 1300-1450 increases questions on interactions among Latinity and vernacularity within the past due center a long time and situates the translated psalms
in a literary and theoretical context.

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