The Psalter of Robert de Lisle in the British Library (review)

The Psalter of Robert de Lisle in the British Library (review) Short Notices this book will provide you, and your students, with hours of entertainment and edification. But the multiple foliation of the manuscript is guaranteed to drive you mad. There are two systems, one written in blue and one in pencil, and neither is that followed in the commentary. Alexandra Barratt Department of English University of Waikato Sandler, Lucy Freeman, The Psalter of Robert de Lisle in the British Library, London, Harvey Miller, reprinted 1999; paper; pp. 118; 25 colour plates, 55 b/w ilustrations; R R P £22, US$35; I S B N 187250132X. Published originally in 1983, this is a long overdue republication in paper form of Lucy Freeman Sandler's monograph on the De Lisle Psalter. Sandler has wisely chosen not to alter the original text but has also included a n e w preface and a postscript that presents an brief overview of recent scholarly interpretations. Not surprisingly, she disagrees with m u c h of this, but also acknowledges h o w thefieldhas changed over the 35 years since shefirstbegan working on this manuscript. A very useful further addition is the Addendum which provides additional manuscripts to Sandler's handlist of Speculum theologie included in an http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Parergon Australian & New Zealand Association of Medieval & Early Modern Studies, Inc. (ANAZAMEMS, Inc.)

The Psalter of Robert de Lisle in the British Library (review)

Parergon, Volume 18 (2) – Apr 3, 2001

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Short Notices this book will provide you, and your students, with hours of entertainment and edification. But the multiple foliation of the manuscript is guaranteed to drive you mad. There are two systems, one written in blue and one in pencil, and neither is that followed in the commentary. Alexandra Barratt Department of English University of Waikato Sandler, Lucy Freeman, The Psalter of Robert de Lisle in the British Library, London, Harvey Miller, reprinted 1999; paper; pp. 118; 25 colour plates, 55 b/w ilustrations; R R P £22, US$35; I S B N 187250132X. Published originally in 1983, this is a long overdue republication in paper form of Lucy Freeman Sandler's monograph on the De Lisle Psalter. Sandler has wisely chosen not to alter the original text but has also included a n e w preface and a postscript that presents an brief overview of recent scholarly interpretations. Not surprisingly, she disagrees with m u c h of this, but also acknowledges h o w thefieldhas changed over the 35 years since shefirstbegan working on this manuscript. A very useful further addition is the Addendum which provides additional manuscripts to Sandler's handlist of Speculum theologie included in an

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Published: Apr 3, 2001

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