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Published by The Mediaeval Academy of America in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

StatementJ. H. Mozley.
The Physical Object
Pagination398-423 p.
Number of Pages423
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16799429M

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Les écrivains en latin. VIII. Satiristes et fabulistes: Gautier Map — Nigel Wireker — Jean de Hauville — Pierre Alphonse Nivard», Revue des cours et conférences, , , p. Mozley, John Henry, «The unprinted poems of Nigel Wireker. African Studies American Studies Ancient Near East and Egypt Art History Asian Studies Book History and Cartography Biblical Studies Classical Studies Education. Nigel de Longchamps, also known as Nigel Wireker, (fl. c. , died c. ), was an English satirist and poet of the late twelfth century, writing in Latin. He is known to have been a monk of Christ Church, Canterbury, from to , and perhaps earlier (he claims to have met Thomas Becket, killed in . Nigel of Canterbury (often referred to as Nigel Wireker or Nigel de Longchamps) was a monk of Christ Church, Canterbury, during the troubled decades after the martyrdom of Thomas Becket. Nigel is widely known for his Speculum Stultorum, an amusing satiric poem nearly four thousand lines in length, and for a caustic treatise that has been given.

It is I Who Speak: Selected Poems by Valley Press Ships from UK Supplier Related Searches: Valley Press Poetry, Valley Press, Valley Press Books Format: Paperback / softback Dimensions: x x centimeters Weight: kg. Nigel de Longchamps, also known as Nigel Witeker, (fl. c. , died c. ), was an English satirist and poet of the late twelfth century, writing in Latin. He is known to have been a monk of Christ Church, Canterbury, from to , and perhaps earlier (he claims to have met Thomas Becket, killed in ).. Works Speculum stultorum. He is the author of the Speculum stultorum (A Mirror. Nigel Wireker (aka Longchamps) was a monk at Christ Church, Canterbury, in the late 12th century, during and after the martyrdom of Thomas Becket. He is best known for his satire on monks 'The Mirror of Fools', but he also wrote religious poetry, preserved in this manuscript, a collection of works from Christ Church, Canterbury, copied between. Nigel makes full use of the opportunities afforded by this framework for satirizing the manners and customs of his time, especially the vices prevalent among the Paris students and in the several religious orders; (2) "Contra Curiales et Officiales Clericos", a prose treatise, with a prologue in elegiacs, addressed to William Longchamp as.

Poetry, defined as language divided into lines, is found in most known human cultures. This masterful survey of poetry and its constituent components demonstrates the functions performed by metre, rhyme, alliteration and parallelism, arguing that each line of a poem fits as a whole unit into the limited capacity of human working memory. Nigel Wireker † Catholic Encyclopedia Nigel Wireker Satirist, lived about He describes himself as old in the Speculum Stultorum, which was written apparently before He claims to have known St. Thomas of Canterbury&#;. The passion of St. Lawrence, Epigrams and marginal poems / Nigel of Canterbury ; edited and translated by Jan Ziolkowski. uniform title Passio Sancti Laurentii martyris. The book of Daun Burnel the ass: Nigellus Wireker's Speculum stultorum by Nigellus Wireker (Book) 10 editions published between and in English and .