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John Lydgate's Dance of Death and Related Works

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John Lydgate's Dance of Death and Related Works

Publisher Location: Kalamazoo, MI
Publisher Name: Medieval Institute Publications
Publication Date: 2019



John Lydgate, Dance of Death: A Version (Selden)

John Lydgate, Dance of Death: B Version (Lansdowne)

Other Late Medieval Poems about Death

    1.    John Lydgate, “Death’s Warning to the World” (DIMEV 4905)
    2.    “Three Messengers of Death” (DIMEV 5387)
    3.    “A Warning Spoken by the Soul of a Dead Person” (DIMEV 3624)
    4.    “A Mirror for Young Ladies at their Toilet” (DIMEV 3454)
    5.    “The Ressoning betuix Deth and Man,” ascribed to Robert Henryson (DIMEV 4000)

Poems in the Dance of Death Tradition

    6.    “The Dawnce of Makabre” (DIMEV 4104)
    7.    “Can Ye Dance the Shaking of the Sheets” (DIMEV 956)

La Danse macabre, Translation by Elizaveta Strakhov

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