Literary Criticism

Bibliographies of Literary Criticism of Pearl, 1933-2017

1) Wellek, René. “The Pearl: An Interpretation of the Middle English Poem.” Studies in English by Members of the English Seminar of the Charles University, Prague. Praze, CZ: Riváce, 1933. 1-33. Print.

2) Eldredge, Lawrence. “The State of Pearl Studies since 1933.” Viator (1975): 171-94. Print.

3) Courtney, Charles Russell. “The Pearl Poet: An Annotated International Bibliography, 1955-1970.” Diss. University of Arizona, 1975. Print.

4) Andrew, Malcolm. The Gawain-Poet: An Annotated Bibliography, 1839-1977. New York: Garland, 1979. Print.

5) Foley, Michael. “The Gawain-Poet: An Annotated Bibliography, 1978-85.” Chaucer Review 23.3 (1989), 250-82.

6) Blanch, Robert J.. “Supplement to the Gawain-Poet: An Annotated Bibliography, 1978-85.” Chaucer Review 25.4 (1991), 363-86.

7)  Blanch, Robert J.. “The Current State of Pearl Criticism.” Chaucer Yearbook 3 (1996), 21-33. [Review essay on trends in scholarship.]

8) Stanbury, Sarah. ed. Pearl. Kalamazoo, MI: Medieval Institute, 2001. Print. TEAMS: Middle English Text Series.

9) McGillivray, Murray, ed. “London, British Library MS Cotton Nero A.x. (art.3): A Digital Facsimile.” London, British Library MS Cotton Nero A.x. (art. 3): A Digital Facsimile and Commented Transcription. Calgary: Cotton Nero A.x. Project, 2012.

10) Beal, Jane. “Materials for Teaching Pearl: Classroom Texts and Instructor’s Library,” Approaches to Teaching the Middle English Pearl, ed. Jane Beal and Mark Bradshaw Busbee (New York: Modern Language Association, 2017), 23-49.

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