Text name Caxton's History of Reynard the Fox File name cmreynar-m4 Manuscript Printed original Date 1481 Dialect East Midlands Genre Fiction Edition Blake, Norman F. 1970. The History of Reynard the fox. Translated from the Dutch original by William Caxton. EETS O.S. 263. London: Oxford University Press. Sample Pp. 6.1-14.19, 51.20-62.26 Remarks
Caxton translated this version of Reynard from the Dutch Die Hystorie van Reynaert die Vos, printed by Gerard Leeu at Gouda in 1479. This Dutch edition was a close retelling in prose of one of the two earlier Middle Dutch poetic versions.
File name CMREYNAR Text identifier M4 NI FICT REYNARD Text name REYNARD Author CAXTON WILLIAM Period M4 Date of original 1420-1500 Date of manuscript X Contemporaneity X Dialect EMO Verse or prose PROSE Text type FICTION Relationship to foreign original TRANSL Foreign original DUTCH Relationship to spoken language WRITTEN Sex of author MALE Age of author 40-60 Social rank of author PROF Audience description X Participant relationship X Interaction X Setting X Prototypical text category NARR IMAG Sample SAMPLE X