Information on cmreynar-m4

PPCME2 information

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.

Helsinki Corpus information

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