Yoko Iyeiri & Margaret Connolly (eds.), And gladly wolde he lerne and gladly teche: Essays on Medieval English Presented to Professor Matsuji Tajima on his Sixtieth Birthday (Kaibunsha, 2002)

Festschrift for Professor Matsuji Tajima

This is a festschrift edited by Yoko Iyeiri and Margaret Connolly for Professor Matsuji Tajima, Kyushu University. As the contents show, a number of scholars in the world, including his friends and students have contributed articles to this volume.

This volume also includes Professor E. F. K. Koerner’s essay entitled “More than Thirty Years of Friendship with Professor Matsuji Tajima”, which describes how Professor Tajima established himself as an eminent scholar in medieval English language and literature.

ISBN: 4875715773
270 pages, 5,000 yen

CONTENTS

Preface
Contributors
Abbreviations

PROFESSOR MATSUJI TAJIMA AND HIS SCHOLARSHIP

MORE THAN THIRTY YEARS OF FRIENDSHIP WITH PROFESSOR MATSUJI TAJIMA
E. F. K. Koerner

ESSAYS ON MEDIEVAL ENGLISH LANGUAGE

The Old English Sound System from a North-Sea Germanic Perspective
Hans Frede Nielsen

The Origins of Old English Breaking
Jeremy J. Smith

Old English þæt deofol; se deofol or Just deofol
Eric G. Stanley

Modality and Ambiguity in Chaucer’s trewely: With a Focus on Troilus and Criseyde
Yoshiyuki Nakao

The Function of Word Classes and the Import of French in Middle English Poetry: A Comparative Study of The Romaunt of the Rose-A and Le Roman de la Rose
Sadahiro Kumamoto

Fifteenth-Century Rhythmical Changes
Thomas Cable

The Development of Non-assertive Any in Later Middle English and the Decline of Multiple Negation
Yoko Iyeiri

ESSAYS ON MEDIEVAL LITERATURE

Beowulf 128: æfter wiste
Jun Terasawa

Did Benvenutus Grassus Lecture at Montpellier?
Laurence M. Eldredge

Some Observations on the Use of Manuscripts, Dates, and Preferred Editions in the Middle English Dictionary
Robert E. Lewis

Troilus and the Law of Kind
Joseph Wittig

The ‘Eight Points of Charity’ in John Rylands University Library MS English 85
Margaret Connolly
Caxton, Malory, Arthurian Chronicles, and French Romances: Intertextual Complexities
Edward Donald Kennedy

The Lineage and Variations of the Biblical Phrase while the world standeth
Hideki Watanabe

A LIST OF THE PUBLISHED WRITINGS OF PROFESSOR MATSUJI TAJIMA

Index