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Global Medieval Studies

Resources for research in global medieval art, history, and literature.

Background Information

Consult these sources to learn more about literary authors, periods, genres, texts, and their historical contexts.

Anglo-Saxon and Medieval Primary Sources

Research Guides

Use the below guides to go deeper into your research.

Bibliographies & Indexes

Browsing Areas

The following sections are good for browsing for books on Anglo-Saxon and Medieval literature, which are shelved on the 5th floor of Lauinger Library.

English Language

PE101-458 – Anglo-Saxon. Old English

PE501-693 – Middle English.

English Literature

PR171-236 – Anglo-Saxon (beginnings through 1066)

PR251-369 – Medieval. Middle English (1066-1500)

PR1490-1799 – Anglo-Saxon literature

PR1803-2165 – Anglo-Norman period. Early English. Middle English.

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