Originally published in 1990, the main purpose of this anthology is to present the vernacular secular lyric of the Middle Ages, although it also includes Latin literature of the Middle Ages and the influence of the hymn.

chapter I|24 pages

Latin Hymns and Lyrics from 850 to 1300

chapter II|18 pages

The Carmina Burana

chapter III|74 pages

Provençal Lyrics

chapter IV|46 pages

Italian Lyrics

chapter V|36 pages

North French Lyrics

chapter VI|24 pages

German Lyrics

chapter VII|40 pages

Lyrics of Iberia

chapter VIII|34 pages

Lyrics of Great Britain

chapter IX|28 pages

Selected Original Texts