Medieval Masterpieces.

Author / Editor
Waterhouse, Michael, dir.

Medieval Masterpieces.

Episode Two in "The Beauty of Books." Tern Television Productions. BBC Worldwide, 2011.

Physical Description
Video recording. 33 min.; color.

Introduces the manuscript of the Luttrell Psalter and the Oxford copy of William Caxton’s second edition of CT (with hand-colored woodcuts), with extensive visual representation of the codices (panning many details) and their library settings, explained and appreciated by a team of expert curators and scholars. Focuses on the religious iconography and “political vision” of the Psalter, and on the production, reception, and social variety of the Caxton volume and its text.

Alternative Title
The Beauty of Books

Chaucer Subjects
Recordings and Films
Facsimiles, Editions, and Translations
Canterbury Tales--General