👤 Margaret Tyler (1540-90), English translator

Margaret Tyler, Mirror of Princely Deeds and Knighthood
Edited by Joyce Boro
Tudor and Stuart Translations 111 July 2014

  • ‘Boro’s judicious use of textual notes, the glossary, and her explanatory introduction, make this edition accessible to a wide audience and suitable for introducing new readers to Early Modern chivalric romance.’ — unsigned notice, Forum for Modern Language Studies 51, 2015, 237
  • ‘[This] very complete edition, with a useful introduction, is particularly welcome given the recent critical interest in Tyler's prologue to her Mirror.’ — Barbara Fuchs, Studies in English Literature 1500-1900 55, 2015, 226
  • ‘Her discussion of the proto-feminist implications of Tyler’s translation, as well as its preface, is a model of careful and thorough linguistic analysis. Attractively priced, her edition should do much to extend the readership of The Mirror of Princely Deeds and Knighthood, and is a welcome addition to this excellent MHRA series.’ — Gillian Wright, Translation and Literature 24, 2015, 254-55
  • ‘Boro's expertly annotated edition ... a useful tool for students and scholars of early modern exchange.’ — Hannah Leah Crummé, Times Literary Supplement 23 January 2015, 26
  • ‘This edition makes a substantial contribution to Elizabethan studies.’ — H. Gaston Hall, Cahiers Élisabéthains 87, 2015
  • ‘Boro’s introduction does a fine job of summarizing the previous fifteen years of intense scholarly interest on Tyler’s work, and clearly articulates avenues for further investigation and inquiry.’ — Aaron Taylor Miedema, Renaissance and Reformation 39.3, Summer 2016, 217-18