Medieval Narrative: An Introduction / Edition 1

Medieval Narrative: An Introduction / Edition 1

by Tony Davenport, W. A. Davenport
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0199258392

ISBN-13: 9780199258390

Pub. Date: 12/28/2004

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Medieval Narrative offers students an introduction to the range of narrative genres and strategies of the medieval period and explores the ways in which medieval theories of narrative can be compared with modern day theories. Throughout the text the author draws from a wide range of examples, including Chaucer's Canterbury Tales, the Ancrene Wisse, and continental

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Medieval Narrative offers students an introduction to the range of narrative genres and strategies of the medieval period and explores the ways in which medieval theories of narrative can be compared with modern day theories. Throughout the text the author draws from a wide range of examples, including Chaucer's Canterbury Tales, the Ancrene Wisse, and continental examples of medieval narrative such as Boccaccio's Il Filostrato.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199258390
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
12/28/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
316
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 5.40(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

1. Medieval Narrative Theory
2. Types of Medieval Narrative
3. Tale Collections
4. The Canterbury Tales
5. Longer Narratives
6. Prologues and Narrators
7. Composite Narrative
8. Some Modern Conceptions of Medieval Narrative

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