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The Outlaws of Medieval Legend / Edition 3

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Overview

Wonderfully written and beautifully presented , The Outlaws of Medieval Legend brings the popular heroes of the Middle-Ages to life. Featuring both famous - Robin Hood and William Wallace - and now forgotten rogues such as Gamelyn and Fulke Fitzwarin, this book explains the popularity of these semi-mythical figures, and how their stories appealed to the common people of the Middle Ages.
Long unavailable, and now featuring a new introduction from the author, this is the perfect book for anyone with a fondness for medieval history and folklore.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415239004
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 1/16/2001
  • Edition description: REVISED
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 280
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.59 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the New Edition
Preface
Introduction to the Second Edition
Introduction: Some Recantations
I The Matter of the Greenwood 1
II The Story of Hereward 9
III The Historical Background of the Hereward Legend 23
IV The Romance of Fulk Fitzwarin 39
V The Romance of Eustace the Monk 53
VI William Wallace and the Scottish Outlaws 64
VII The Tale of Gamelyn 78
VIII The Robin Hood Ballads (I) 95
IX The Robin Hood Ballads (II) 116
X The Historical Background of the Robin Hood Ballads 128
XI The Outlaw Ballad as an Expression of Peasant Discontent 145
XII The Historicity of Robin Hood 174
XIII The Outlaw in History 191
XIV Conclusions 208
App. I The Supposed Mythological Origin of the Robin Hood Legend 219
App. II Sources and Bibliography 223
App. III Additional Bibliography 226
App. IV Robin Hood in Recent Historical Writing (1977-86): A Postscript 229
Index 236
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