The King of Tars by John H Chandler
The King of Tars, an early Middle English romance (ca. 1330 or earlier), emphasizes ideas about race, gender, and religion. A short poem, its purpose is to celebrate the power of Christianity, and yet it defies classification.
About the Author
John H. Chandler has a PhD in English from the University of Rochester.
Table of ContentsAcknowledgments Introduction The King of Tars Explanatory Notes Textual Notes Appendix: Variant Readings from the Vernon Manuscript Bibliography Glossary