Tradition and Transformation in Medieval Romance

Tradition and Transformation in Medieval Romance


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780859915533
Publisher: Boydell & Brewer, Limited
Publication date: 09/02/1999
Pages: 188
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.79(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction - Rosalind Field Thomas and the earl: literary and historical contexts for the Romance of Horn - 'Herkeneth aright': reading Gamelyn for text not context - Stephen Knight The Wardship Romance: a new methodology - Middle English romance and the Gesta Romanorum - Diane Speed Sir Amadance and the undisenchanted bride: the relation of the Middle English romance to the folk tradition of 'The Grateful Dead'Dead' - Elizabeth Williams The Sege of Melayne: a fifteenth-century reading - Phillipa Hardman Identity, narrative and participation: defining a context for the middle English Charlemagne romances - Robert Warm Caxton's concept of 'Historical Romance' within the context of the crusades: conviction rhetoric and sales strategy - Joerg O Fichte Chaucerian Minstrelsy: Sir Thopas, Troilus and Criseyde and English metrical romance - Nancy Mason Bradbury 'Redinge of Romance' in Gower's Confessio Amantis - Jeremy Dimmick The Ide and Olive episode in Lord Berners's Huon of Burdeux - Elizabeth Archibald The strange history of Valentine and Orson - Helen Cooper

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