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The Epic in medieval society

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Published by Niemeyer in Tübingen .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literature, Medieval -- History and criticism,
  • Epic literature, European -- History and criticism.,
  • Didactic literature -- History and criticism.,
  • Ethics in literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Statemented. by Harald Scholler.
    ContributionsScholler, Harald.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN694.E6 E64
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 410 p., [8] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages410
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4596731M
    ISBN 103484600543
    LC Control Number77359320

    The book presents the presuppositions of medieval society in a systematic fashion by integrating brief, self-contained selections from primary texts and carefully captioned photographs into a narrative of the medieval world and its foundations. The text is divided into three parts. The first collection in medieval studies to concentrate on the notion of the stranger, these essays show how outsiders influenced the culture of Europe in the Middle Ages. Contributors: William Calin, Susan Crane, Maria Dobozy, Edward R. Haymes, William Chester Jordan, Derek Pearsall, William D. Phillips Jr., Kathryn L. Reyerson, and Janet L.

    16 Medieval Epic and History in the Romance Literatures Joseph J. Duggan. 17 Roland’s Migration from Anglo-Norman Epic to Royal French Chronicle History Michel-André Bossy. 18 A Recurrent Theme of the Spanish Medieval Epic: Complaints and Laments by Noble Women Mercedes Vaquero. Filed under: Epic poetry, Latin (Medieval and modern) -- Adaptations Troy Book: Selections, by John Lydgate, ed. by Robert Edwards (HTML at Rochester) Items .

      The Anthem World Epic and Romance series publishes rigorous, innovative scholarly studies dealing with epics and chivalric romances from across the globe, both written and oral, in poetry and prose, as well as adaptations in theater and series seeks to foster new comparative and cultural understandings of heroic narratives, focusing on literary and geopolitcal context, ranging from. Epic and Romance Essays on Medieval Literature by W. P. (William Paton) Ker. Free audio book that you can download in mp3, iPod and iTunes format for your portable audio player. Audio previews, convenient categories and excellent search functionality make your best source for free audio books. Download a free audio book for yourself today!


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