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Companion to Middle English Romance

by Henk Aertsen

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Published by Paul & Co Pub Consortium .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English,
  • Literary studies: classical, early & medieval,
  • Middle English Literature,
  • Literature: Classics

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsAlasdair A. Macdonald (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages216
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12848038M
    ISBN 109062568998
    ISBN 109789062568994

    A Companion to Middle English Hagiography. Book Description: The saints were the superheroes and the celebrities of medieval England, bridging the gap between heaven and earth, the living and the dead. A vast body of literature evolved during the middle ages to ensure that everyone, from kings to peasants, knew the stories of the lives, deaths. This reference is a comprehensive overview of Old and Middle English literature. Chapters focus on particular genres, such as Allegorical Verse, Balladry, Beast Fable, Chronicle, Debate Poetry, Epic and Heroic, Lyric, Middle English Parody/Burlesque, Religious and Allegorical Verse, and .

    In a series of original essays from leading literary scholars, this Companion offers a chronological sweep of medieval poetry from Old English to the great genres of romance, narrative, and alliterative poetry of the 15 th century.. Beginning in the Anglo-Saxon period, the volume explores the Old English language and its alliterative tradition, before moving on to examine the genres 5/5(1).   A specialist in medieval literature and the history of ideas, her recent publications include Rape and Ravishment in the Literature of Medieval England (), A Companion to Romance (Wiley-Blackwell, ), Madness and Creativity in Literature and Culture (co-edited with Jane Macnaughton, ), Pearl (co-edited with David Fuller, ), A /5(2).

    Popular romance was one of the most wide-spread forms of literature in the middle ages, yet despite its cultural centrality, and its fundamental importance for later literary developments, the genre has defied precise definition, its subject matter ranging from tales of chivalric adventure, to saintly women, and monsters who become human. The Student s Companion to the Theologians Book Summary: This companion brings together a team of contemporary theologians and writers to provide substantial introductions to the key people who shaped the Christian story and tradition. A substantial reference work, bringing together over 75 entries on the most important and influential theologians in the history of .


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Companion to Middle English Romance by Henk Aertsen Download PDF EPUB FB2

All this is the stuff of Middle English romance; many of its plots are derived from the crises and hiatuses of the nuclear family and the lineage, as I shall show.

Recommend this book Email your librarian or administrator to recommend adding this book to your organisation's collection. This Companion presents fifteen original and engaging essays by leading scholars on one of the most influential genres of Western literature.

Chapters describe the origins of early verse romance in twelfth-century French and Anglo-Norman courts and analyze the evolution of verse and prose romance in France, Germany, England, Italy, and Spain throughout the Middle Ages.

Companion to Middle English romance. Amsterdam: VU University Press, (OCoLC) Named Person: Gawain-Dichter; Gawain-Dichter. Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: H Aertsen; Alasdair A MacDonald.

A Companion to Medieval Popular Romance. Book Description: Popular romance was one of the most wide-spread forms of literature in the middle ages, yet despite its cultural centrality, and its fundamental importance for later literary developments, the genre has defied precise definition, its subject matter ranging from tales of chivalric.

Companion to Middle English Romance Paperback – January 1, by Aertsen (Author) See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" $ $ $ Paperback $ 2 Used from $ 1 Cited by: Old and Middle English literature can be obscure and challenging.

So, too, can the vast body of criticism it has elicited. Yet the masters of medieval literature often drew on similar texts, since imitation was admired.

For this reason, recent scholarship has often focused on the importance of genre. The genre in which a work was written can illuminate the author's intentions and the. A Companion to Old and Middle English Literature is an essential reference guide for period scholarship because it examines English medieval literature comprehensively by genres.

Written by academics who recognized this critical need, the text classifies early British literature by time and type using genres in an effort to significantly increase our understanding of textual.

This reference is a comprehensive overview of Old and Middle English literature. Chapters focus on particular genres, such as Allegorical Verse, Balladry, Beast Fable, Chronicle, Debate Poetry, Epic and Heroic, Lyric, Middle English Parody/Burlesque, Religious and Allegorical Verse, and 2/5(1).

A Companion to Medieval Poetry presents a series of original essays from leading literary scholars that explore English poetry from the Anglo-Saxon period up to the 15 th century. Organised into three parts to echo the chronological and stylistic divisions between the Anglo-Saxon, Middle English and Post-Chaucerian periods, each section is introduced with.

Peter Brown is Professor of Medieval English Literature at the University of Kent. His book publications include A Companion to Chaucer (Wiley-Blackwell, ), Reading Dreams: The Interpretation of Dreams from Chaucer to Shakespeare (), Chaucer at Work: The Making of the Canterbury Tales () and, with Andrew Butcher, The Age of Saturn:.

A Companion to Medieval English Literature and Culture, cc challenges readers to think beyond a narrowly defined canon and conventional disciplinary boundaries. A ground-breaking collection of newly-commissioned essays on medieval literature and culture. Encourages students to think beyond a narrowly defined canon and conventional disciplinary boundaries.

Click to read more about Companion to Middle English romance by Henk Aertsen. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for bookloversAuthor: Henk Aertsen. A Companion to Medieval English Literature and Culture, cc challenges readers to think beyond a narrowly defined canon and conventional disciplinary boundaries.

A ground-breaking collection of newly-commissioned essays on Price: $ Analyzes the political and historical background to Middle English romance. Particular attention is paid to Libeaus Desconus, Emaré, Sir Amadace, and Sir Eglamour.

Krueger, Roberta L., ed. The Cambridge Companion to Medieval Romance. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, DOI: /CCOL E-mail Citation». The essays in this volume provide an up-to-date and authoritative guide to the major prose Middle English authors and genres.

Each chapter is written by a leading authority on the subject and offers a succinct account of all relevant literary, history and cultural factors that need to considered, together with bibliographical :   The Cambridge Companion to Chaucer is an extensively revised version of the first edition, which has become a classic in the field.

This new volume responds to the success of the first edition and to recent debates in Chaucer : Cambridge University Press.

The wonderful site Database of Medieval Romance from the University of York has a full listing of all Middle English romances; for each romance, you'll find general information (form, date and place of composition, some saucy keywords), a detailed plot summary, a list of all manuscripts and modern editions, and a list of sources.

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 1 vol. (xiv p.): couv. ill. en coul. ; 25 cm. Contents: Introduction - Raluca Radulescu and Cory RushtonPopular Romance: The Material and the Problems - Rosalind FieldGenre and Classification - Raluca RadulescuThe Manuscripts of Popular Romance - Maldwyn Mills and Gillian E RogersPrinted.

This concise companion examines contexts that are essential to understanding and interpreting writing in English produced in the period between approximately and The essays in the book explore ways in which Middle English literature is 'different' from the Brand: Wiley.

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