Middle English Verse Romances

Edited by Donald B. Sands

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ISBN: 9780859892285

Publication: January 1, 1986

Series: Exeter Medieval Texts and Studies

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A valuable basic student edition illustrating the variety of subjects and narrative modes that engaged medieval storytellers and their audiences. The verse is made accessible by glossing on the page as well as by end glossary and each romance is prefaced with an introduction to its literary history and provenance.

Preface Introduction Part 1 THE MATTER OF ENGLAND; King Horn Havelok the Dane Athelston Gamelyn Part 2 THE BRETON LAI; Sir Orfeo Sir Launfal Lai le Fresne Part 3 CHIVALRY AND SENTIMENT The Squire of Low Degree Floris and Blancheflour Part 4 BURLESQUE AND GROTESQUERIE The Tournament of Tottenham The Wedding of Sir Gawain and Dame Ragnell Sir Gawain and the Carl of Carlyle Glossary

Format: Paperback

Size: 229 x 150 mm

408 Pages

ISBN: 9780859892285

Publication: January 1, 1986

Series: Exeter Medieval Texts and Studies

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