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Published by Norwood Editions in Norwood, Pa .
Written in English



  • England


  • English literature -- Middle English, 1100-1500 -- History and criticism.,
  • Women -- England -- History -- Middle Ages, 500-1500 -- Sources.,
  • Women and literature -- England -- History -- To 1500.,
  • Romances, English -- History and criticism.,
  • Civilization, Medieval, in literature.,
  • Heroines in literature.,
  • Women in literature.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Adelaide Evans Harris.
SeriesWestern Reserve studies ;, v. 2, no. 3.
LC ClassificationsPR321 .H3 1976
The Physical Object
Pagination43 p. ;
Number of Pages43
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4880573M
ISBN 100848210166
LC Control Number76008878

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Reprint of the ed., which was issued as Western Reserve University bulletin, literary section supplement.   Among the earliest texts copied for this book was the Romance of Sir Degrevant, “one of the most female-friendly” of all Middle English romances, and it is signed by two amateur female scribes, Elizabeth Cotton and Elizabeth Francis. These studies in his honour reflect the wide range of his interests in Old and Middle English, fromBeowulf to Malory. Their linking theme is the literary and linguistic evolution of the hero, from the classic expression of the Germanic code to the chivalry of the knights of the Round Table, from Beowulf to Chaucer's knight to Sir Lancelot. This volume serves as an excellent introduction to the tradition of romances dealing with the matter of France-that is, Charlemagne and his Twelve Peers. Of the three groups of English Charlemagne romances, the Ferumbras group, the Otuel group, and detached romances, the editor has selected one of each: The Sultan of Babylon, The Siege of Milan, and The Tale of Ralph the Collier.

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