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The Cambridge companion to medieval romance

Author: Roberta L Krueger
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, ©2006.
Series: Cambridge collections online.; Cambridge companions complete collection.; Cambridge companions to literature and classics.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This companion presents 15 original essays by leading scholars on one of the most influential genres of Western literature. Fresh perspectives on the representation of courtly love, chivalry, other worlds and gender roles are offered.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Roberta L Krueger
ISBN: 9780511999284 0511999283
OCLC Number: 723454846
Notes: "Cambridge collections online."
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Description: 1 online resource (xix, 279 pages) : digital, PDF file.
Contents: Introduction / Roberta L. Krueger --
The origins, forms, and contexts of medieval romance --
The shape of romance in medieval France / Matilda Tomaryn Bruckner --
Marvels of translation and crises of transition in the romances of Antiquity / Christopher Baswell --
Romance and other genres / Simon Gaunt --
The manuscript context of medieval romance / Sylvia Huot --
European romance and medieval society --
Courts, clerks, and courtly love / Sarah Kay --
The societal role of chivalry in romance / Richard Kaeuper --
The other worlds of romance / Jeff Rider --
Questions of gender in Old French courtly romance / Roberta L. Krueger --
Women and men in late medieval English romance / Sheila Fisher --
European transformations --
The evolution and legacy of French prose romance / Norris J. Lacy --
Medieval German romance / Ann Marie Rasmussen --
Chivalry and medieval Italian romance / F. Regina Psaki --
Gawain and popular chivalric romance in Britain / Thomas Hahn --
Middle English romance / Felicity Riddy --
Romance at the crossroads / Marina S. Brownlee.
Series Title: Cambridge collections online.; Cambridge companions complete collection.; Cambridge companions to literature and classics.
Other Titles: Medieval romance
Responsibility: edited by Roberta L. Krueger.

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