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The sinful knights : a study of Middle English penitential romance

Author: Andrea Hopkins
Publisher: Oxford [England] : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1990.
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A study of a small group of middle English romances which concern themselves with the sin, repentance and atonement of their heroes. Despite being few in number they form a coherent and distinctive group and have never previously been studied in association with each other.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hopkins, Andrea.
Sinful knights.
Oxford [England] : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1990
(DLC) 90006898
(OCoLC)21117132
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andrea Hopkins
ISBN: 9780191671029 0191671029
OCLC Number: 645748243
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (249 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Penance - a brief history; "Guy of Warwick"; "Sir Ysumbras"; "Sir Gowther"; "Roberd of Cisyle".
Responsibility: Andrea Hopkins.

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A detailed study of a small group of Middle English romances which concern themselves with the sin, repentance, and atonement of their heroes: 'Guy of Warwick', 'Sir Ysumbras', 'Sir Gowther', and  Read more...

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'a gentle and insightful examination of four romances relying for their plots upon the heroes' undergoing some form of extreme penance'J.G. Lidaka, West Virginia State College, Review of English Read more...

 
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