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The Faerie Queene and Middle English romance : the matter of just memory

Author: Andrew King
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press : Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2000.
Series: Oxford English monographs.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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"This book offers the first comprehensive study of the impact of Middle English romance on The Faerie Queene. It employs the concept of memory, in which both Middle English romance writers and Spenser show specific interest, to build a sense of the thematic, generic, and cultural complexity of the native romance tradition. The memorial character of Middle English romance resides in its intertexuality and its  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Named Person: Edmund Spenser; Edmund Spenser; Edmund Spenser
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew King
ISBN: 019818722X 9780198187226
OCLC Number: 1176075760
Description: xiv, 246 p. ; 23 cm.
Series Title: Oxford English monographs.
Responsibility: Andrew King.

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"This book offers the first comprehensive study of the impact of Middle English romance on The Faerie Queene. It employs the concept of memory, in which both Middle English romance writers and Spenser show specific interest, to build a sense of the thematic, generic, and cultural complexity of the native romance tradition. The memorial character of Middle English romance resides in its intertexuality and its frequent presentation of its narrative events as historical and consequently the basis for a favourable sense of local or even national identity. Spenser's memories of native romance involve a more troubled engagement with that tradition of providential national history as well as an endeavour to see in pre-Reformation romance a prophetic and objective authority for Protestant belief."--BOOK JACKET.

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