Middle English Romances

Authoritative Texts, Sources and Backgrounds, Criticism

Author: S. H. A. Shepherd,Stephen H. A. Shepherd

Publisher: W W Norton & Company Incorporated

ISBN: 9780393966077

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 514

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This Norton Critical Edition presents significant examples of one of the most important bodies of English poetry written before the Renaissance.
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Middle English Romances

Authoritative Texts, Sources and Backgrounds, Criticism

Author: Stephen H. A. Shepherd

Publisher: W W Norton & Company Incorporated

ISBN: N.A

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 514

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This Norton Critical Edition presents significant examples of one of the most important bodies of English poetry written before the Renaissance.
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Magic and the Supernatural in Medieval English Romance

Author: Corinne J. Saunders

Publisher: Boydell & Brewer

ISBN: 1843842211

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 304

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The themes of magic and the supernatural in medieval romance are here fully explored and put into the context of thinking at the time in this first full study of the subject.
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A Companion to Old and Middle English Literature

Author: Laura C. Lambdin,Robert T. Lambdin

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780313310546

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 433

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Presents nineteen chapters, each discussing a different genre, including riddles, balladry, romance, epic poetry, and beast fables.
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Middle English Romance and the Craft of Memory

Author: Jamie McKinstry

Publisher: Boydell & Brewer

ISBN: 1843844176

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 276

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An examination of the depiction and function of memory in a variety of romances, including Troilus and Criseyde and Sir Gawain and the Green Knight.
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Writing War

Medieval Literary Responses to Warfare

Author: Corinne J. Saunders,Françoise Hazel Marie Le Saux,Neil Thomas

Publisher: DS Brewer

ISBN: 9780859918435

Category: History

Page: 235

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Essays consider the variety of responses to warfare and combat in medieval literature.
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The Decameron

Author: Giovanni Boccaccio

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN: 0393523004

Category:

Page: N.A

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Piers Plowman

The Donaldson Translation, Middle English Text, Sources and Backgrounds, Criticism

Author: William Langland,Ethelbert Talbot Donaldson

Publisher: W W Norton & Company Incorporated

ISBN: 9780393975598

Category: Poetry

Page: 644

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"Translation of B Text of Piers Plowman by E. Talbot Donaldson." --T.p. verso.
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Romance reading on the book

essays on medieval narrative presented to Maldwyn Mills

Author: Jennifer Fellows,Maldwyn Mills

Publisher: Paul & Co Pub Consortium

ISBN: 9780708312414

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 307

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Parergon

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Civilization, Medieval

Page: N.A

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Marie de France Poetry

Author: Dorothy Gilbert

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN: 039361476X

Category:

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Billy Budd, Vortoppmann auf der Indomitable

Author: Herman Melville

Publisher: BookRix

ISBN: 3736874634

Category: Fiction

Page: 112

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Das Werk "Billy Budd" ist der letzte Roman des amerikanischen Schriftstellers Herman Melville (1819–1891). Verfasst zwischen 1886 und 1891, blieb er lange Zeit verschollen und erst 1924 wiederentdeckt und veröffentlicht. Das Manuskript konnte offensichtlich von dem Autor vor seinem Tode nicht mehr vollendet werden und wirft eine Reihe von Problemen auf, die das Verständnis und auch die Deutung des Romans erschweren.
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Indiana English

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: English philology

Page: N.A

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Amis And Amiloun

Zugleich mit der Altfranzösischen Quelle (Classic Reprint)

Author: Eugen Kölbing

Publisher: Forgotten Books

ISBN: 9781332623099

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 394

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Excerpt from Amis And Amiloun: Zugleich mit der Altfranzosischen Quelle Die vorliegende publication soll meine Studien uber die sage von Amicus und Amelius zum abschluss bringen, indem sie nicht nur die selten gewordene Weber'sche ausgabe der englischen fassung durch eine neue, mit be-nutzung aller handschriften hergestellte, ersetzt, sondern auch die anglonormannische Version, die G. Paris erst kurzlich als malheureusement encore inedite bezeichnet hat, sowie die islandischen Rimur den fachgenossen zum ersten male zuganglich macht. Die erwagung, dass es manchen erwunscht sein konnte, dies fur das vergleichende Studium des im mittelalter so beliebten Stoffes wichtige material in einem handlichen bande vereinigt zu sehen, veranlasste mich, dem fur die Altenglische bibliothek im allgemeinen festzuhaltenden programm diesmal durch beifugung dieser zuthaten untreu zu werden. Die handschriften, welche ich in England und Schottland fur diesen zweck zu copiren hatte, sind mir mit gewohnter bereitwilligkeit zur Verfugung gestellt worden. Besonderen dank habe ich der grossherzoglichen bibliothek in Carlsruhe abzustatten, welche mir die benutzung des Cod. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works."
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Empire of Magic

Medieval Romance and the Politics of Cultural Fantasy

Author: Geraldine Heng

Publisher: Columbia University Press

ISBN: 023150067X

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 536

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Empire of Magic offers a genesis and genealogy for medieval romance and the King Arthur legend through the history of Europe's encounters with the East in crusades, travel, missionizing, and empire formation. It also produces definitions of "race" and "nation" for the medieval period and posits that the Middle Ages and medieval fantasies of race and religion have recently returned. Drawing on feminist and gender theory, as well as cultural analyses of race, class, and colonialism, this provocative book revises our understanding of the beginnings of the nine hundred-year-old cultural genre we call romance, as well as the King Arthur legend. Geraldine Heng argues that romance arose in the twelfth century as a cultural response to the trauma and horror of taboo acts—in particular the cannibalism committed by crusaders on the bodies of Muslim enemies in Syria during the First Crusade. From such encounters with the East, Heng suggests, sprang the fantastical episodes featuring King Arthur in Geoffrey of Monmouth's chronicle The History of the Kings of England, a work where history and fantasy collide and merge, each into the other, inventing crucial new examples and models for romances to come. After locating the rise of romance and Arthurian legend in the contact zones of East and West, Heng demonstrates the adaptability of romance and its key role in the genesis of an English national identity. Discussing Jews, women, children, and sexuality in works like the romance of Richard Lionheart, stories of the saintly Constance, Arthurian chivralic literature, the legend of Prester John, and travel narratives, Heng shows how fantasy enabled audiences to work through issues of communal identity, race, color, class and alternative sexualities in socially sanctioned and safe modes of cultural discussion in which pleasure, not anxiety, was paramount. Romance also engaged with the threat of modernity in the late medieval period, as economic, social, and technological transformations occurred and awareness grew of a vastly enlarged world beyond Europe, one encompassing India, China, and Africa. Finally, Heng posits, romance locates England and Europe within an empire of magic and knowledge that surveys the world and makes it intelligible—usable—for the future. Empire of Magic is expansive in scope, spanning the eleventh to the fifteenth centuries, and detailed in coverage, examining various types of romance—historical, national, popular, chivalric, family, and travel romances, among others—to see how cultural fantasy responds to changing crises, pressures, and demands in a number of different ways. Boldly controversial, theoretically sophisticated, and historically rooted, Empire of Magic is a dramatic restaging of the role romance played in the culture of a period and world in ways that suggest how cultural fantasy still functions for us today.
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Gottfried Keller, Die Leute von Seldwyla

kritische Studien

Author: Hans-Joachim Hahn,Uwe Seja

Publisher: Peter Lang

ISBN: 9783039110001

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 263

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Dieser Sammelband zu Gottfried Keller wurdigt den 150. Jahrestag der Publikation des ersten Bandes der "Leute von Seldwyla" und berucksichtigt die neue historisch-kritische Ausgabe von Kellers Werken, herausgegeben unter der Leitung von Walter Morgenthaler (2000). Der Band enthalt zwolf Beitrage von elf Autoren, die den Novellenzyklus von verschiedenen Seiten aus betrachten. Schwerpunkte dieser interdisziplinaren Studie sind die philosophische Position Kellers, seine Ansichten zur Schweizer Okonomie, zur Padagogik und zu politischen Tagesfragen der Zeit. Etwa die Halfte der Beitrage behandelt einzelne Novellen ("Kleider machen Leute, Die missbrauchten Liebesbriefe, Das verlorene Lachen, "die beiden "Vorreden"), wahrend weitere Aufsatze Kellers Realismus und seiner Erzahltechnik gewidmet sind. This book will take note of the 150th anniversary of part one of Keller's Seldwyla stories using the new critical edition of "Die Leute von Seldwyla," published in 2000 by Walter Morgenthaler. Though intended for scholars of German literature, the study, containing twelve contributions by eleven authors, is interdisciplinary in nature and discusses the impact of German philosophy (Feuerbach, Vischer) on Keller's work as well as Keller's interest in economics, education and Swiss political life. About half the contributions focus on individual stories, in particular "Kleider machen Leute, Die missbrauchten Liebesbriefe" and "Das verlorene Lachen," while the remainder either comment on Keller's two prefaces to the "Novellen" or deal with overarching aspects such as Keller's realism and his narrative technique."
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