3 edition of Readings in Medieval English romance found in the catalog.
Readings in Medieval English romance
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
|Statement||edited by Carol M. Meale.|
|Contributions||Meale, Carol M., 1953-|
|LC Classifications||PR321 .R43 1994|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||238 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||238|
|LC Control Number||93047652|
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Other issues explored are the transmission and reception of texts; the nature of the audiences; and the implications of critical theory for the reading of medieval romance.
Contributors: MALDWYN MILLS, J.A. BURROW, DONNA CRAWFORD, A.S.G. EDWARDS, ARLYN DIAMOND, JOCELYN WOGAN-BROWNE, JOHN J. THOMPSON, THORLAC TURVILLE-PETRE, DIANA SPEED, JOHN.
Readings in Medieval Texts offers a thorough and accessible introduction to the interpretation and criticism of a broad range of Old and Middle English canonical texts from the ninth to the fifteenth centuries.
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