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The Middle English Romances of the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Centuries (Routledge Revivals)

By Mehl Dieter

Routledge – 1968 – 300 pages

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Description

First published in English in 1968, this book provides a critical guide to the wide field of the Middle english Romances and gives a helpful survey of the contemporary state of scholarship. Dr Mehl traces the development of Middle English Romances from thee thirteenth to the end of the fourteenth century, and interprets a number of these romances. The emphasis is literary, on their form and dominant themes rather than source-material or language.

Contents

1. Introduction: The Middle English Romances 2. The Problem of Classification 3. The Shorter Romances (I) 4. The Shorter Romances (II) 5. Homiletic Romances 6. The Longer Romances 7. Novels in Verse

Name: The Middle English Romances of the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Centuries (Routledge Revivals) (Paperback)Routledge 
Description: By Mehl Dieter. First published in English in 1968, this book provides a critical guide to the wide field of the Middle english Romances and gives a helpful survey of the contemporary state of scholarship. Dr Mehl traces the development of Middle English Romances from...
Categories: Literature, Medieval Literature