The Historical Roots of Medieval Literature Battle and Ballad

The Historical Roots of Medieval Literature Battle and Ballad

Battle and Ballad

eBook - 1992
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The powerful works contained in this study form an epic all their own - a literary triumph whose roots lie in the anxieties and aspirations of the societies which gave them birth. Included for study: Celtic fairy tales and nursery rhymes; Irish bardic literature; the Britano-Welsh material (the Mabinogion); the Germanic epic; Latin Christian verse; Angle poetry; the Icelandic Saga; the crusading epic; medieval religious dramas; Academic satire; French and German Chivalric literature; Italian Franciscan revival verse; the social crisis literature of the 14th century; and the despondent verse of.
Publisher: Lewiston : The Edwin Mellen Press, 1992
ISBN: 9780773444492
Characteristics: 1 online resource (592 pages)
Additional Contributors: Hogan, Ken


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