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OtherworldsFantasy and History in Medieval Literature

Otherworlds: Fantasy and History in Medieval Literature

Aisling Byrne

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780198746003
eISBN:
9780191808708
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198746003.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, Folk Literature

Otherworlds are a recurrent feature in medieval literary texts and are usually characterized by a set of distinctive features. This study highlights the potentially anachronistic implications of ... More

Romance and the Gentry in Late Medieval England

Romance and the Gentry in Late Medieval England

Michael Johnston

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199679782
eISBN:
9780191759093
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679782.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, Folk Literature

Romance and the Gentry in Late Medieval England offers a new history of Middle English romance, the most popular genre of secular literature in the English Middle Ages. This book argues that many of ... More

Romancing TreasonThe Literature of the Wars of Roses

Romancing Treason: The Literature of the Wars of Roses

Megan Leitch

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198724599
eISBN:
9780191792205
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724599.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, Folk Literature

This book addresses the scope and significance of the secular literary culture of the Wars of the Roses, and especially of its distinctive prose romances. The book argues that the pervasive textual ... More

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