Early Fiction in England: From Geoffrey of Monmouth to Chaucer

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A brilliant new anthology that shows how fiction was reinvented in the twelfth century after an absence of hundreds of years. Essential for all students of medieval literature, Early Fiction in England includes extracts by Geoffrey of Monmouth, Wace, Marie de France, Chaucer and many others, in new translations and with illuminating introductions. Before the twelfth century, fiction had completely disappeared in Europe. In this important and provocative book, Laura Ashe shows how English writers brought it back, composing ...

Early Fiction in England: From Geoffrey of Monmouth to Chaucer 2015, Penguin Classics, London

ISBN-13: 9780141392875

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