The English Romance in Time: Transforming Motifs from Geoffrey of Monmouth to the Death of Shakespeare

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The English Romance in Time is a study of English romance across the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. It explores romance motifs - quests and fairy mistresses, passionate heroines and rudderless boats and missing heirs - from the first emergence of the genre in French and Anglo-Norman in the twelfth century down to the early seventeenth. This is a continuous story, since the same romances that constituted the largest and most sophisticated body of secular fiction in the Middle Ages went on to enjoy a new and vibrant ...

The English Romance in Time: Transforming Motifs from Geoffrey of Monmouth to the Death of Shakespeare 2008, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780199532582

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The English Romance in Time: Transforming Motifs from Geoffrey of Monmouth to the Death of Shakespeare 2004, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780199248865

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