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Middle English Romances By Stephen H.A. Shepherd,

  • Title: Middle English Romances
  • Author: Stephen H.A. Shepherd
  • ISBN: 9780393966077
  • Page: 214
  • Format: Paperback
  • The texts of the seven romances included Havelok, Ywain and Gawain, Sir Orfeo, Sir Launfal, The Awntyrs off Arthure at the Terne Wathelyne, The Weddyng of Syr Gawen and Dame Ragnell, and The Sege off Melayne are complete, authoritative rendered from the best manuscripts , and comprehensively glossed and annotated for undergraduate readers In addition to their literary imThe texts of the seven romances included Havelok, Ywain and Gawain, Sir Orfeo, Sir Launfal, The Awntyrs off Arthure at the Terne Wathelyne, The Weddyng of Syr Gawen and Dame Ragnell, and The Sege off Melayne are complete, authoritative rendered from the best manuscripts , and comprehensively glossed and annotated for undergraduate readers In addition to their literary importance, the seven romances were chosen because they shed light on other important Middle English texts Sources and Backgrounds offers comparative analogues many complete to each of the seven romances These readings enable students to understand the genre in the context of related medieval ideas and attitudes Criticism collects four essays that provide a variety of perspectives on Middle English romances by Erich Auerbach, John Finlayson, A C Baugh, and Gisela Guddat Figge A Selected Bibliography is also included.
    Middle English Romances The texts of the seven romances included Havelok Ywain and Gawain Sir Orfeo Sir Launfal The Awntyrs off Arthure at the Terne Wathelyne The Weddyng of Syr Gawen and Dame Ragnell and The Sege off

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    1. This collection is very handy for a class on Middle English romances, as you might guess It contains a few of the ballads including one of my favourites with good glosses and notes, and like all Norton editions, it contains some essays on the topic as well Very useful, worth the purchase if this is something you re interested in If you just want to look at a couple of ballads, though, go here instead They do glosses, and there s tons of texts available I recommend The Wedding of Sir Gawain and D [...]

    2. This is one of the seminal texts for studying Medieval Romances in Middle English The texts include Havelock, Ywain and Gwain, Sir Orfeo, Sir Launfal and Sir Landevale , The Awntyrs off Arthure, The Weddyng of Syr Gawen, and the Sege off Melayne This anthology is for a beginner either undergrad or early postgrad, as every line is glossed with word definitions, many of which are simply unnecessary for anyone with a grasp of ME However, the footnotes are excellent, demonstrating conceptual and lin [...]

    3. A great selection of texts, well edited, with excellent supplementary materials Can t believe this hasn t been updated since 1995 Come on, Norton.

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