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Essays on Ricardian Literature in Honour of J.A. Burrow Alastair J. Minnis

Essays on Ricardian Literature in Honour of J.A. Burrow

Alastair J. Minnis

Published November 6th 1997
ISBN : 9780198182825
Hardcover
378 pages
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This collection develops issues and themes first broached in John Burrows groundbreaking book Ricardian Poetry and incorporates a bibliography of his published writings, which have revolutionized critical appreciation of medieval literature. TheMoreThis collection develops issues and themes first broached in John Burrows groundbreaking book Ricardian Poetry and incorporates a bibliography of his published writings, which have revolutionized critical appreciation of medieval literature. The contributors to this volume, all leading scholars, explore such areas as the status of Anglo-Latin and the influence of French culture on the Ricardian court, offer radical re-readings of some more familiar works, such as Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Pearl, and Patience, and demonstrate how closely the literature of the period is bound up with political and social conditions.