Popular Culture in the Middle Ages

conventional role of woman as mediator in the Middle English romances and to explore the background of that conventional role . This inquiry reaffirms the international nature of Middle English romance , since in this convention , as in ...

Popular Culture in the Middle Ages

The culture of the Middle Ages was as complex, if not as various, as our own, as the essays in this volume ably demonstrate. The essays cover a wide range of tipics, from church sculpture as "advertisement" to tricks and illusions as "homeeconomics."

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The Popularity of Middle English Romance
Language: en
Pages: 237
Authors: Velma Bourgeois Richmond
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1975 - Publisher: Popular Press

The Middle English romance has elicited throughout the centuries a curious mixture of indifference,hostile apprehension, and contempt that perhaps no other literature--except its most likely offspring, modern best-sellers--has provoked.
Popular Culture in the Middle Ages
Language: en
Pages: 157
Authors: Josie P. Campbell
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1986 - Publisher: Popular Press

The culture of the Middle Ages was as complex, if not as various, as our own, as the essays in this volume ably demonstrate. The essays cover a wide range of tipics, from church sculpture as "advertisement" to tricks and illusions as "homeeconomics."
Middle English Romance and the Craft of Memory
Language: en
Pages: 276
Authors: Jamie McKinstry
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015 - Publisher: Boydell & Brewer

An examination of the depiction and function of memory in a variety of romances, including Troilus and Criseyde and Sir Gawain and the Green Knight.
Counsel and Strategy in Middle English Romance
Language: en
Pages: 163
Authors: Geraldine Barnes
Categories: Literary Collections
Type: BOOK - Published: 1993 - Publisher: Boydell & Brewer

Barnes contends that `rule by counsel' is central to the ethos of Middle English romance.
Magic and the Supernatural in Medieval English Romance
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Corinne J. Saunders
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher: Boydell & Brewer

The themes of magic and the supernatural in medieval romance are here fully explored and put into the context of thinking at the time in this first full study of the subject.