publication . Book . 2004

Pulp fictions of medieval England: Essays in popular romance

Nicola McDonald;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2004
  • Publisher: Manchester University Press
Abstract
Middle English popular romance is the most audacious and compendious testimony to the imaginary world of the English Middle Ages. Yet, with few exceptions, it remains under read and under studied. Pulp fictions of medieval England demonstrates that popular romance merits and rewards serious critical attention and that it is crucial to our understanding of the complex and conflicted world of medieval England. Pulp fictions of medieval England comprises ten essays on individual romances that, while enormously popular in the Middle Ages, have been neglected by modern scholarship. Each essay offers, in addition to valuable introductory material, an innovative readin...
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free text keywords: literature, medieval, romance, DSBB
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