1st Edition

The Middle English Romances of the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Centuries (Routledge Revivals)

By Dieter Mehl Copyright 2011
    312 Pages
    by Routledge

    324 Pages
    by Routledge

    First published in English in 1968, this book provides a critical guide to the wide field of the Middle english Romances and gives a helpful survey of the contemporary state of scholarship. Dr Mehl traces the development of Middle English Romances from thee thirteenth to the end of the fourteenth century, and interprets a number of these romances. The emphasis is literary, on their form and dominant themes rather than source-material or language.

    1. Introduction: The Middle English Romances  2. The Problem of Classification  3. The Shorter Romances (I)  4. The Shorter Romances (II)  5. Homiletic Romances  6. The Longer Romances  7. Novels in Verse


    Mehl Dieter