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Four Middle English Charlemagne romances: a revaluation of the non-cyclic verse texts and the holograph Sir Ferumbras

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Four Middle English Charlemagne Romances are examined with the intention of disproving conventional claims that English romances of the 'Matter of France' are typically undistinguished.

The manuscript of the Ashmole Sir Ferumbras is a holograph; preserved with it, on sheets which originally formed the binding, is a portion of the poem's rough draft. Comparison of the draft with the fair copy reveals something of the romancer's translational and compositional method, and illu...

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University of Oxford
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HUMS
Department:
English Faculty
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St Cross College
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HUMS
Department:
English Faculty
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Publication date:
1988
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
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English
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2012-03-12

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