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Published by H. Holt and company in New York .
Written in English

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Statementby Sir George W. Cox and Eustace Hinton Jones
ContributionsJones, Eustace Hinton ed.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 p. l., [v]-viii, 514 p.
Number of Pages514
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24180535M

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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.". Moreover, the Middle Ages as a time period is in itself an after-the-fact construct. The Middle Ages got its name because in early history writing there was a time period of approximately one thousand years in between the collapse of the Roman Empire in the west and the Author: Erika Harlitz-Kern. Book digitized by Google from the library of Oxford University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Skip to main content POPULAR ROMANCES OF THE MIDDLE AGES by SIR GEORGE W. COX, M.A. BART. Publication date Collection europeanlibraries Digitizing sponsor Google Book from the collections of Oxford University Language. As a literary genre of high culture, romance or chivalric romance is a type of prose and verse narrative that was popular in the aristocratic circles of High Medieval and Early Modern Europe. They were fantastic stories about marvel-filled adventures, often of a chivalric knight-errant portrayed as having heroic qualities, who goes on a quest.

Explore the Objects. Romance is the name we give to a kind of story-telling that flourished in Europe in the late Middle Ages—in poetry and prose, in popular and rarified forms. Like folk tales, romances are grounded on relationships between parents and children, the monstrous and the familiar, and between triumph and disaster. Popular Romances of the Middle Ages | This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. The Romance of the Middle Ages then brings the story up to date by showing how later writers and artists have responded to medieval romance, including Tolkien, C. S. Lewis, and J. K. Rowling, and the very different knightly casts of Monty Python and Star Wars. Chivalric Romances: Popular Literature in Medieval England. Today few people read medieval romances, and even fewer enjoy them. Yet most of us know something about them, and it is probably the romance more than anything else that has supplied the modern world with its idea of what the Middle Ages were like: knights jousting on horseback, fire.