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Kennedy, Ruth

Writers of the Reign of Henry II

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Simon Meecham-Jones

2. The Cultivation of History, Legend, and Courtesy at the Court of Henry II
John Gillingham

3. Latin and French as Languages of the Past in Normandy During the Reign of Henry II: Robert of Torigni, Stephen of Rouen, and Wace
Elisabeth Houts

4. An Intruder at the Feast? Anxiety and Debate in the Letters of Peter of Blois
Neil Cartlidge

5. ”I will not Stay Silent”: Sovereignty and Textual Identity in Walter of Châtillon’s “Propter Sion Non Tacebo”
Simon Meecham-Jones

6. Sex, Ghosts, and Dreams: Walter Map (1135?–1210?) and Gerald of Wales (1146–1223)
Tony Davenport

7. Old English Textual Activity in the Reign of Henry II
Mary Swan

8. The Life of English in the Mid-Twelfth Century: Ralph D’Escures’s Homily on the Virgin Mary
Elaine Treharne

9. English Poetry of the Reign of Henry II
Elizabeth Solopova

10. “Gloser La Lettre”: Identity and Power in the Poetry of Marie De France
Françoise Saux

11. The Meaning of Suffering: Symbolism and Antisymbolism in the Death of Tristan
Laura Ashe

12. Arthur, Emperors, and Antichrists: The Formation of the Arthurian Biography
Judith Weiss

13. Children of Anarchy: Anglo-Norman Romance in the Twelfth Century
Rosalind Field

Keywords: Literature, Literary Theory, Cultural Theory, History of Britain and Ireland, Medieval Literature, History of Medieval Europe, Classical and Antique Literature

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2006
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
The New Middle Ages
Page amount
288 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137088550
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-73340-8

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