Chapter 14. England's Antiquities: Middle English Literature and the Classical Past

  1. Peter Brown
  1. Christopher Baswell

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996355.ch15

A Companion to Medieval English Literature and Culture c.1350-c.1500

A Companion to Medieval English Literature and Culture c.1350-c.1500

How to Cite

Baswell, C. (2007) England's Antiquities: Middle English Literature and the Classical Past, in A Companion to Medieval English Literature and Culture c.1350-c.1500 (ed P. Brown), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470996355.ch15

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631219736

Online ISBN: 9780470996355

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Keywords:

  • England's antiquities;
  • english literature;
  • classical past;
  • trojan;
  • Britain

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Trojan Origins of Britain

  • Middle English Troys

  • Translatio Studii: Chaucer, Gower, Lydgate

  • Classical Story in the Auchinleck and Thornton Manuscripts

  • Geography and Social Orders at the Edge

  • Troy and the Ends of Medieval Classicism