Chapter 20. Middle English Romance

  1. Peter Brown
  1. Thomas Hahn and
  2. Dana M. Symons

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996355.ch21

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

Hahn, T. and Symons, D. M. (2007) Middle English Romance, 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.ch21

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:

  • middle english romance;
  • audience;
  • performance;
  • Sir Gawain;
  • interplay

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Audience and Performance

  • Stories of Sir Gawain

  • The Interplay of Elite and Popular Elements

  • The Appeal of Popular Romance

  • Exoticism and Magic

  • Generic Definitions

  • Conditions of Production