Medieval romance narratives glitter with the material objects that were valued and exchanged in late medieval society lovers rings and warriors swords holy relics and desirable or corrupted bodies romance however is also a genre in which such objec. Book description materiality and the material are important in medieval romance the essays here focus both on the physical forms of romance texts manuscripts verse form illustrations and visual portryals and on how romances themselves inhabit and reflect on the material culture of the middle ages. As the title signals these fifteen essays highlight the reciprocal relationship between romance and material culture focusing on romances circulating in britain and ireland from the twelfth to sixteenth centuries the volume emphasizes english tales yet also treats french and scottish works a lai and the victorian reception of a fifteenth century compilation. Get this from a library medieval romance and material culture nicholas perkins medieval romance narratives glitter with the material objects that were valued and exchanged in late medieval society lovers rings and warriors swords holy relics and desirable or corrupted . Medieval romance and material culture nicholas perkins home worldcat home about worldcat help search search for library items search for lists search for contacts search for a library create lists bibliographies and reviews or search worldcat find items in libraries near you
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