Layamon's Brut

Layamon's Brut

Author: Françoise Hazel Marie Le Saux

Publisher: Boydell & Brewer Ltd

ISBN: 9780859912822

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 244

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A comprehensive and objective study of Layamon's sources is long overdue. As a first step Françoise le Saux investigates the English poet's handling of his main source, Wace's Roman de Brut, to determine what principles guided the composition of the English Brut. These established, she is able to distinguish between different sorts of variation from the Roman, thereby providing norms against which to gauge the probability of further, secondary sources. Additional sources are then identified, in the various fields suggested by the poem: historical; literary; and religious writings (or tales) in Welsh, English, Latin and French and perhaps even Scandinavian.
Layamon's Brut
Language: en
Pages: 244
Authors: Françoise Hazel Marie Le Saux, Françoise H. LeSaux
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1989 - Publisher: Boydell & Brewer Ltd

A comprehensive and objective study of Layamon's sources is long overdue. As a first step Françoise le Saux investigates the English poet's handling of his main source, Wace's Roman de Brut, to determine what principles guided the composition of the English Brut. These established, she is able to distinguish between
A Companion to Wace
Language: en
Pages: 305
Authors: Françoise Hazel Marie Le Saux
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: DS Brewer

"Guide to the works of the twelfth-century chronicler Wace, setting him in historical and cultural context"--Provided by publisher.
Writing War
Language: en
Pages: 235
Authors: Corinne J. Saunders, Françoise Hazel Marie Le Saux, Neil Thomas
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher: DS Brewer

Essays consider the variety of responses to warfare and combat in medieval literature.
Brut
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Françoise Hazel Marie Le Saux
Categories: Literary Collections
Type: BOOK - Published: 1994 - Publisher: Boydell & Brewer Ltd

Essays reflecting the present state of Layamon studies, identifying problems and outlining current directions in research.
A Lancastrian Mirror for Princes
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Rosemarie McGerr
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-11-15 - Publisher: Indiana University Press

This seminal study addresses one of the most beautifully decorated 15th-century copies of the New Statutes of England, uncovering how the manuscript's unique interweaving of legal, religious, and literary discourses frames the reader's perception of the work. Taking internal and external evidence into account, Rosemarie McGerr suggests that the manuscript