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Creator:
Ellis, George, 1753-1815
Title:
Specimens of early English metrical romances, to which is prefixed an historical introduction on the rise and progress of romantic composition in France and England.
Edition:
A new edition, revised by J. O. Halliwell.
Published / Created:
London, Henry G. Bohn, 1848.
Physical Description:
viii, 600 p. front. (col.) 19 cm.
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Classification:
Books
Notes:
BAC : "Printed by T.R. Harrison."
Contents:
Introduction.--Appendix to introduction: Analysis of Peter Alphonsus, Marie's Lays.--Romances relating to Arthur: Merlin, pt. 1-2. Morte Arthur.--[Saxon romances]: Guy of Warwick. Sir Bevis of Hamptoun.--[Anglo-Norman romance]: Richard Coeur de Lion.--Romances relating to Charlemagne: Roland and Ferragus. Sir Otuel. Sir Ferumbras.--[Romances of oriental origin]: The seven wise masters.--[Miscellaneous romances]: Florice and Blauncheflour. Robert of Cysille. Sir Isumbras. Sir Triamour. Life of Ipomydon. Sir Eglamour of Artoys. Lay le Fraine. Sir Eger, Sir Grahame, and Sir Gray-steel. Sir DegoreĢ. Roswal and Lillian. Amys and Amylion.
Subject Terms:
English poetry -- Middle English, 1100-1500. | Romances, English.
Contributors:
Halliwell-Phillipps, J. O. (James Orchard), 1820-1889.