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The Middle English Melusine: Evidence for an Early Edition of the Prose Romance in the Bodleian Library

Colwell, Tania

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The convergence of history, heroic action, and concerns with the fate of Eastern Christendom in Melusyne, reflected in Hodnett 902 (frag. 4ra), an image in which a small-statured Geffray battles a giant with orientalized weaponry and exoticized armor, virtually assured its appeal to early Tudor audiences of crusade romances in a period when the European West was refocusing its gaze on the Ottoman empire.38 In this context, Melusyne sat closely alongside de Worde's verse Rycharde Cuer de Lyon...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/63732
Source: Journal of the Early Book Society

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