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Barbarian Memory: The Legacy of Early Medieval History in Early Modern Literature

Authors: Birns, N.

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An investigation of the use of Late Antique European history by late medieval and Renaissance writers such as Chaucer, Shakespeare, Davenant, Trissino, and Corneille. The liminality of the late antique period and the issues of ethnicity and religion it raises makes it very different from that of the classical world in analogous writers.

About the authors

Nicholas Birns is Associate Teaching Professor at the New School, USA. He is the author of Understanding Anthony Powell and Theory After Theory: An Intellectual History of Literary Theory From 1950 to the Early 21st Century, as well as the co-editor of A Companion to Australian Literature Since 1900, which was named a CHOICE Outstanding Academic Book in 2008.

Table of contents (4 chapters)

  • Barbarian Memory and the Uncanny Past

    Birns, Nicholas

    Pages 1-43

  • Chaucer, Gower, and Barbarian History: “The Man of Law’s Tale” and the Prologue to Gower’s Confessio Amantis

    Birns, Nicholas

    Pages 44-59

  • Rome, Christianity, and Barbarian Memory in Titus Andronicus

    Birns, Nicholas

    Pages 60-78

  • Rhyme, Barbarism, and Manners from Trissino to Corneille

    Birns, Nicholas

    Pages 79-125

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eBook $54.99
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Hardcover $75.00
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  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $70.00
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  • ISBN 978-1-349-47338-0
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Barbarian Memory: The Legacy of Early Medieval History in Early Modern Literature
Authors
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
Nicholas Birns
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-36456-2
DOI
10.1057/9781137364562
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-36455-5
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-47338-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VI, 131
Number of Illustrations and Tables
1 b/w illustrations
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