The Leading eBooks Store Online 4,277,016 members ⚫ 1,420,949 ebooks

New to eBooks.com?

Learn more

Violence in Medieval Courtly Literature

A Casebook

Violence in Medieval Courtly Literature by Albrecht Classen
Buy this eBook
US$ 54.95
(If any tax is payable it will be calculated and shown at checkout.)
Although courtly literature is often associated with a chivalrous and idyllic life, the fifteen original essays in this collection demonstrate that the quest for love in the world of medieval courtly literature was underpinned by violence. Lovers were rejected, mistrust ruled, rape was a rampant problem, and marriage was often characterized by brutality. Albrecht Classen brings together an outstanding group of historical, cultural, and literary scholars in this volume to investigate the complicated, nuanced, and often surprising unions of love and violence in courtly medieval literature.
Taylor and Francis; October 2012
336 pages; ISBN 9781135876340
Read online, or download in secure EPUB or secure PDF format
Title: Violence in Medieval Courtly Literature
Author: Albrecht Classen
 
Subject categories
ISBNs
0203341325
9780203341322
9780415762694
9781135876326
9781135876340