Middle English Hagiography and Romance in Fifteenth-Century England

Author: Smith, Elizabeth Leigh
Year:2002
Pages:248
ISBN:0-7734-6951-6
978-0-7734-6951-8
Price:179.95

Table of Contents

Table of contents (main headings):
Preface; Introduction
1. The Quarrel (Middle English Hagiography; Romances)
2. Chivalry and Feudalism in Malory's Time (Agincourt; Economic Changes; the Church, the Templars; Malory's England)
3. The English Church in the 15th Century (Anglo-Papal Relations; Patronage; Anti-Clericalism)
4. The Case of St. Katherine of Alexandria (Early-English Seinte Katerine; South-English Legendary; Prose Legend; John Capgrave; Osbern Bokenham; S. Kateryne)
5. Thomas Malory and the Grail Quest (Source, Grail, Chivalry; Predestination; Galahad; Lancelot; Malory's Purpose)
Conclusion; Appendix; Bibliography; Index