Robin Hood

Robin Hood

Medieval and Post-medieval

Book - 2005
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This collection of essays on the Robin Hood tradition explores both its medieval contexts and the evolution of the legend after the medieval period. They deal with Robin Hood in literature and drama, with local traditions, monuments and forgeries, with folkloric connections, and with the changing perspectives of antiquarian and modern studies of the Robin Hood material. Contents: Helen Phillips, Studying Robin Hood; Douglas Gray, Everybody's Robin Hood; Derek Pearsall, Little John and the ballad of Robin Hood and the Monk; Richard Firth Green, The hermit and the outlaw: new evidence for Robin Hood's death?; Roy Pearcy, The literary Robin Hood: character and function in Fitts 1, 2, and 4 of the Gest of Robin Hood; Thomas H. Ohlgren, Merchant adventure in Robin Hood and the Potter; Timothy S. Jones, Tristan, Malory, and the outlaw-knight; David Hepworth, A grave tale; Liz Oakley-Brown, Framing Robin Hood: temporality and textuality in Anthony Munday's Robin Hood plays; Stephen Knight, Meere English flocks: Ben Jonson's The Sad Shepherd and the Robin Hood tradition; Linda Troost, The noble peasant; Helen Phillips, Robin Hood, the priories of Kirkless and Charlotte Bront#65533;; Lois Potter, Robin Hood and the fairies: Alfred Noyes' Sherwood; Michael Evans, Robin Hood in the landscape.
Publisher: Dublin ; Portland, OR : Four Courts Press, c2005
ISBN: 9781851829316
1851829318
Characteristics: 197 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Additional Contributors: Phillips, Helen 1944-

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