Companion to Middle English Romance

Author / Editor
Aertsen, Henk, and Alasdair A. MacDonald, eds.

Companion to Middle English Romance

Amsterdam: VU University Press, 1990.

Physical Description
209 pp.

Nine original essays on Middle English romance offer the undergraduate reader a range of critical approaches and methodologies. The essays discuss widely studied romances such as Sir Orfeo, Sir Launfal, and particularly, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight. The book provides background information and reviews the general themes of love and marriage, the position of women, chivalry, parody, and psychology.
For an essay that pertains to Chaucer, search for Companion to Middle English Romance under Alternative Title.

Chaucer Subjects
Background and General Criticism.