The Riddle of Sovereignty

Author / Editor
Aguirre Daban, Manuel.

The Riddle of Sovereignty

Modern Language Review 88 (1992): 273-82.

Analyzes the treatment of sovereignty in WBT, "The Marriage of Sir Gawaine," "The Wedding of Sir Gawen and Dame Ragnell," John Gower's "The Tale of Florent," and an Irish story, "Echtra mac n-Echach." Also discusses the continuity between the English and Irish versions as well as some of their main differences.

Chaucer Subjects
Wife of Bath and Her Tale.
Sources, Analogues, and Literary Relations.