The Stranger in Medieval Society

Author / Editor
Akehurst, F. R. P.,and Stephanie Cain Van D'Elden, eds.

The Stranger in Medieval Society

Minneapolis and London: University of Minnesota Press, 1997.

Physical Description
xii, 149 pp.

Medieval Cultures, no. 12.

Nine essays by various authors on representation of and attitudes toward strangers in medieval literature and society. Topics include merchants as strangers, Jews in France, Wolfram von Eschenbach's "Wolfram, Renaut de Montaubon," the German poet Kelin, and renown as a form of identity in "Sir Gawain and the Green Knight." For an essay that pertains to Chaucer, search for Stranger in Medieval Society under Alternative Title.

Van D'Elden, Stephanie Cain,ed.

Chaucer Subjects
Background and General Criticism.