July 1, 2000
An introduction to the voyages, transformations, and interrogations of romance as its fictions travel within and between the linguistic, geo-political, and social boundaries of Europe from 1150 to 1600 is presented in 15 original and engaging essays by leading scholars on one of the most influential genres of western literature. Edited by Roberta Krueger
, professor of French
, chapters describe the origins of early verse romance in twelfth-century French and Anglo-Norman courts and analyze the evolution of verse and prose romance in France, Germany, England, Italy and Spain throughout the Middle Ages. More ...