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Title Christianity and romance in medieval England / edited by Rosalind Field, Phillipa Hardman, Michelle Sweeney

Publ Info Cambridge ; Rochester, N.Y. : D.S. Brewer, 2010
 RWU Main Library  PR321 .C47 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xxi, 204 pages ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Christianity and culture : issues in teaching and research
Christianity and culture
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Christianity and the matters of romance. Medieval classical romances: the perils of inheritance / Helen Phillips ; Celticity and Christianity in medieval romance / Stephen Knight ; Crusading, chivalry and the Saracen world in insular romance / Phillipa Hardman and Marianne Ailes -- Issues and debates. How Christian is chivalry? / Raluca L. Radulescu ; Magic and Christianity / Corinne Saunders ; Subverting, containing and upholding Christianity in medieval romance / K.S. Whetter -- Reading romances. Female saints and romance heroines: feminine fiction and faith among the literate elite / Andrea Hopkins ; Athelstan or the Middle English Nativity of St Edmund / Rosaline Field ; Romance traditions and Christian values in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight / Derek Brewer ; Questioning Sir Gawain and the Green Knight: teaching the text through its medieval English Christian context / Michelle Sweeney ; Teaching Malory: a subject-centered approach / D. Thomas Hanks
Note The essays collected here show how the romances of medieval England engaged with contemporary Christian culture, and demonstrate the importance of reading them with an awareness of that culture
LC subject Romances, English -- History and criticism
Christianity in literature
Christianity and literature -- England -- History -- To 1500
Add Author Field, Rosalind, 1945-
Hardman, Phillipa, 1948-
Sweeney, Michelle, 1968-
ISBN 9781843842194 (acid-free paper)