Title THE EPIC QUEST: Studies in Four Old French Chansons de Geste
Book Condition Near fine, in a price-clipped dust jacket with the rear panel showing some tiny closed edge tears, a few very pale smudges of soiling, and light creasing. A nice copy.
Edition First edition, first printing.
Publisher Baltimore, Maryland: The John Hopkins Press, (1966).
0801801001 / 9780801801006
Seller ID 30501.01
"Chansons de geste" is the term which designates the Old French epic poems celebrating the deeds of Charlemagne, his barons, and other feudal lords of the Carolingian era. This study utilizes modern literary criticism to explore four of these poems.
Medieval Literature. Literary Criticism. French Literature.