The Song of Roland

The Song of Roland

by Dorothy L. Sayers

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Overview

Presents the classical epic, glorifying the heroism of Charlemagne in the 778 battle between the Franks and the Moors. Presents the classical epic, glorifying the heroism of Charlemagne in the 778 battle between the Franks and the Moors.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781773233024
Publisher: Upfront
Publication date: 10/25/2018
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 204
Sales rank: 566,851
File size: 297 KB

About the Author

Glyn Burgess teaches at the University of Liverpool. He is an expert on early medieval French literature, and has translated and written widely on this area.

Date of Birth:

June 13, 1893

Date of Death:

December 17, 1957

Place of Birth:

Oxford, England

Education:

B.A., Oxford University, 1915; M.A., B.C.L., 1920

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION
1. The Poem
7(22)
2. The Feudal Picture
29(2)
3. Vassalage
31(1)
4. Tokens
32(1)
5. Chivalry
33(1)
6. The Rules of Battle
34(3)
7. Nurture and Companionage
37(1)
8. Horses and Swords
37(1)
9. The Verse and the Translation
38(7)
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS 45(2)
A NOTE ON COSTUME 47(4)
THE SONG OF ROLAND 51(154)
NOTE ON LAISSE 50 205

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