A handbook to literature: Based on the original edition by by C. Hugh Holman

By C. Hugh Holman

The fourth variation of "A guide to Literature" edited by way of C. Hugh Holman. An essential reference paintings for all scholars of literature, specifically these in English and American literature.

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1100-1350)and ilso to the literature written in Anglo-Norman. The relations of France and England were so close during this period that it is difficult to be certain in ail cales whether a given writer or work is to be classedas Anglo-Normanor mercly as French. o-Fnw*rare commonry used interchang"eably, some writers make distinctions between them. Thus, Awo-FnrNcr is sometimes used to designate French that shows the definite influence of English idioms. Anglo-Normanis often restricted to the early period of Norman times (1066 and immediately following) and is sometimei used to denote pieces written in England by persons o] Norman descent using the Norman dialect of French.

By raoo Engrish was becoming again the 23 ll Anglo-Norman Period language of the upper classesand was beginnit g to displace French in schools ur,d legal pleadingi. Herrry III was succeeded in 1272 by the first of the three Edwards, who ruled England for over a hundred years (until 7377). rlurBALLADs. RoMANCrs, and Boccaccio flourished. In England and France the body of legend and artful invention that gave England its national hero, Arthur, was coming into being in French, Latin, and English through the work of writers like Chrdtien de Troyes, Wace, Geoffrey of Monmouth, Walter MaP, and Layamon.

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