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Published: 12 November 2009

394 Pages | Frontispiece


ISBN: 9780199217687

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From Aesop to Reynard

Beast Literature in Medieval Britain

Jill Mann

  • Provides a literary-critical analysis of the most important works in medieval British beast literature and a theoretical structure within which to understand them
  • Takes full account of the background of these works in the classical and medieval European tradition
  • Offers comparative discussion of literary works which because of their linguistic diversity are rarely discussed in relation to each other
  • Includes translations for quotations from medieval French, Latin, early Middle English, and Scots