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Published: 29 January 2015

240 Pages


ISBN: 9780198724599

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Romancing Treason

The Literature of the Wars of the Roses

Megan Leitch

  • Reads a central work of late Middle English literature (Malory's Morte Darthur) from a new angle and in a new contemporary context
  • Brings understudied prose romances to light
  • Offers a new argument about the genre of Middle English romance
  • Contributes to the reconsideration of periodisation across the medieval-renaissance 'divide'
  • Foregrounds the idea of a literature of the Wars of the Roses, suggested by pervasive textual concerns with treason