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Published: 02 November 2017

696 Pages


ISBN: 9780198811909

Bookseller Code (AO)

Sir Bevis of Hampton

Edited by Jennifer Fellows

Early English Text Society

Early English Text Society Original Series

  • A two-volume edition of one of the most important non-Arthurian romances in Middle English
  • Presents texts that have not previously been edited, indicating that there is no single authoritative text
  • Parallel texts show developments over time
  • The wide-ranging Introduction places the romance in its cultural contexts at different periods, from fourteenth century to the present
  • Offers a detailed commentary, including comparisons to the Anglo-Norman source text to indicate how the Bevis story has evolved across cultures and to elucidate obscurities
  • Includes a comprehensive glossary