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Representing Righteous Heathens in Late Medieval England : The New Middle Ages - Frank Grady

Representing Righteous Heathens in Late Medieval England

The New Middle Ages

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Published: 5th March 2009
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This book surveys the appearances of righteous heathens or virtuous pagans in travel literature, chronicles, romances, and sermons, as well as in the work of Langland, Chaucer and Gower. Grady also illustrates the way these figures have been used to explore a variety of historical, cultural and formal literary issues.

Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Introduction: The Rule of Exceptional Salvationsp. 1
The Trouble with Trajanp. 17
Mandeville's "Gret Meruaylle"p. 45
The Middle English Alexanderp. 73
The Rhetoric of the Righteous Heathenp. 101
Conclusion: Virtuous Pagans and Virtual Jewsp. 123
Notesp. 133
Bibliographyp. 189
Indexp. 207
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ISBN: 9781403966995
ISBN-10: 1403966990
Series: The New Middle Ages
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 214
Published: 5th March 2009
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.44
Edition Number: 1