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Guy of Warwick

ANDREA HOPKINS

in The Sinful Knights: A Study of Middle English Penitential Romance

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198117629
eISBN:
9780191671029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117629.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter discusses a critical account of the poem Guy of Warwick, which affords a practical demonstration of the techniques employed by its author in its creation. The poem, which exhibits all ... More


Romancing the East: Greeks and Saracens in Guy of Warwick

Rebecca Wilcox

in Pulp Fictions of Medieval England: Essays in Popular Romance

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719063183
eISBN:
9781781700563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719063183.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Anglo-Saxon / Old English Literature

The fourteenth-century popular romance Guy of Warwick engages contemporary socio-political concerns in critical and transformative ways. Guy's fantastic reworking of England's past through its ... More


The Matter of Just Memory: Providential History in Middle English Romance

Andrew King

in The Faerie Queene and Middle English Romance: The Matter of Just Memory

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198187226
eISBN:
9780191674662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198187226.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter explores the intertextuality of a selection of Middle English romances — King Horn, Havelok, Of Arthour and of Merlin, Richard Coeur de Lion Sir Brevis of Hampton, and ... More


Sir Gowther

ANDREA HOPKINS

in The Sinful Knights: A Study of Middle English Penitential Romance

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198117629
eISBN:
9780191671029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117629.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter discusses the poem Sir Gowther, which is different from Sir Ysumbras and Guy of Warwick in being relatively obscure. Only two manuscripts of this poem survive today, and it does not ... More


Roberd of Cisyle

ANDREA HOPKINS

in The Sinful Knights: A Study of Middle English Penitential Romance

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198117629
eISBN:
9780191671029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117629.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter discusses the last poem to be included in this book, Roberd of Cisyle, which has a number of striking features of the penitent sinner archetype found in Guy of Warwick and Sir Ysumbras. ... More


Staging Romance

Laurence Publicover

in Dramatic Geography: Romance, Intertheatricality, and Cultural Encounter in Early Modern Mediterranean Drama

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198806813
eISBN:
9780191844362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198806813.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter explores the mostly overlooked history of romance on the early modern stage. Analysing the geographies of two little-known plays, Clyomon and Clamydes (1580s?) and Guy of Warwick (early ... More


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