4 edition of Froissart and the English chronicle play found in the catalog.
|Statement||Columbia university press|
|Publishers||Columbia university press|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 63 p. :|
|Number of Pages||83|
|2||Columbia University studies in English and comparative literature|
|3||Columbia university studies in English and comparative literature|
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That place goes under the author's name "Jean Froissart," an author who has provided numerous facts about the Anglo-French rivalry that plagued Europe at that time. flattering the egos of the high and mighty so they would tell him all their best stories. As with Classical historians you are likely to be reading what Froissart thought was what Kings and their advisers should have said as much as anything they did say.
It's the kind of everyday accident that could happen to anybody apparently.
And to think the same sort of thing was happening a month ago.by the University of Sheffield and the University of Liverpool. Part I, which I did finish is mostly about the King Edwards I - III and their battles with France and Scotland in the 14th century.
At this wedding, two other significant writers of the Middle Ages were present, and. Though known for its depiction of medieval warfare and the political context of the 100 Years War, Froissart's Chronicles offers a wealth of incidental period detail as well. He received rewards—including the ofa village near and later became canon of —sufficient to finance further travels, which provided additional material for his work. In writing these chapters I have availed myself freely Of the excellent work of previous in vestigators, and have, therefore, presented little that is original.
His description of kings and queens are down to earth, personable, warts and all, and he tries hard not to pick sides when describing many of the important events of the Hundred Years War between France and England, d Froissart's Chronicles are essential reading for anyone wishing to get stuck into a juicy primary source for the Middle Ages.
"This present study was undertaken in order to disclose the relationship existing between the Chronicles of John Froissart and historical literature in England up to the seventeenth century when the Tudor Chronicle plays vanished from the stage.
I had to read it for my medieval history class, and I found it really interesting.