[Links twentieth-century Serbo-Croatian heroic poetry, medieval French romances, and nineteenth-century Scottish ballads, by recognizing a "return song" pattern common to all.] Speed, Diane. [The Saracens named in the poem are not "figures from real life," but rather a "literary phenomenon."] Note: The following list consists only scholarship which (a) occurs in the bibliography of your textbooks and (b) is available at the Oviatt Library without the use of interlibrary loan. Later adapters of the tale sometimes turning back to Gaimar and sometimes to sources similar to those he had used, in order to enhance its credentials as local history or to show how the Danish presence in East Anglia participated in the development of English social and legal institutions. "The Return Song in Medieval Romance and Ballad: 88 (1975), 304-07. Certain elements of the tale were invented by Gaimar in his based on elements in Anglo-Saxon and Anglo-Scandinavian historical literature (some of which can be traced in Scandinavian sources). [Based on both internal and external evidence, argues a later date for all MSS than previously thought.] ---. [Argues that all episodes fit into a "cohesively progressive pattern" in which every incident contributes to narrative development.] Mc Laughlin, John. [Argues that the names found in the Havelok legend provide evidence of its origins in the historiographical tradition of East Anglia, a learned and literate enterprise that attempted to establish an identity for the region.
King served as Executive Director of the Renaissance Society of America from 1987 through 1995, and book review editor of Renaissance Quarterly from 1997 to 2002.
She served on the Board of Governors of the Historical Society from 2003 to 2006, and currently serves on the editorial board of Renaissance et Réforme/Renaissance Reformation (University of Toronto). She taught at Brooklyn College, CUNY (City University of New York)1972-2012, and at the CUNY Graduate Center 1987-2012.
A native New Yorker, King graduated from Sarah Lawrence College (BA, 1967) and Stanford University (MA, 1968; Ph. Fifty texts (of which thirty-eight are newly translated here) in ten chapters, reaching from the fourteenth to the eighteenth century, by authors both male and female, Protestant, Catholic, and Radical, professional a...
Fifty texts (of which thirty-eight are newly translated here) in ten chapters, reaching from the fourteenth to the eighteenth century, by authors both male and female, Protestant, Catholic, and Radical, professional and lay, provide representative visions of the Reformation era.
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General | Handouts | King Horn | Havelok the Dane | Octavian | Sir Isumbras | Athelston The following resources are intended to help you find extra information or clarification; however, this is not an exhaustive bibliography. You may want to search the library databases for publications more recent than those in your textbook. The popularization of the Havelok story provides a model of the way the ideas of learned historiographers reached and influenced a much broader audience.] Levine, Robert.
Please be aware of the following criteria in doing background reading: Note: The following list consists only scholarship which (a) occurs in the bibliography of your textbooks and (b) is available at the Oviatt Library without the use of interlibrary loan. Edward Donald Kennedy, Ronald Waldron, and Joseph S. "Who Composed Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1983.
You may want to search the library databases for publications more recent than those in your textbook. [A study of the Middle English romance with a chapter on the child exile story, comparing the characters of the king and traitors and the relation of heroes to heroines in 57 (1988), 190-218.
Brief bio as of January 2016: Retired professor of history Margaret L.
King works in the fields of the Italian Renaissance, the classical tradition; the social and cultural history of early modern Europe; women and learning 1300-1800; and the history of childhood from antiquity to the present.
King is the author of twelve books; more than thirty articles and essays ; and more than thirty reviews, review essays, and short articles.