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The Matter of Courtesy: Medieval Courtesy Books and the Gawain-Poet e-book

Author:

Jonathan Nicholls

Language:

English

Category:

Fiction

Subcategory:

Poetry

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1860 kb

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Rating:

4.5

Publisher:

D.S.Brewer; y First edition edition (June 27, 1985)

Pages:

251

ISBN:

0859911853

The Matter of Courtesy: Medieval Courtesy Books and the Gawain-Poet e-book

by Jonathan Nicholls


The Matter of Courtesy book. This study breaks valuable new ground and enlarges our knowledge of the social and cultural milieu of the poet.

The Matter of Courtesy book.

The Matter of Courtesy: Medieval Courtesy Books and the Gawain-Poet. Brewer; distributed by Boydell & Brewer Ltd. 1985. University of Exeter. Published online by Cambridge University Press: 11 July 2014.

A courtesy book or book of manners was a book dealing with issues of etiquette, behaviour and morals, with a particular focus on the life at princely courts. Courtesy literature can be traced back to 13th century German and Italian writers. Courtesy books formed part of the didactic literature of the Middle Ages, covering topics from religion and ethics to social awareness and social conduct

Medieval Courtesy Books and the Gawain Poet, Woodbridge: .

Medieval Courtesy Books and the Gawain Poet, Woodbridge: . Courtesy books, or books for babies, or books of table manners, are short texts addressing yonge babees, lytill children or sometimes one child called by his Christian name; these children are generally male4 and aristocratic.

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Jonathan Nicholls, The Matter of Courtesy: Medieval Courtesy Books and the Gawain-Poet (Cambridge: D. Brewer . Brewer, 1985). 5. Claire Sponsler, Drama and Resistance: Bodies, Goods, and Theatricality in Late Medieval England (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1997), p. oogle Scholar. 22. Richard Firth Green, Poets and Princepleasers: Literature and the English Court in the Late Middle Ages (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1980), pp. 101–34.

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The Matter of Courtesy: A Study of Medieval Courtesy Books and the Gawain-Poet by Jonathan Nicholls (pp. 537-539).

The Matter of Courtesy: A Study of Medieval Courtesy Books and the Gawain-Poet by Jonathan Nicholls (pp. Chaucer's Drama of Style: Poetic Variety and Contrast in the Canterbury Tales by C. David Benson; Chaucer: A Bibliographical Introduction by John Leyerle, Anne Quick. David Benson; Chaucer: A Bibliographical Introduction by John Leyerle, Anne Quick (pp. 540-541).

Examines the notion of courtesy as taught in a number of medieval texts then looks specifically at how it has been dealt with in the works of the Gawain-poet, attempting to elucidate aspects of the thematic and artistic design of the poems byreference to the world of the courtesy books. This study breaks valuable new ground and enlarges our knowledge of the social and cultural milieu of the poet.

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