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From Aesop to Reynard : beast literature in medieval Britain

Author/Creator:
Mann, Jill Author
Other Title:
From Aesop to Reynard
Publication:
Oxford : Oxford University Press, c2009.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (xii, 380 p.)
Subjects:
English literature -- History and criticism -- Middle English, 1100-1500.
French literature -- History and criticism -- To 1500.
Latin literature, Medieval and modern -- History and criticism.
Animals in literature.
Animals, Mythical, in literature.
Language:
English
Summary:
What do stories about animals have to tell us about human beings? This book analyzes the shrewd perceptions about human life - and especially human language - that emerge from narratives in which the main figures are 'talking animals'.
Notes:
Bibliographic Level Mode of Issuance: Monograph
Description based on print version record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780191712371 (ebook) :
019171237X (ebook) :
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