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Representing Righteous Heathens in Late Medieval England

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Part of the The New Middle Ages book series (TNMA)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Frank Grady
    Pages 17-44
  3. Frank Grady
    Pages 45-72
  4. Frank Grady
    Pages 73-100
  5. Frank Grady
    Pages 101-121
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 133-214

About this book


This book surveys the appearances of righteous heathens or virtuous pagans in travel literature, chronicles, romances, and sermons, as well as in the work of Langland, Chaucer and Gower. Grady also illustrates the way these figures have been used to explore a variety of historical, cultural and formal literary issues.


antiquity Chaucer England English literature India Indian literature Medieval Literature medieval texts Middle Ages

About the authors

FRANK GRADY is Associate Professor of English, University of Missouri, St. Louis, USA.

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