Barbarian Memory: The Legacy of Early Medieval History in Early Modern Literature

  • Authors
  • Nicholas Birns

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Introduction

An investigation of the use of Late Antique European history by late medieval and Renaissance writers such as Chaucer, Shakespeare, Davenant, Trissino, and Corneille. The liminality of the late antique period and the issues of ethnicity and religion it raises makes it very different from that of the classical world in analogous writers.

Keywords

Chaucer Early Modern Literature English literature Europe European history history history of literature Medieval Literature Middle Ages Renaissance William Shakespeare

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137364562
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc. 2013
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Pivot, New York
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Literature Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-47338-0
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-36456-2
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