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Thomas H. Crofts.
Malory's Contemporary Audience: The Social Reading of Romance in Late Medieval England.
Published Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 2006.
Series: Arthurian Studies, LXVI.
ISBN 1843840855.
Binding: hardback, perfect bound; issued without a dustjacket.
Printer: Biddles Ltd., King's Lynn.
Size: 160x239x18mm.
Page count: xiii,171 plus 3pp.
Main language: English; Middle English quotations given unmodernised; other languages quoted in original followed by an English translation.
Overall condition good: warehouse reject, an unused copy, but with a heavy bump at the top of the spine, and a milder one at the base; the paste-down on the front board is rather grubby.


This item £26.50
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[Publisher's price £40.00/$80.00]
Weight without packaging: 436g.

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Contents: The text at hand; Caxton's preface - historia & argumentum; Malory's moral scribes - 'Balyn' in the Winchester Ms; Usurpation, right & redress in Malory's Roman war; No hint of the future; Epilogue - 2 gestures of closure.

Notes: at foot of page
Tables: no
Illustrations: 3 colour plates
Maps & plans: no
Genealogies: no
Chronology: no
Glossary: no
Bibliography: 9pp
Index: yes


See also | Malory |

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