Spanish and Portuguese Romances of Chivalry
del Río Fernández, Rocio, Fifteenth Century Studies
Thomas, Henry. Spanish and Portuguese Romances of Chivalry. New York: Columbia University Press, 2004. Pp. 344.
This monograph treats romances of knighthood in Spain and Portugal. The author Henry Thomas begins with the novels previous to the sixteenth century and then deals with the two largest series of Peninsular romances: Amadis in Spain and Palmerin, a rival of the Amadis romances, in Portugal. Further on he studies the rise and decline of the romance genre in the Iberian Peninsula, and offers an analysis of these stories in Europe, specifically in Italy, France, Germany, and Holland; in a separate chapter, he considers novels of chivalry in England.
Thomas discusses …
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Publication information: Article title: Spanish and Portuguese Romances of Chivalry. Contributors: del Río Fernández, Rocio - Author. Journal title: Fifteenth Century Studies. Volume: 34. Publication date: January 1, 2009. Page number: 214+. © Boydell & Brewer 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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