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Three Middle English Charlemagne Romances
by Alan Lupack
This volume serves as an excellent introduction to the tradition of romances dealing with the matter of France-that is, Charlemagne and his Twelve Peers. Of the three groups of English Charlemagne romances, the Ferumbras group, the Otuel group, and detached romances, the editor has selected one of each: The Sultan of Babylon, The Siege of Milan, and The Tale of Ralph the C ...more
Paperback, 215 pages
Published January 1st 1991 by Medieval Institute Publications
(first published December 1990)
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I have only read the "Sultan of Babylon" from this collection. As far as this text goes, it's one of the best ways to access "Sultan" if you are doing scholarly work. However, as far as my personal enjoyment of "Sultan" goes, I have to say that I did not overly enjoy it. Reading obscure medieval acid trip romances in Middle English is not my idea of a good time. Give me "Song of Roland" any day of the week over this.