The English Charlemagne Romances: Part VI. The Taill of Rauf Coilyear (about 1475 A.D.) (from the unique copy of Lekpreuik's edition of 1572) with fragments of Roland and Vernagu and Otuel (from the unique auchinleck MS., about 1330 A.D.)

1st Edition

Sidney J.H. Herrtage

Routledge
Published August 1, 2018
Reference - 140 Pages
ISBN 9781138604858 - CAT# K388450
Series: Routledge Revivals

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Summary

First published in 1882, this volume formed the sixth part of a unique series of English-language Charlemagne romances. It contains three poetic texts in their original 15th and 16th century English with some accompanying glosses. The first text is ‘The Taill of Rauf Coilyear’, discovered in Edinburgh in 1821 and the only copy at the time. The second and third texts are ‘Rouland and Vernagu’ and ‘Otuel’, both of which were from the celebrated Auchinleck manuscript but were damaged to different degrees by a prior printing in 1836.

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