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Layamon"s Brut

Frances Lytle Gillespie

Layamon"s Brut

a comparative study in narrative art

by Frances Lytle Gillespie

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Published in [Berkeley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Layamon, fl. 1200,
  • Narration (Rhetoric) -- History -- To 1500,
  • Rhetoric, Medieval

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Frances Lytle Gillespy.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR2027 .G5 1916
    The Physical Object
    Paginationcover-title, p. [361]-510.
    Number of Pages510
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6595445M
    LC Control Number17006369
    OCLC/WorldCa3637367

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This book appears to be a reprint from the book Arthurian Chronicles, and does not cover the full text of the Brut. Instead, it is a fragment that begins with the details of Constantine (Uther Pendragon's father) and his betrayal by Vortiger.

This book Cited by: 9. First of all, Layamon is the first Arthurian author to Layamon's Brut is an early Middle English verse adaption of Geoffrey of Monmouth and Wace's so called histories.

So what's that point in reading another adaption of the Brut after reading the earlier versions. Absolutely none if you are reading a modern English translation/5. A comprehensive and objective study of Layamon's sources is long overdue. As a first step Franoise le Saux investigates the English poet's handling of his main source, Wace's Roman de Brut, to determine what principles guided the composition of the English established, she is able to distinguish between different sorts of variation from the Roman, thereby providing norms against Author: Francoise H.

Le Saux. Layamons Brut, Or, Chronicle Of Britain: A Poetical Semi-saxon Paraphrase Of The Brut Of Wace, Volume 2 - Primary Source Edition [Wace, Layamon, Society of Antiquaries of London] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying s: 1. Layamons Brut, Or, Chronicle of Britain: A Poetical Semi-Saxon Paraphrase of the Brut of Wace, Volume 1 [Madden, Frederic, Layamon, Frederic, Society Of Antiquaries Of London] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Layamons Brut, Or, Chronicle of Britain: A Poetical Semi-Saxon Paraphrase of the Brut of Wace, Volume 13/5(1). A comprehensive and objective study of Layamon's sources is long overdue.

As a first step Franoise le Saux investigates the English poet's handling of his main source, Wace's Roman de Brut, to determine what principles guided the composition of the English established, she is able to distinguish between different sorts of variation from the Roman, thereby providing norms Pages:   The seventeen articles in this book tackle the different issues from a variety of fields: codicology and palaeography; Linguistics, stylists and syntax; the socio-political dimension of the work and its possible audience; the tradition upon which Layamon was drawing, and his contribution to later writers; literary theory and more general issues Author: Francoise Le Saux.

Layamon or Laghamon (/ˈleɪ.əmən/; Middle English: Laȝamon, Laȝamonn), occasionally written Lawman, was a poet of the early 13th century and author of the Brut, a notable English poem of the 12th century that was the first English language work to discuss the legends of Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table.

Layamon describes himself in his poem as a priest, living at Areley Kings in /5. Laȝamon’s Brut is a translation and reworking of an earlier text, Roman de Brut, written by Wace in around This book appears to be a reprint from the book Arthurian Chronicles, and does not cover the full text of the Brut.

Instead, it is a fragment that begins with the details of Constantine (Uther Pendragon's father) and his betrayal by Vortiger. This book appears to be printed to order via Createspace/5(3).

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Now First Published from the Cottonian Manuscripts in the British Museum, Accompanied by a Literal Translation, Notes, and a Grammatical Glossary, Volume 1 Layamons Brut, Or Chronicle of Britain: A Poetical Semi-Saxon Paraphrase of the Brut of Wace.5/5(1).

Layamons Brut, Or Chronicle of Britain: A Poetical Semi-Saxon Paraphrase of the Brut of Wace. Now First Published from the Cottonian Manuscripts in the British Museum, Accompanied by a Literal Translation, Notes, and a Grammatical Glossary, Volume 1 Layamons Brut, Or Chronicle of Britain: A Poetical Semi-Saxon Paraphrase of the Brut of Wace.

Layamons Brut, Or Chronicle of Britain: A Poetical Semi-Saxon Paraphrase of the Brut of Wace. Now First Published from the Cottonian Manuscripts in the British Museum, Accompanied by a Literal Translation, Notes, and a Grammatical Glossary, Volume 2 Layamons Brut, Or Chronicle of Britain: A Poetical Semi-Saxon Paraphrase of the Brut of Wace.

Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Layamon's Brut (ca. - ), also known as The Chronicle of Britain, is a Middle English poem compiled and recast by the English priest Layamon. The Brut is 16, lines long and narrates the history of Britain: it is the first historiography written in /5(2).

Layamons Brut, Or Chronicle of Britain: A Poetical Semi-Saxon Paraphrase of the Brut of Wace. Now First Published from the Cottonian Manuscripts in the British Museum, Accompanied by a Literal. Layamon 's Brut is a romantic chronicle of the history of Great Britain and its people.

Layamon starts his chronicle with the fall of Troy and lists all the kings, queens, and momentous events from. Layamon's Brut is a landmark in English literature, the first major work in English after the Norman Conquest, and the precursor of a rich Arthurian literature, from Malory to Tennyson and on to our own time.

This edition combines a fully-edited version of the original text with a close Price: $ Layamon's Brut summary is updating. Come visit sometime to read the latest chapter of Layamon's Brut. If you have any question about this novel, Please don't hesitate to contact us or translate team. Hope you enjoy it.

Full text of "Layamons Brut; or, Chroncile of Britain; a poetical semi Saxon paraphrase of the Brut of first published from the Cottonian MSS in the British Museum, accompanied by a literal translation, notes, and a grammatical glossary".Layamon's Brut is a landmark in English literature, the first major work in English after the Norman Conquest, and the precursor of a rich Arthurian literature, from Malory to Tennyson and on to our own time.

This edition combines a fully-edited version of the original text with a close parallel prose translation, together with a lengthy /5(3). Book digitized by Google from the library of Oxford University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.