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dc.contributor.authorLeigh, Jessica
dc.description.abstractOne of the defining features of medieval literature is its relationship with a particular tradition of magic. Arthurian chivalric romance stands among some of the most well-known and enduring medieval literary pieces, appearing as a staple of Renaissance medievalism, Victorian medievalism, the work of pre-Raphaelites, and in modern pop culture, as in programs like Merlin. The tropes of Arthurian chivalric romance remain major identifiers of the Middle Ages. Even other major medieval texts still largely known and commonly studied in schools and universities today incorporate elements of the Arthurian tradition, as in The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer, or the wider chivalric tradition, as in the lais of Marie de France. The fictional worlds encompassed by medieval literature contain many legendary creatures, prophesied events, and magical items which give color and memorable character to these many talesen_US
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dc.subjectChaucer, Geoffrey, -1400 -- Criticism and interpretationen_US
dc.subjectMarie, de France, 12th century -- Criticism and interpretationen_US
dc.subjectLiterature, Medieval -- History and criticismen_US
dc.subjectWitchcraft -- History -- To 1500en_US
dc.subjectEnglish literature -- Middle English, 1100-1500 -- History and criticismen_US
dc.titleWomen and magic in medieval literatureen_US

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