John Lydgate's Fall of Princes

John Lydgate's Fall of Princes

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Mortimer here examines in detail Lydgate's manipulations of his source materials for 'Fall of Princes', his relationship to his political context, and his importance in the evolution of tragic writing in England.It has, for example, long been recognized that scribes focus on the moralizing envoy sections which Lydgate added to his translation at the request of his patron .2 Similarly, collocations of Fall extracts with ... 17; Renoir and Benson, Manual vi.

Title:John Lydgate's Fall of Princes
Author:Nigel Mortimer
Publisher:Oxford University Press on Demand - 2005


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