Layamon’s Brut and the Anglo-Norman Vision of History

Author(s): Kenneth J Tiller

Language: English

Genre(s): History

  • May 2007 · 224pages · 216x138mm

  • ·Hardback - 9780708319024

About The Book

"Lazamon's Brut" is a twelfth-century historical poem that includes the first account of King Arthur in English, as an alternative to Norman accounts of English history. This is the study of the period to put Anglo-Norman and Angevin historiography in the context of colonialist and post-colonialist translation theory.

About the Author(s)

Kenneth J Tiller

Kenneth J. Tiller is associate professor of English at the University of Virginia. He has published widely on Arthurian literature.

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