This book offers a detailed interpretation of the Song of Roland, one of the best-known texts in all heroic literature. It also includes a commentary that treats the poem's place in the eleventh (or early twelfth) century, its importance to the society that produced it, and the ways in which it is read today.

Item Description:Print version record.
Physical Description:1 online resource (xix, 266 pages)
System Details:Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-261) and index.
Author Notes:

Robert Francis Cook is Associate Professor of French at the University of Virginia.