The Roland legend in nineteenth-century French literature /

The year was 778. Charlemagne, starting homeward after an expedition onto the Iberian Peninsula, left his nephew, Count Roland, in command of a rear guard. As Roland and his troops moved through the Pyrenees, a fierce enemy swooped down and annihilated them. Whether the attackers were Moors, Basques...

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Author / Creator: Redman, Harry.
Format: eBook Electronic
Language notes:English.
Imprint: Lexington, Kentucky : University Press of Kentucky, ©1991.
Online Access:Click here for full text
Table of Contents:
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Toponomy; 1 Vague Recollections and New Beginnings; 2 Patriot Warrior; 3 The Romantics' Roland; 4 Magnificent Braggart and Doomed Lover; 5 Despair, Hope, and Triumph; 6 A Hero for All Seasons; Notes; Selected Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Z.