The narrative grotesque in medieval Scottish poetry /

The narrative grotesque introduces a new framework for reading medieval texts that rupture conventional poetic boundaries and create unsettling fusions of poetic forms and narratological subjectivities.

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Bibliographic Details
Author / Creator: Flynn, Caitlin.
Format: eBook Electronic
Imprint: Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2022.
Series:Manchester medieval literature and culture
Online Access:Click here for full text at JSTOR
Table of Contents:
  • Front Matter
  • Contents
  • Acknowledgements
  • Introduction: the narrative grotesque
  • Part I: The Palyce of Honour, Gavin Douglas
  • 'Overset with fantasyis': grotesquing the dream vision
  • Identity crisis: temporal dissonance and narrative voice
  • Heavenly harmonies: classical and Christian divinity in Palyce
  • Part II: The Tretis of the Tua Mariit Wemen and the Wedo, William Dunbar
  • Making demandes: frame, form, and narratorial persona
  • Flyte of fancy: the first wife's response
  • Lovesick or sick of love? The second wife's response
  • Bad romance: the widow as venerean preacher
  • Conclusion
  • Bibliography
  • Index