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By Alison Mason Kingsbury,Morris Bishop

From the wealthy shop of medieval stories, Morris Bishop brings jointly a pleasant selection of thirty-five tales. a few are romantic, a few spiritual, a few practical, a few even scurrilous. There are merry stories and ethical stories, sagas, allegories, and fables. they range extensively in subject matter and their characters characterize each category of medieval society. The stories in A Medieval Storybook vividly illustrate medieval existence and suggestion. specifically they excel as tales, and show the excessive point attained by means of narrative artwork within the center a while and the nice present the medieval writers had for growing vigorous and remarkable characters. a number of the tales within the booklet have been translated through Bishop; others have been translated within the 19th and early 20th centuries. Line drawings via Alison Mason Kingsbury upload significantly to the appeal of this collection.

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