'Myne owne aduenture': Stephen Hawes and Medieval Romance

Leahy, Conor (2021) 'Myne owne aduenture': Stephen Hawes and Medieval Romance. Studies in Philology, 118 (1). pp. 26-42.

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Abstract

Stephen Hawes’s fusion of chivalric romance and personification allegory has long been recognized as his chief claim to originality in English literary history. The generic fusions of his work, however, have often led him to be viewed merely as a distant precur-sor to Edmund Spenser’s Faerie Queene rather than as an innovative poet in his own right. This article resituates Hawes’s poetic originality in its early Tudor contexts and brings his poetry back into conversation with the metrical romances, devotional trea-tises, and dreams of spiritual warfare that shaped his creative aspirations.

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Date Deposited: 13 Sep 2019 12:30
Last Modified: 23 Feb 2021 00:58
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/72198
DOI: 10.1353/sip.2021.0001

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