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  • Record Number: 5222
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  • Title: Sir Gowther: The Marriage of Romance and Hagiography [The author argues that "Sir Gowther" was a didactic work adapted from the Old French "Robert le Diable;" it was intended to highlight the sacramental nature of marriage and the crucial role the Church plays in redemption].
  • Source: Mediaevalia 22, 1 ( 1998): Pages 175 - 198. Published by the Center for Medieval and Early Renaissance Studies, State University of New York at Binghamton
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Adultery in Literature Didactic Romances Hagiography Marriage in Literature Robert le Diable, Old French Hagiographical Romance Romance, Literary Genre Sacraments Sexuality Sir Gowther, Middle English Romance
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 14
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  • Year of Publication: 1998.
  • Language: English
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