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The Tale of Ralph the Collier: An Alliterative Romance
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Publisher Peter Lang Pub Inc
Publication date June 1, 1990
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780820408132
ISBN-10 0820408131
Original list price $54.95
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: The story combines the king-in-disguise motif popular in folklore with the conversion motif common in medieval romance. The hero of the tale is the Scottish collier Rauf who hosts Charlemagne and later challenges a Saracen to a duel. This edition includes the Scottish text of the tale, explanatory notes and a glossary. Introductory chapters treat the literary background of the poem relating it to the king-in-disguise motif, the alliterative tradition and the Charlemagne romances.

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About: The story combines the king-in-disguise motif popular in folklore with the conversion motif common in medieval romance.

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