John Barbour Further Reading - Essay

Further Reading

(Classical and Medieval Literature Criticism)

Barrow, G. W. S. Robert Bruce & the Community of the Realm of Scotland Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1988, 421p.

Studies the life, career, and ideas of Robert Bruce.

Bennett, J. A. W. "History in Verse." In Middle English Literature, pp. 90-120. Edited and completed by Douglas Gray. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1986.

Discusses Barbour's qualities as a writer, particularly his desire to tell the truth and not to obscure facts or prettify.

Boitani, Piero. "The World of Romance." In English Medieval Narrative in the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Centuries, pp. 36-70. Translated by Joan Krakover Hall. Cambridge: Cambridge...

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