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The gest of Robin Hood

by William Hall Clawson

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Published by University of Toronto library in [Toronto] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • Robin Hood (Legendary character) in literature,
    • Ballads, English -- England -- History and criticism

    • Edition Notes

      Part of an unpublished dissertation on the Robin Hood ballads, presented in 1907 in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of PH. D., Harvard university. cf. 3d prelim. leaf.

      Statementby William Hall Clawson.
      SeriesUniversity of Toronto studies. Philological series. [Extra vol.]
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR2125 .C5
      The Physical Object
      Pagination129 p.
      Number of Pages129
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL7012520M
      LC Control Number09027376
      OCLC/WorldCa3308598

      In the Gest Robin is depicted as a Yeoman of the King who, despite his privileged position, misses the forest and so chooses to abandon the court. Robin Hood takes on a role as an administrator of. [Clearly the story of Robin Hood's death has been around longer than the versions of the ballad above. The events of Robin's death are summarized at the end of a long early ballad. The surviving versions of the Gest were most likely composed around and printed near AD.

      The central figure in the folk-lore Robin Hood is an outlaw and excellent archer known for stealing from the rich and giving to the poor. Robin and his group of outlaws known as the Merry Men lived in and operated out of Sherwood Forest. In the early ballad A Gest of Robyn Hode Robin is said to have gained a pardon from King Edward. Later Robin Hood's story was transported to a different First Appearance: 13 Century English Folklore.   As an avid ebayer, I managed to pick up the following second hand book from entitled: The Life and Exploits of Robin Hood: And Robin Hood’s Garland (). It is, despite its relatively small size, a lengthy work at pages (longer than the edition of Ritson’s anthology), and as far as I can ascertain contains more examples of.

      Robin Hood: The Many Faces of that Celebrated and Child’s edition of A Gest of Robyn Hode appended. Knight, Stephen. Robin Hood: A Complete Study of the an iconoclastic antidote to the dominance of historical studies in the field of Robin Hood. Half of the book is devoted to the early period with later chapters examining the modern. The legends of Robin Hood are very familiar, but scholarship and criticism dealing with the long and varied tradition of the famous outlaw is as elusive as the identity of Robin himself, and is scattered in a wide range of sources, many difficult of access. This book is the first to bring together major studies of aspects of the tradition. The thirty-one studies take a variety of approaches 4/5(1).


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The gest of Robin Hood by William Hall Clawson Download PDF EPUB FB2

Excerpt from The Gest of Robin Hood In his English and Scottish Popular Ballads, in which the Gest has been printed from the earliest editions, Professor Child has collected in a long and elaborate introduction to that poem all available information as to the date of its publication and the probable period of its composition/5.

The Gest of Robin Hood Paperback – Janu by Clawson William Hall (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating See all 23 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions1/5(1). The only major source suggested for the Gest is the Robin Hood ballads themselves, and scholars have often pointed out how the rescue of the knight from Nottingham has resemblances to Robin Hood and the Monk, how John tricks the sheriff much as Robin does in Robin Hood and the Potter, and the final stanzas relate to The Death of Robin Hood in some way - although that is a later ballad, no one.

Internet Archive BookReader The gest of Robin Hood Copy and paste one of these options to share this book elsewhere. Link to this page view Link to the book Embed a mini Book Reader 1 page 2 pages Open to this page. Finished. The gest of Robin Hood. The gest of Robin Hood. The gest of Robin Hood by William Hall Clawson; 3 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Gest of Robin Hood, Robin Hood (Legendary character) in literature, History and criticism, English Ballads, Accessible book, Robin Hood, (Legendary character), Histoire et critique, Robin The gest of Robin Hood book (Personnage légendaire); Places: England.

This edition includes new illustrations and The Gest of Robyn Hood, one of the oldest surviving tales. 16 color and 9 black-and-white illustrations. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App.

What this book does is trace Robin Hood back all the way to the beginning, discuss the Reviews: 24 gest. Like King Arthur in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight and many other romances, Robin Hood refuses to eat "until something strange and wonderful happens, until he is provided with an appropriately distinguished or unusual guest" (Dobson and Taylor,p.

32). “Gest,” and how the setting of the “Gest” differs from that of later Robin Hood tales. This book is for in-depth study — meaning that scholars who wish to engage in that study will benefit from having both volumes, to reduce the need for cross-referencing.

Very roughly, the book divides into seven parts: The modern version of the text of. The Guest of Robin Hood Of all the thieves and highway robbers who have ever lived, by far the politest was Robin Hood. He liked to entertain those he robbed as guests in his own home.

Although his home was a rough camp in Greenwood, which was in the thickest and darkest part of Sherwood forest. OCLC Number: Notes: Music not included, but p. contain a synopsis of the music with illustrative passages. "Revived as the forty-ninth Grove play of the Bohemian Club of San Francisco and performed by its members in the Bohemian Grove, Sonoma County, California, on the thirty-first night of July, nineteen hundred and fifty-four under the direction of Fred Orin Harris.".

The Gest is the longest ballad and one of the earliest surviving tales of Robin Hood. It has survived in printed form only, in several editions which contain variation in text. Presented below is a Gest of Robyn Hode, from the Chepman and Myllar prints in the National Library of Scotland, formally known as the Lettersnijder edition.

The original tale “A Gest of Robyn Hode” is one of the oldest surviving tales of Robin Hood, printed between and The Gest was originally written in Middle English (Think: Chaucer) but is believed to have began as a minstrel tale due to the fact that there are parts when the narrator speaks directly to the audience.

The Oxford Book of Ballads A Little Geste of Robin Hood and his Meiny. The Gest is the most comprehensive of the ballads, stringing several separate stories into a single narrative that ends with Robin Hood’s eventual fate at Kirskley. All in all it can be seen as the quintessential early Robin Hood story.

Gest of Robin Hood. [Toronto] University of Toronto library, (OCoLC) Named Person: Robin Hood, (Legendary character); Robin Hood, (Legendary character); Robin (Hood) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: William Hall Clawson.

THE ROBIN HOOD TWEET-ALONG - I'll be hosting live Twitter watch parties for the Disney Robin Hood cartoon and Adventures of Robin Hood with Errol Flynn. Come join in the fun in April and May.

THE ROBIN HOOD: BOLD OUTLAW YOUTUBE LECTURES - In I started recording some videos about the Robin Hood legend. By providing English poets and novelists with a convenient source book, Ritson gave them the opportunity to recreate Robin Hood in their own imagination,' Ritson's collection included the Gest and put the Robin Hood and the Potter ballad in print for the first ality: English.

Joseph Ritson, Robin Hood: A Collection of all the Ancient Poems, Songs and Ballads, now extant, relative to that celebrated Outlaw 2 vols., London. Considered the most comprehensive collection of Robin Hood ballads as well as literary references.

Contains an edition of the Gest and the first printed text of Robin Hood and the Potter. The story begins with Robin Hood, who is on his way to an archery contest, but accidentally kills one of the sheriff's officers. This causes Robin to live a life of being an outlaw.

The Sheriff vows to catch Robin Hood for his crimes and in each of the three stories he tries to. The story of Robin Hood is very well known. Writers and historians have been reading and rewriting it, analysing and altering it since Ritson published his version inyears ago. The story has been published in many forms, including books, films, TV and radio programs, articles held in the World Wide Web and probably many others.

As far as can be ascertained, they all have two things Author: Wilson Geoff. The original full length ballad of Robin Hood, read by the One Man Theatre Company. Find the rhyming and rambling of the One Man Theatre Company on the book of face.A Gest of Robin Hood Hardcover Play Book.

By Charles G. Norris, Music by Robert C. Newell. Bohemian Club San Francisco CA. Printed for Private Distribution to Members and Guests.

Contains 15 Autographs. Includes an Autographed Foreword from Julian Rating: % positive.Tell readers what you thought by rating and reviewing this book.

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