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ERIC Number: EJ583416
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0882-2840
The Pleasure of Discovery: Medieval Literature in Adolescent Novels Set in the Middle Ages.
Barnhouse, Rebecca
ALAN Review, v26 n2 p53-57 Win 1999
Discusses three recent novels for young adults set in medieval times, illustrating several ways that modern writers incorporate medieval material into fiction. Argues that pairing such novels with medieval texts such as "Beowulf" and "The Canterbury Tales" offers opportunities to explore traditional literary topics while providing a gateway into the Middle Ages. Offers suggestions for classroom activities and discussion. (SR)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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