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CONTENTS Preface to the Series ix Preface to the Volume 1 PART ONEMATERIALS Editions and Translations 9 William W. Kibler French Editions and Translations 9 English Translations 12 The Manuscript 13 Readings for Students and Instructors 14 William W. Kibler Background Studies 14 Basic Sources for Students 15 Readings for Teachers 17 Audiovisual and Electronic Resources 20 Leslie Zarker Morgan The Physical Text 20 Audio Resources 21 Visual Aids 22 Cultural Background 25 Film and Television 25 Other Resources 26 Resources for Reading and Singing 29 Margaret Switten Musical Examples 29 The Accompanying Compact Disk 35 Maps 40 Pilgrimage Routes to Santiago de Compostela 40 Rencesvals (Modern French Roncevaux, Spanish Roncesvalles) Area 41 PART TWOAPPROACHES Introduction 45 Leslie Zarker Morgan Historical, Intellectual, and Literary Contents 47 Will the Real Charlemagne Please Stand Up? 47 Joel T. Rosenthal Rencesvals: The Event 53 William W. Kibler Origins of the French Epic: The Song of Roland and Other French Epics 57 Philip E. Bennett Beyond the Oxford Text: The Songs of Roland 66 Joseph J. Duggan Feudalism in the Song of Roland 73 George T. Beech Military History and Technology in the Song of Roland 77 Kelly DeVries The Postcolonial Classroom: Teaching the Song of Roland and ``Saracen'' Literature 90 Barbara Stevenson Avatars of the Song of Roland 97 Roland in the Italian Tradition 97 Jane E. Everson Roland in Spain 109 Matthew Bailey A Competitive Edge: Franco-Hispanic Rivalry and the Origins of the Song of Roland 115 Kimberlee Campbell The Song of Roland in Nineteenth-Century France 124 Mark Burde Text, Language, and Poetic Techniques 133 The Song of Roland and England 133 Ian Short Translating the Song of Roland into English 139 Patricia Terry Orality and Textuality: Reading and/or Hearing the Song of Roland 146 Philip E. Bennett Teaching the Song of Roland as Oral Poetry: Phonetics and Metrics 154 Alice M. Colby-Hall The Art of Echo 156 Edward A. Heinemann The Song of Roland in the Classroom 165 The Song of Roland across the Curriculum 165 Michelle R. Warren Lord of the Valleys: History Students Meet Roland and Friends 171 Joel T. Rosenthal Teaching the Song of Roland in Upper-Level Courses 179 Margaret Switten French Medieval Literature in Modern English Translation 188 Deborah M. Sinnreich-Levi Teaching the Song of Roland in General and Survey Courses in World and Medieval Literature 194 Ann W. Engar Major Characters and Episodes 201 Roland versus Oliver 201 Catherine M. Jones Coping with the Death of Roland 207 Gerard J. Brault The Baligant Episode 213 Mary Jane Schenck The Implications of the Trial of Ganelon 220 Emanuel Mickel The Death of Aude and the Conversion of Bramimonde: Border Pedagogy and Medieval Feminist Criticism 232 Lynn T. Ramey Critical Approaches 238 An Alternative Reading of the Song of Roland 238 Robert Francis Cook Three Epic Swords and the Stories They Tell 246 Eugene Vance Violence and Desmesure in the Song of Roland 253 Patricia Black The Song of Roland: Structuralism and Beyond 259 Ellen Peel Political Uses and Responses: Orientalism, Postcolonial Theory, and Cultural Studies 269 Sharon Kinoshita Notes on Contributors 281 Survey Participants 286 Works Cited 287 Index 000
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Chanson de Roland.
Epic poetry, French -- Study and teaching.