Medieval Romance

A Slide Show

My students use the PPT here below both as an aid for independent study or as a tool for effective presentations. LnT proposes a complete presentation of the genre Medieval Romance.

LnT suggests:

LnT A short documentary showing manuscripts containing medieval romances with very valuable summaries of different romances:

LnT A documentary on how historical facts became legends and a good summary of Le Roman de la Rose:

LnT Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, an example of medieval romance.

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Part 2

LnT Mark Twain wrote an interesting short story named A Medieval Romance . The story is about characters obsessed by their own greed.

LnT The story of King Arthur and his knights has been seminal also in recent times. A British surreal comedy group called Monty Python created a movie entitled Monty Python and the Holy Grail. They used the most famous episodes from the Arthurian matter capturing the comic aspect. Here is an example of their talent: