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: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xP8uJ3YU974

LnT A documentary on how historical facts became legends and a good summary of Le Roman de la Rose: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0e1JJvLP9PA

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

Part 1 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t855W1rFYEo

Part 2 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WgyTl9siqTE

LnT Mark Twain wrote an interesting short story named A Medieval Romance . The story is about characters obsessed by their own greed. https://www.archive.org/download/shortstory38_0907_librivox/shortstory038_medievalromance_gam.mp3

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:  https://youtu.be/886hNDgwfM