Monthly Archives: October 2016

A Year On

It’s hard to believe that it’s a year since Bevis of Hampt0n was published, and even more surprising that it has almost sold out its original print run. The original research that went into producing the book is beginning to … Continue reading

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Bevis – the adaptable hero

It is no exaggeration to say that the story of Bevis is probably the most adapted heroic adventure story in English literature. Only the stories of King Arthur and of Robin Hood show comparable adaptations through time, and of these … Continue reading

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New research

Of all the aspects of the Auchinleck Bevis that require further attention, the one that currently attracts my attention most is the matter of the relationship between the pretence of orality which is so prominent as a stylistic device in … Continue reading

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