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D. D. R. Owen (1922–2003)

Autor(a) de Eleanor of Aquitaine: Queen and Legend

9+ Works 126 Membros 2 Reviews

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Inclui os nomes: D. D. Owen, D. D. R Owen

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Arthurian Romances (1170) — Introdução, algumas edições2,216 cópias
The Romance of Reynard the Fox (1979) — Tradutor, algumas edições291 cópias
Fergus of Galloway (1991) — Tradutor, algumas edições34 cópias

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I have read four "biographies" of Eleanor of Aquitaine. Only one of them deserves the term. It's this one. Owen looks carefully at the known facts of a noteworthy woman's history, and he looks at the folklore -- and he does not confuse them. Eleanor was a fascinating woman at a time when women had little power, and he shows how that influenced her actions -- and how it caused the chroniclers (all men) to savage her. It's a good read, not overlaid with legend or gossip, and it also appears highly accurate.… (mais)
 
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waltzmn | Sep 16, 2011 |
Adequate life of a major Scottish king, interspersed with comments on literature possibly linked to his court, notably the romance of Fergus of Galloway
 
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antiquary | May 14, 2008 |

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Obras
9
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3
Membros
126
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#159,216
Avaliação
3.8
Resenhas
2
ISBNs
16
Idiomas
1

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