Wales and the Medieval Colonial Imagination

The Matters of Britain in the Twelfth Century

  • Authors
  • Michael A. Faletra

Part of the The New Middle Ages book series (TNMA)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Michael A. Faletra
    Pages 1-18
  3. Michael A. Faletra
    Pages 19-54
  4. Michael A. Faletra
    Pages 173-180
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 181-243

About this book


Focusing on works by some of the major literary figures of the period, Faletra argues that the legendary history of Britain that flourished in medieval chronicles and Arthurian romances traces its origins to twelfth-century Anglo-Norman colonial interest in Wales and the Welsh.


Great Britain Imagination Middle Ages

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc. 2014
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, New York
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-48285-6
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-39103-2
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