England's Empty Throne (Paperback)

Usurpation and the Language of Legitimation, 1399-1422

By Paul Strohm

University of Notre Dame Press, 9780268041212, 274pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 2006

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Description

Paul Strohm's strikingly original . . . book offers rich opportunities for thinking about the relationships between textual analysis and historical understanding. . . . His] analysis of Lancastrian texts and imagination will undoubtedly prove immensely energizing in medieval English literary and cultural studies. If its full implications for medieval history are also recognized and explored, its impact will be even more profound and enduring. -Review of English Studies-- "Review of English Studies.


About the Author

Paul Strohm is Anna S. Garbedian Emeritus Professor of Humanities at Columbia University.