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Henryson: <i>The Preaching of The Swallow</i><sup>*</sup>

J.A. Burrow

in Essays on Medieval Literature

Published in print March 1984 | ISBN: 9780198111870
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191670657 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198111870.003.0009
Henryson: The Preaching of The Swallow*

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This chapter discusses in detail The Preaching of the Swallow, which is one of the animal fables in the uncompleted collection by Robert Henryson. Some of the features of the fable that are discussed include present alliterations, parallelisms, and structural significance.

Keywords: The Preaching of the Swallow; animal fables; uncompleted collection; Robert Henryson; alliterations; parallelisms; structural significance

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Subjects: Literary Studies (Early and Medieval)

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