Swords, Clubs, and Relics: Performance, Identity, and the Sacred Journal Article uri icon



  • Focusing on the medieval French epic Aliscans, Cowell discusses the attributes of a comic anti-hero, from the wooden club that connotes brutishness to the sword that imposes the strictly codified behavior of the knightly class.

publication date

  • January 1, 2006

Full Author List

  • Cowell A

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 7

end page

  • 18


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