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Playing Robin Hood

By Lois Potter
  • ISBN Code: : 9780874136630
  • Publisher : University of Delaware Press
  • Pages : 254
  • Category : Drama
  • Reads : 306
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  • Pdf : playing-robin-hood.pdf

Book Excerpt :

These essays explore the Robin Hood legend in performance from three perspectives: its Tudor social and theatrical context, its adaptations and analogues in other cultures and its later history in theatre and film.

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The Advanture Of Robin Hood

By BPI
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  • Publisher : BPI Publishing
  • Book Code : 9351215814
  • Total of Pages :
  • Category : Reference
  • Members : 695
  • Pdf File: the-advanture-of-robin-hood.pdf

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The Advanture Of Robin Hood

Robin Hood in Outlaw/ed Spaces

By Lesley Coote,Valerie B. Johnson
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Book Code : 1317062051
  • Total of Pages : 244
  • Category : History
  • Members : 146
  • Pdf File: robin-hood-in-outlaw-ed-spaces.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Following in the tradition of recent work by cultural geographers and historians of maps, this collection examines the apparently familiar figure of Robin Hood as he can be located within spaces that are geographical, cultural, and temporal. The volume is divided into two sections: the first features an interrogation of the literary and other textually transmitted spaces to uncover the critical grounds in which the Robin Hood ’legend’ has traditionally operated. The essays in Part Two take up issues related to performative and experiential space, demonstrating the reciprocal relationship between page, stage, and lived experience. Throughout the volume, the contributors contend with, among other things, modern theories of gender, literary detective work, and the ways in which the settings that once advanced court performances now include digital gaming and the enactment of ’real’ lives.

Travelers Along the Way: A Robin Hood Remix

By Aminah Mae Safi
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Feiwel & Friends
  • Book Code : 1250771285
  • Total of Pages : 352
  • Category : Young Adult Fiction
  • Members : 761
  • Pdf File: travelers-along-the-way.pdf

Book Short Summary:

A ragtag band of misfits gets swept up in Holy Land politics in Travelers Along the Way by Aminah Mae Safi, a thrilling YA remix of the classic legend of Robin Hood. Jerusalem, 1192. The Third Crusade rages on. Rahma al-Hud loyally followed her elder sister Zeena into the war over the Holy Land, but now that the Faranji invaders have gotten reinforcements from Richard the Lionheart, all she wants to do is get herself and her sister home alive. But Zeena, a soldier of honor at heart, refuses to give up the fight while Jerusalem remains in danger of falling back into the hands of the false Queen Isabella. And so, Rahma has no choice but to take on one final mission with her sister. On their journey to Jerusalem, Rahma and Zeena come across a motley collection of fellow travelers—including a kind-hearted Mongolian warrior, an eccentric Andalusian scientist, a frustratingly handsome spy with a connection to Rahma's childhood, and an unfortunate English chaplain abandoned behind enemy lines. The teens all find solace, purpose and camaraderie—as well as a healthy bit of mischief—in each other's company. But their travels soon bring them into the orbit of Queen Isabella herself, whose plans to re-seize power in Jerusalem would only guarantee further war and strife in the Holy Land for years to come. And so it falls to the merry band of misfits to use every scrap of cunning and wit (and not a small amount of thievery) to foil the usurper queen and perhaps finally restore peace to the land. Praise for Travelers Along the Way: "Rousing ... Wholly original in its cultural perspective and its centering of strong female characters. ... By creating an almost all-female cast, Safi makes women the heart of her story at a time when they were seen as a 'bargaining chip.'" —Shelf Awareness, starred review "If you love heists, found family, and stealing from the rich and giving to the poor, then put Aminah Mae Safi's heartfelt and humorous take on Robin Hood at the very top of your TBR." —Jodi Meadows, New York Times bestselling co-author of My Lady Jane

Robin Hood and the Outlaw/ed Literary Canon

By Lesley Coote,Alexander L. Kaufman
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Book Code : 0429810059
  • Total of Pages : 252
  • Category : History
  • Members : 360
  • Pdf File: robin-hood-and-the-outlaw-ed-literary-canon.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This cutting-edge volume demonstrates both the literary quality and the socio-economic importance of works on "the matter of the greenwood" over a long chronological period. These include drama texts, prose literature and novels (among them, children's literature), and poetry. Whilst some of these are anonymous, others are by acknowledged canonical writers such as William Shakespeare, Ben Jonson, and John Keats. The editors and the contributors argue that it is vitally important to include Robin Hood texts in the canon of English literary works, because of the high quality of many of these texts, and because of their significance in the development of English literature.

The Chronicles of Robin Hood

By Rosemary Sutcliff
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Book Code : 1448172985
  • Total of Pages : 280
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Members : 114
  • Pdf File: the-chronicles-of-robin-hood.pdf

Book Short Summary:

A classic tale of adventure and bravery charting the transformation of Robert of Locksley into Robin Hood, the outlaw of myth and legend. Join Robin and his band of Merry Men as they battle injustice and seek to defeat the villainous Sheriff of Nottingham and Guy of Gisborne.

Robin Hood, the One Who Looked Good in Green (Twice Upon a Time #4)

By Wendy Mass
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
  • Book Code : 0545773075
  • Total of Pages : 224
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Members : 380
  • Pdf File: robin-hood-the-one-who-looked-good-in-green.pdf

Book Short Summary:

There's two sides to every story . . . this time it's Robin Hood and Maid Marian like you've never seen them before.

Robin Hood and Other Outlaw Tales

By Stephen Knight,Thomas Ohlgren
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : ISD LLC
  • Book Code : 1580444245
  • Total of Pages : 742
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Members : 558
  • Pdf File: robin-hood-and-other-outlaw-tales.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Although nearly everyone has heard the name of Robin Hood, few have actually read any medieval tales about the legendary outlaw. Stephen Knight and Thomas Ohlgren set out to correct this discrepancy in their comprehensive collection of all pre-seventeenth-century Robin Hood tales. The editors include such other "outlaw" figures as Hereward the Wake, Eustache the Monk, and Fouke le Fitz Waryn to further contextualize the tradition of English outlaw tales. In this text the figure of Robin Hood can be viewed in historical perspective, from the early accounts in the chronicles through the ballads, plays, and romances that grew around his fame and impressed him on our fictional and historical imaginations. This edition is particularly useful for classrooms, with its extensive introductions, notes, and glosses, enabling students of any level to approach the texts in their original Middle English.

Sovereign's War

By Debbie Viguie,James R. Tuck
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Titan Books (US, CA)
  • Book Code : 1783294418
  • Total of Pages : 368
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 670
  • Pdf File: sovereign-s-war.pdf

Book Short Summary:

These are dark days for England. The Hood is dead. The Sheriff has summoned an ally—one who leads an army sufficient to enter Sherwood and crush the resistance. Then comes news that King Richard is the prisoner of a pagan ruler. What began as a rebellion has become a war for the throne. With hordes of demons and men at his disposal, the Sheriff is poised to seize power. A desperate mission is mounted to rescue Richard, while those who remain behind must hold off the enemy. Yet even if the true king returns, an epic battle will erupt, and the outcome cannot be foretold.

Robin Hood

By Scott Allen Nollen
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Book Code : 1476612625
  • Total of Pages : 269
  • Category : Performing Arts
  • Members : 917
  • Pdf File: robin-hood.pdf

Book Short Summary:

From Errol Flynn to Kevin Costner to Daffy Duck, the bandit of Sherwood Forest has gone through a variety of incarnations on the way to becoming a cinematic staple. The historic Robin Hood—actually an amalgam of several outlaws of medieval England—was eventually transformed into the romantic and deadly archer-swordsman who “robbed from the rich to give to the poor.” This image was reinforced by popular literature, song—and film. This volume provides in-depth information on each film based on the immortal hero. In addition, other historical figures such as Scottish rebel-outlaws Rob Roy MacGregor and William Wallace are examined. Nollen also explores nontraditional representations of the legend, such as Frank Sinatra’s Robin and the Seven Hoods and Westerns featuring the Robin Hood motif. A filmography is provided, including production information. The text is highlighted by rare photographs, advertisements, and illustrations.

The Two Torcs

By Debbie Viguie,James R. Tuck
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Titan Books (US, CA)
  • Book Code : 1783294396
  • Total of Pages : 368
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 896
  • Pdf File: the-two-torcs.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Evil is everywhere. Through terror and dark sorcery, Prince John wields the power of the throne. Lord and peasant alike meet violent ends as the Sheriff’s arcane beasts spread fear and death. A small group of rebels oppose John, striking from Sherwood Forest...the one place his creatures cannot pursue them. Though their numbers grow, so do the forces of darkness. Unless Robin and Marian fulfill the ancient prophecy of the Two Torcs, the forest will be overrun, and England will fall.

Robin Hood

By Neil Smith
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  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Book Code : 147280127X
  • Total of Pages : 80
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 254
  • Pdf File: robin-hood.pdf

Book Short Summary:

He robbed from the rich to give to the poor, or so the legend goes. But who was the outlaw known as Robin Hood? How did his legend develop, and how has it changed over the passing centuries? This new title in the Osprey Myths and Legends series takes a detailed look at the famous outlaw, beginning with a retelling of the early ballads that established his stories. From there, the book explores how the legend grew and how famous names such as Little John, Friar Tuck, Maid Marian, and Alan-a-Dale became associated with Robin Hood. It also enters the perilous world of Robin Hood scholarship with a critical analysis of the case for a 'historical' Robin Hood and a review of the mostly likely candidates. A perfect primer for young and old alike, this book covers both the fact and the fiction of Britain's most famous outlaw.

Robin Hood (Ansiklopedik Bilgi Desteğiyle)

By Howard Pyle
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  • Publisher : CARETTA REKLAM VE HALKLA İLİŞKİLER TİC. LTD. ŞTİ
  • Book Code : 9752463312
  • Total of Pages : 112
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Members : 824
  • Pdf File: robin-hood.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Edebiyatta şövalye efsaneleriyle tanınan Howard Pyle’ın birçok film, çizgi dizi, kitap ve oyuna konu olan eseri Robin Hood, bir kez daha okurla buluşuyor. Bu kez ansiklopedik bilgiler eşliğinde…

Discovering Robin Hood

By Stephen Basdeo
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Pen and Sword History
  • Book Code : 1526777827
  • Total of Pages : 264
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Members : 582
  • Pdf File: discovering-robin-hood.pdf

Book Short Summary:

The name of Joseph Ritson, born in Stockton-on-Tees in 1752, will be familiar to very few people. The name of Robin Hood is known the world over. Yet it was Ritson whose research in the late eighteenth century ensured the survival of the Robin Hood legend. He traveled all over the country looking for ancient manuscripts which told of the life and deeds of England’s most famous outlaw. Without his efforts, the legend of Robin Hood might have gone the way of other medieval outlaws such as Adam Bell — famous in their day but not so much now. Yet this is not only a story about the formation of the Robin Hood legend. Ritson’s story is one of rags to riches. Born in humble circumstances, his aptitude for learning meant that he rose through society’s ranks and became a successful lawyer, local official, and a gentleman. However, underneath the genteel and bourgeois façade of Joseph Ritson, Esq. was a revolutionary: having traveled to Paris at the height of the French Revolution, he was captivated by the revolutionaries’ ideology of liberté, egalité, fraternité. He returned to England as a true democrat who sought the abolition of the British monarchy and the ‘rotten’ parliamentary system and wished for French Revolution and its reign of terror to spread over to England. This the history of the life and times of Joseph Ritson: gentleman, scholar, and revolutionary.

Robin Hood

By J. Walker McSpadden
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  • Publisher : The Floating Press
  • Book Code : 1776530314
  • Total of Pages : 223
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 298
  • Pdf File: robin-hood.pdf

Book Short Summary:

The tale of Robin Hood, a mischievous rabble-rouser who made it his mission in life to redistribute wealth by stealing from the rich and lavishing the booty on impoverished people, has been a part of the popular imagination for centuries. This rollicking version was first published in 1891 and introduces many of the elements of the story that we're familiar with today, including a more detailed look at some of the members of Robin's crew of henchmen.

Robin Hood

By Tammy Gagne
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Mitchell Lane Publishers, Inc.
  • Book Code : 1612289517
  • Total of Pages : 32
  • Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Members : 515
  • Pdf File: robin-hood.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Nestled in the heart of England is the small city of Nottingham. Today it is home to a variety of tourist attractions. The most famous is Sherwood Forest--the legendary home of Robin Hood. Nottingham's library includes more than 700 different books about this outlaw, who is best known for stealing from the rich and giving to the poor. And it's not just Nottingham. The adventures of Robin Hood have become the subject of countless movies, cartoons, and bedtime stories around the globe. Nearly everyone knows his name and exploits. But was Robin Hood a real, living person? Is his story based on actual events? Or is it merely a legend? Like many legends, the story of Robin Hood includes both facts and fiction. The story has been told and retold for centuries. Certainly, it has changed along the way. One might compare the tale to the telephone game. In this popular classroom exercise, a sentence is whispered from one person to another until it reaches the other side of the room. By the time the last whisper has been spoken, the sentence has usually changed at least a bit. One person may have heard a word incorrectly. Another might have replaced a word or two to make the statement more exciting or funny. This is likely the case with Robin Hood as well.

Robin Hood

By John Matthews
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Amberley Publishing Limited
  • Book Code : 1445656027
  • Total of Pages : 336
  • Category : History
  • Members : 232
  • Pdf File: robin-hood.pdf

Book Short Summary:

An exploration into the myths surrounding the figure of Robin Hood

Robin Hood

By Jim Bradbury
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  • Publisher : Amberley Publishing Limited
  • Book Code : 1445615762
  • Total of Pages : 224
  • Category : Social Science
  • Members : 587
  • Pdf File: robin-hood.pdf

Book Short Summary:

A life-long fascination with the Robin Hood legend is explored in this entertaining and readable exploration of both myth and fact.

Robin Hood

By Nick Rennison
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  • Publisher : Oldcastle Books
  • Book Code : 1842436376
  • Total of Pages : 160
  • Category : Social Science
  • Members : 673
  • Pdf File: robin-hood.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Robin Hood is England's greatest folk hero. Everyone knows the story of the outlaw who robbed from the rich and gave to the poor. Nick Rennison's highly entertaining book begins with the search for the historical Robin. Was there ever a real Robin Hood? Rennison looks at the candidates who have been proposed over the years, from petty thieves to Knights Templar, before moving on to examine the many ways in which Robin Hood has been portrayed in literature and on the screen.

Storyworlds of Robin Hood

By Lesley Coote
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Reaktion Books
  • Book Code : 1789142695
  • Total of Pages : 320
  • Category : History
  • Members : 765
  • Pdf File: storyworlds-of-robin-hood.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Robin Hood is one of the most enduring and well-known figures of English folklore. Yet who was he really? In this intriguing book, Lesley Coote reexamines the early tales about Robin in light of the stories, both English and French, that have grown up around them—stories with which they shared many elements of form and meaning. In the process, she returns to questions such as where did Robin come from, and what did these stories mean? The Robin who reveals himself is as spiritual as he is secular, and as much an insider as he is an outlaw. And in the context of current debates about national identity and Britain’s relationship with the wider world, Robin emerges to be as European as he is English—or perhaps, as Coote suggests, that is precisely the quality which made him fundamentally English all along.

Robin Hood: The Unknown Templar

By John Paul Davis
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Peter Owen Publishers
  • Book Code : 0720618657
  • Total of Pages : 256
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Members : 890
  • Pdf File: robin-hood.pdf

Book Short Summary:

The legendary hero of Sherwood Forest, Robin Hood, is a figure who has in equal measure attracted and baffled historians for decades. With the first mention of him coming in Old English ballads, it was long assumed that it was almost impossible that he ever existed at all, and that he firmly belonged in the realm of Errol Flynn, Kevin Costner, and even Mel Brooks movies. Only a few historians have dared to venture that Robin of Sherwood was, in fact, a living and breathing human being. Historian John Paul Davis, while undertaking research on the Knights Templar, has uncovered new evidence on the folk hero that suggests that his ties to that order were much closer than previously supposed. Sticking closely to historical sources as well as the ballads, Davis has produced a new portrait of this intriguing figure with colorful and unique insights into the era that he lived in, reckoned by Davis to be at least 100 years closer to our own than previously supposed. Lavishly illustrated throughout, Robin Hood: The Unknown Templar will be of keen interest to anyone who has been even merely charmed by his legend; potentially explosive reading for those with their own theories of who Robin Hood really was.

Robin Hood

By Paul D. Storrie
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Graphic Universe ™
  • Book Code : 0822587939
  • Total of Pages : 48
  • Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Members : 342
  • Pdf File: robin-hood.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Recounts the life and adventures of Robin Hood, who, with his band of followers, lived in Sherwood Forest as an outlaw dedicated to fighting tyranny. Presented in comic book format.

Storyworlds of Robin Hood

By Lesley Coote
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Reaktion Books
  • Book Code : 1789142695
  • Total of Pages : 320
  • Category : History
  • Members : 263
  • Pdf File: storyworlds-of-robin-hood.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Robin Hood is one of the most enduring and well-known figures of English folklore. Yet who was he really? In this intriguing book, Lesley Coote reexamines the early tales about Robin in light of the stories, both English and French, that have grown up around them—stories with which they shared many elements of form and meaning. In the process, she returns to questions such as where did Robin come from, and what did these stories mean? The Robin who reveals himself is as spiritual as he is secular, and as much an insider as he is an outlaw. And in the context of current debates about national identity and Britain’s relationship with the wider world, Robin emerges to be as European as he is English—or perhaps, as Coote suggests, that is precisely the quality which made him fundamentally English all along.

Robin Hood

By Antonia Fraser
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Orion Children's Books
  • Book Code : 144401031X
  • Total of Pages : 256
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Members : 433
  • Pdf File: robin-hood.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Robin Hood, Maid Marion, Little John, Friar Tuck and the rest of the Merry Men of Sherwood Forest are all here, in stories packed with excitement, drama and romance. Antonia Fraser's masterly retelling is a classic.

Robin Hood Handbook

By Mike Dixon-Kennedy
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : The History Press
  • Book Code : 0752495607
  • Total of Pages : 448
  • Category : Social Science
  • Members : 435
  • Pdf File: robin-hood-handbook.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Robin Hood, whether riding through the glen, robbing the rich to pay the poor or giving the Sheriff of Nottingham his come-uppance, is one of the most captivating and controversial legendary figures. Was there a historical figure behind the legends? Did Robin and his Merry Men rampage through Sherwood Forest? Or did he spend most of his time in Barnsdale Wood in Yorkshire? And is the story of the freedom-loving Saxons refusing to be put under the Norman yoke, as portrayed in the Errol Flynn films, true?Mike Dixon-Kennedy ranges far and wide in his quest to present a complete picture of the exploits of this indestructible hero, drawing on ballads, poems, proverbs, films, novels, folklore, musicals and place-names.

Imagining Robin Hood

By A.J. Pollard
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Book Code : 1134595387
  • Total of Pages : 288
  • Category : History
  • Members : 411
  • Pdf File: imagining-robin-hood.pdf

Book Short Summary:

A.J. Pollard takes us back to the earliest surviving stories, tales and ballads of Robin Hood, and re-examines the story of this fascinating figure. Setting out the economic, social and political context of the time, Pollard illuminates the legend of this yeoman hero and champion of justice as never before. Imagining Robin Hood questions: what a ‘yeoman’ was, and what it meant to be a fifteenth-century Englishman Was Robin Hood hunted as an outlaw, or respected as an officially appointed forest ranger? Why do we ignore the fact that this celebrated hero led a life of crime? Did he actually steal from the rich and give to the poor? Answering these questions, the book looks at how Robin Hood was ‘all things to all men’ since he first appeared; speaking to the gentry, the peasants and all those in between. The story of the freedom-loving outlaw tells us much about the English nation, but tracing back to the first stories reveals even more about the society in which the legend arose. An enthralling read for all historians and general readers of this fascinating subject.

A Brief History of Robin Hood

By Nigel Cawthorne
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  • Publisher : Robinson
  • Book Code : 1472107713
  • Total of Pages : 160
  • Category : History
  • Members : 753
  • Pdf File: a-brief-history-of-robin-hood.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Who was Robin Hood? Throughout history the figures of the hooded man of Sherwood forest and his band of outlaws have transfixed readers and viewers; but where does the myth come from? The story appeared out of the legend of the Green man but found its location during the reign of Richard II, the Lionheart, who was away from England fighting in the crusades. In his absence his brother John lay waste to the country. But does this tell the full story? Was Robin a bandit prince ahead of a troop of brigands? Who was the Sherrif and was he in fact the legitimate law in the land fighting vigilantes?

King Arthur and Robin Hood on the Radio

By Katherine Barnes Echols
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Book Code : 1476630003
  • Total of Pages : 216
  • Category : Performing Arts
  • Members : 118
  • Pdf File: king-arthur-and-robin-hood-on-the-radio.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Before stories of King Arthur and Robin Hood were adapted and readapted for film, television and theater, radio scriptwriters looking for material turned to Thomas Malory’s Le Morte Darthur (1485) and Howard Pyle’s The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood (1883). Throughout the 1930s to the mid–1950s, their legends inspired storylines for Abbott and Costello, Popeye, Let’s Pretend, Escape, Gunsmoke, The Adventures of Superman and others. Many of these adaptations reflect the moral and ethical questions of the day, as characters’ faced issues of gender relations, divorce, citizenship, fascism, crime and communism in a medieval setting.

The Outlaws of Sherwood

By Robin McKinley
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  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Book Code : 1497673666
  • Total of Pages : 285
  • Category : Young Adult Fiction
  • Members : 518
  • Pdf File: the-outlaws-of-sherwood.pdf

Book Short Summary:

The Newbery Medal–winning author of The Hero and the Crown brings the Robin Hood legend to vivid life. Young Robin Longbow, subapprentice forester in the King’s Forest of Nottingham, must contend with the dislike of the Chief Forester, who bullies Robin in memory of his popular father. But Robin does not want to leave Nottingham or lose the title to his father’s small tenancy, because he is in love with a young lady named Marian—and keeps remembering that his mother too was gentry and married a common forester. Robin has been granted a rare holiday to go to the Nottingham Fair, where he will spend the day with his friends Much and Marian. But he is ambushed by a group of the Chief Forester’s cronies, who challenge him to an archery contest . . . and he accidentally kills one of them in self-defense. He knows his own life is forfeit. But Much and Marian convince him that perhaps his personal catastrophe is also an opportunity: an opportunity for a few stubborn Saxons to gather together in the secret heart of Sherwood Forest and strike back against the arrogance and injustice of the Norman overlords.

Ancient Legends Retold Robin Hood

By Michael Dacre
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  • Publisher : The History Press
  • Book Code : 0752492721
  • Total of Pages : 160
  • Category : Social Science
  • Members : 972
  • Pdf File: ancient-legends-retold-robin-hood.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This collection of five tales and one play contains the definitive Robin Hood. They are the earliest ballads and play and still the best of the bunch. ‘Robin Hood and the Monk’ is the earliest surviving manuscript, dated c.1450, and is considered the greatest of the ballads, though it was probably not sung, being described as a ‘talkyng’; ‘Robin Hood’s Death’ is one of the most satisfying tragedies in the English language; while ‘A Lytell Geste of Robyn Hode’ is a comprehensive account of the famous English outlaw - complete, unified and pointing quite clearly to the reign of Edward II as a probable time for an historical Robin Hood, despite the opinions of most of the experts.

The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood

By Howard Pyle
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  • Publisher : EDCON Publishing Group
  • Book Code : 0848111397
  • Total of Pages : 56
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 757
  • Pdf File: the-merry-adventures-of-robin-hood.pdf

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Bring The Classics To Life Series. These novels have been adapted into 10 short chapters that will excite the reluctant reader as well as the enthusiastic one. Let the Classics introduce Kipling, Stevenson, and H.G. Wells. Readers will embrace the notion of Crusoe's lonely reflections, the psychological reactions of a Civil War soldier at Chancellorsville, and the tragedy of the Jacobite Cause in 18th Century Scotland. Knowledge of Classics is a cultural necessity and these will improve fluency, vocabulary and comprehension through a high Interest / low readability format. Each eBookis divided into 10 short high quality illustrated chapters - Was written using McGraw-Hill's Core Vocabulary - Has been measured by the Fry Readability Formula - Defines and uses in context new vocabulary, prior to each chapter.

Young Robin Hood

By George Manville Fenn
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  • Publisher : Good Press
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 130
  • Category : Fiction
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"Young Robin Hood" by George Manville Fenn. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.