The Story of Roland Resources & Further Study

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Dudley, Robert. In My Youth: From the Posthumous Papers of Robert Dudley.

Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1914.

This is James Baldwin's partial autobiography, which he published under the pseudonym of Robert Dudley; it was republished in 1923 with the title In the Days of My Youth. It provides an affecting portrayal of the rural Quaker community of Baldwin's youth.

Goldin, Frederick. The Song of Roland.

New York: W. W. Norton, 1978. From among the many readily available translations of this Old French chanson de geste—which is one of Baldwin's major sources—Goldin's translation is one of the best for younger and older readers alike. It also contains an excellent introduction and bibliography.

Waldman, Guido. Ariosto: Orlando Furioso. London: Oxford University Press, 1974. Ariosto's Orlando Furioso is one of the most significant sources used by Baldwin. It is a complex and difficult work, but it is not necessarily beyond the capabilities...

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
The Story of Roland from Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
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