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Auerbach, Erich. "Roland against Ganelon," in Mimesis: The Representation of Reality in Western Literature, pp 96-122 Princeton University Press, 1953

Examines and discusses the technical composition of The Song of Roland, focusing on the work's representation of reality.

Burgess, Glyn. Introduction to The Song of Roland, translated by Glyn Burgess, pp. 7-25. Penguin, 1990.

Provides information about the provenance of the manuscript, the historical background of the poem, a plot synopsis, and a technical analysis of the verse and language of the poet.

Cook, Robert Francis The Sense of the Song of Roland Ithaca- Cornell University Press, 1987,266 p.

General reading with detailed analysis of key episodes.

Duby, Georges, and Perrot, Michelle. A History of Women, Vol. II: Silences of the Middle Ages. Belknap Press, 1992,575 p.

Essay collection treating the different roles for women during the Middle Ages.

Duggan, Joseph J. "The Epic," in A New History of French...

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