I that am Lord of Lif: The Christ-knight figure of the Ancrene Riwle, Piers Plowman, and the Faerie Queene
Date of Award
Master of Arts (MA)
Throughout medieval literature, the allegory of Christ as a knight appeared in numerous text, and the Christ-Knight figure was an extremely important literary, religious, cultural, and historical force. This thesis traces the origins and the first appearance of the Christ-Knight figure in English literature and analyzes three prominent medieval and early modern text which offer depictions of the figure.
Conroy, Melissa Ann, "I that am Lord of Lif: The Christ-knight figure of the Ancrene Riwle, Piers Plowman, and the Faerie Queene" (2005). Student Work. 3164.
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A Thesis Presented to the Department of English and the Faculty of the Graduate College University of Nebraska In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree Master of Arts University of Nebraska at Omaha. Copyright 2005 Melissa Ann Conroy.