Robin Hood and Little John: Or the Merry Men of Sherwood Forest

First published in 2004 Routledge is an imprint of Taylor Francis, an informa company.
Robin Hood and Little John Or the Merry Men of Sherwood Forest First published in Routledge is an imprint of Taylor Francis an informa company

  • Title: Robin Hood and Little John: Or the Merry Men of Sherwood Forest
  • Author: Pierce Egan
  • ISBN: 9781437105933
  • Page: 412
  • Format: Paperback
  • 1 thought on “Robin Hood and Little John: Or the Merry Men of Sherwood Forest”

    1. I was dissapointed by this book. I was expecting a more detailed version of the legend and of Robin Hood's battles with an ambigously evil Sheriff. The story, while a lot richer in background and historic accuracy, was a bit of a let down in that sense. The fighting between the Saxons and the Britons at the end is only vaguely satisfying.It also feels like the story changes tacks indecisively, like it can't decide whether it's focus is the numerous couples (Marian's brother, Marian and Robin, Ma [...]

    2. La historia de Robin Hood constituyó una leyenda inglesa, ubicada en el arbitrario interinato de Juan sin Tierra, mientras el Rey Ricardo Corazón de León combatía en las Cruzadas. Se transmitió por vía oral y en cantares, con posibles agregados creativos. La primera versión escrita que ha llegado a nuestro tiempo, y la más difundida, es la que realizó Pierce Egan en 1772 en forma de fascículos periódicos. Para la infancia, una fascinación ante el ingenio y astucia, y sobre todo, la p [...]

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