New PDF release: The Cambridge Companion to Medieval French Literature

By Sarah Kay, Simon Gaunt

ISBN-10: 0521861756

ISBN-13: 9780521861755

Medieval French literature encompasses 450 years of literary output in outdated and heart French, ordinarily produced in Northern France and England. those texts, together with courtly lyrics, prose and verse romances, dits amoureux and performs, proved highly influential for different eu literary traditions within the medieval interval and past. This spouse bargains a wide-ranging and stimulating advisor to literature composed in medieval French from its beginnings within the 9th century till the Renaissance. The essays are grounded in targeted research of canonical texts and authors corresponding to the Chanson de Roland, the Roman de l. a. Rose, Villon's testomony, Chrétien de Troyes, Machaut, Christine de Pisan and the Tristan romances. that includes a chronology and proposals for additional interpreting, this can be the perfect significant other for college kids and students in different fields wishing to find the riches of the French medieval culture.

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Postˇ izˇekian psychoanalytic criticism includes S. Huot, Madness in Medieval French Z Literature: Identities Found and Lost (Oxford University Press, 2003); S. Gaunt, Love and Death in Medieval French and Occitan Courtly Literature: Martyrs to Love (Oxford University Press, 2006); S. Kay, Courtly Contradictions: the Emergence of the Literary Object in the Twelfth Century (Stanford University Press, 2001). 28. See the attack on analogy by Jameson, Political Unconscious, pp. 1–101. 29. R. H. Bloch, Medieval French Literature and Law (Berkeley, California University Press, 1977).

1–101. 29. R. H. Bloch, Medieval French Literature and Law (Berkeley, California University Press, 1977). 30. Especially R. H. Bloch, Etymologies and Genealogies: a Literary Anthropology of the French Middle Ages (Chicago and London, Chicago University Press, 1983); but also K. Gravdal, Ravishing Maidens: Writing Rape in Medieval French Literature and Law (Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania Press, 1991), and P. McCracken, The Romance of Adultery: Queenship and Sexual Transgression in Old French Literature (Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania Press, 1998).

Ch. Huchet, Le Roman me´die´val (Paris, PUF, 1984) and Litte´rature me´die´vale et psychanalyse: pour une clinique litte´raire (Paris, PUF, 1990), and C. Me´la, La Reine et le graal: la conjointure dans les romans du Graal de Chre´tien de Troyes au livre de Lancelot (Paris, Seuil, 1984). Postˇ izˇekian psychoanalytic criticism includes S. Huot, Madness in Medieval French Z Literature: Identities Found and Lost (Oxford University Press, 2003); S. Gaunt, Love and Death in Medieval French and Occitan Courtly Literature: Martyrs to Love (Oxford University Press, 2006); S.

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