This book, first published in 2003, examines the relationship between poetry and music in medieval France.
Table of Contents
List of illustrations; List of tables; List of music examples; Acknowledgments; Bibliographical note; List of abbreviations; Prologue; Part I. Text and Performance: 1. Song and written record in the early thirteenth century; 2. The sources of song: chansonniers, narratives, dance-song; 3. The performance of song in Jean Renart's Rose; Part II. The Boundaries of Genre: 4. The refrain; 5. Refrains in context: a case study; 6. Contrafacta: from secular to sacred in Gautier de Coinci and later thirteenth-century writing; Part III. The Location of Culture: 7. 'Courtly' and 'popular' in the thirteenth century; 8. Urban culture: Arras and the puys; 9. The cultural contexts of Adam de la Halle; Part IV. Modes of Inscription: 10. Songs in writing: the evidence of the manuscripts; 11. Chante/fable: Aucassin et Nicolette; 12. Writing music, writing poetry: Le Roman de Fauvel in Paris BN fr. 146; Part V: Lyric and Narrative: 13. The two Roses: Machaut and the thirteenth century; 14. Rewriting song: chanson, motet, salut, and dit; 15. Citation and authorship from the thirteenth to the fourteenth century; Part VI. Envoy: The New Art: 16. The Formes fixes: from Adam de la Halle to Guillaume de Machaut; Epilogue; Glossary; Appendix; Bibliography.
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