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The Cansos and Sirventes of the Troubadour, Giraut de Borneil: A Critical Edition
     

The Cansos and Sirventes of the Troubadour, Giraut de Borneil: A Critical Edition

by Giraut de Borneil, Ruth Verity Sharman
 

ISBN-10: 0521256356

ISBN-13: 9780521256353

Pub. Date: 08/17/1989

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Among the troubadour poets, those writers of courtly love poetry who flourished in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries in the south of France, Giraut de Borneil was one of the most important and influential. This is the first serious consideration of his work. In a scrupulously researched edition, Sharman covers Giraut's entire output. She replaces Giraut in the

Overview

Among the troubadour poets, those writers of courtly love poetry who flourished in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries in the south of France, Giraut de Borneil was one of the most important and influential. This is the first serious consideration of his work. In a scrupulously researched edition, Sharman covers Giraut's entire output. She replaces Giraut in the context of troubadour poetry while highlighting his particular originality; involving women as equal participants in love.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521256353
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/17/1989
Pages:
520
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements; Note on the text; Concordance; List of abbreviations; 1. Life of Giraut de Borneil; 2. Cansos and Canso-Sirventes; 3. The Cansos; 4. The Canso-Sirventes; 5. Canso of doubtful attribution; 6. Analysis of the manuscripts; 7. The Sirventes; 8. Sirventes of doubtful attribution; Appendices; Bibliography.

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