This book explores the historical and imaginary representation of the Saracen, or Muslim, in French writings from 1100 to 1500.
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2. Discovery, Desire, and Destruction: East Meets West
3. Songs of Desire: Encounters through Crusade
4. New Songs with New Rhythms: The Romance Epic
5. Forging Relationships: Law, "History," and National Identity
6. Questioning the Myth: Obstacle and Rejection
7. Transitional Figures