Essays in later medieval French literature: The legacy of Jane H. M. Taylor

Essays in later medieval French literature: The legacy of Jane H. M. Taylor

by Rebecca Dixon (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780719081927
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Publication date: 05/15/2010
Series: Durham Modern Languages Series
Pages: 176
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Rebecca Dixon is Lecturer in the Department of French, University of Manchester

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations vii

List of Contributors ix

Preface David Cowling xiii

Introduction. Coming late, coming after? Later medieval French literature and its legacies Rebecca Dixon xv

The legacy of Jane H.M. Taylor Rebecca Dixon xxiii

Part I Coming late

1 Splitting heirs: wrestling with the Rose in the querelle des femmes Helen J. Swift 1

2 Gérard de Nevers: a Roman de la Violette moralisé? Mise en prose and the revalorisation of the courtly lady in the 'cycle de la gageure' Rosalind Brown-Grant 21

3 The (other) worlds of Mabrien Sara Sturm-Maddox 35

4 Saying your prayers: poetic Expression of Secularism in Villon's Testament Nancy Freeman Regalado 53

5 'Le chapperon tousjours dure': the language of ageing desire in the Debat de la damoiselle et de la bourgeoise and Debat du viel et du jeune, Emma Cayley 71

Part II Coming after

6 Fictio personœ and subtle rewriting in later medieval French poetry Douglas Kelly 91

7 Editing, e-Science and exhibitions Peter Ainsworth 107

8 Did Ronsard really read Coquillart? Michael Freeman 127

9 Printing and metrical naturalisation: Jean Molinet's Neuf Preux de Gourmandise Adrian Armstrong 143

10 A question of paternity: Denis Sauvage, Philippe de Commynes and Olivier de La Marche Catherine Emerson 161

Bibliography 175

Tabula Gratulatoria 193

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