Preface: How to use this book; Introduction Simon Gaunt and Sarah Kay; 1. Courtly culture in medieval Occitania Ruth Harvey; 2. Fin' amor and the development of the courtly canso Linda Paterson; 3. Moral and satirical poetry Catherine Léglu; 4. Early troubadours: Guilhem IX to Bernart de Ventadorn Stephen G. Nichols; 5. The classical period: Raimbaut d'Aurenga to Arnaut Daniel Gérard Gouiran; 6. Later troubadours Michael Routledge; 7. The trobairitz Tilde Sankovitch; 8. Italian and Catalan troubadours Miriam Cabré; 9. Music and versification Margaret Switten; 10. Rhetoric and hermeneutics Sarah Spence; 11. Intertextuality and dialogism in the troubadours Maria Luisa Meneghetti; 12. The troubadours at play: irony, parody and burlesque Don Monson; 13. Desire and subjectivity Sarah Kay; 14. Orality and writing: the text of the troubadour poem Simon Gaunt; 15 The Chansonniers as books William Burgwinkle; 16. Troubadour lyric and Old French narrative Sylvia Huot; Appendices; Bibliography.
The Troubadours: An Introductionby Sarah Kay, Simon Gaunt
Pub. Date: 06/28/1999
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Its sixteen chapters, newly commissioned from leading scholars in Britain, the United States, France, Italy and Spain, trace the development of troubadour song (including music}, engage with the main trends in troubadour scholarship, and examine the reception of troubadour poetry in manuscripts and in Northern French romance. A series of appendices offer an invaluable guide to more than fifty troubadours, to technical ) vocabulary, to research tools and to surviving manuscripts.
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