The Expansion and Transformations of Courtly Literature

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Pages: 248

Trim size: 5.500in x 8.500in



Pub Date: 07/01/2008

ISBN: 9-780-8203-3263-5

List Price: $29.95

The Expansion and Transformations of Courtly Literature

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This collection brings together twelve selected papers given at the Second Triennial Congress of the International Courtly Literature Society. Because the courtly ethos is the central phenomenon marking medieval vernacular literature, it provides a theme that serves as an ideological guide through the later Middle Ages and on into the Renaissance and as a framework for the essays collected in this volume.

The whole collection is energetic—even agressive—enough to sustain a reader interested in the field from cover to cover, and that is high praise for this kind of book.

South Atlantic Review

Donald Maddox

Sara Sturm-Maddox

John M. Bowers

Matilda Tomaryn Bruckner

William Calin

Lowanne E. Jones

Winifred Gleason Keaney

William Melczer

Florence H. Ridley

Terence Scully

Eugène Vinaver

Friederike Wiesmann-Wiedemann

About the Author/Editor

Nathaniel B. Smith (Editor)
NATHANIEL B. SMITH is associate dean for international programs at Franklin and Marshall College. His books include Figures of Repetition in the Old Provençal Lyric: A Study in the Style of the Troubadours.

Joseph T. Snow (Editor)
JOSEPH T. SNOW is professor emeritus of Spanish and Portuguese at Michigan State University and editor of Celestinesca: boletin informativo internatcional.