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Findley, Brooke Heidenreich

Poet Heroines in Medieval French Narrative

Findley, Brooke Heidenreich - Poet Heroines in Medieval French Narrative, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction Authors, Writers, Singers, and Women: Gendering Literary Creation in Medieval French Culture
Brooke Heidenreich Findley

Part I. From Minstrel Heroine to Poet Heroine: The Thirteenth Century and Beyond

2. Singing From a Woman’s Body: Minstrel Heroines as Performers and Texts
Brooke Heidenreich Findley

3. The Parrot and the Swan: Performance and Composition in Sone De Nansay

Brooke Heidenreich Findley

Part II. Dangerous Muses: Toute Belle and Her Sisters in the Fourteenth-Century Dit

4. Competing Perspectives: Guillaume De Machaut’s Voir Dit
Brooke Heidenreich Findley

5. A Contemporary Reaction to the Voir Dit: Deadly Words and Captive Imaginations in Jean Froissart’s Prison Amoureuse
Brooke Heidenreich Findley

Part III. Women at the Origins: Fifteenth-Century Prose Romance

6. Verbal Prowess: Women’s Artistry and Men’s Chivalry In Perceforest
Brooke Heidenreich Findley

7. Women Writers and the Monstrous Author in Ysaÿe Le Triste

Brooke Heidenreich Findley

8. Conclusion: What About Christine?
Brooke Heidenreich Findley

Keywords: Literature, European Literature, Medieval Literature, Poetry and Poetics, Literary History, History of Medieval Europe

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2012
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
The New Middle Ages
Page amount
281 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137113061
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-29457-2

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