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A new history of medieval French literature

Jacqueline Cerquiglini-Toulet

A new history of medieval French literature

by Jacqueline Cerquiglini-Toulet

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Published by Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • French literature,
  • History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 149-165).

    StatementJacqueline Cerquiglini-Toulet ; translated by Sara Preisig
    SeriesRethinking theory
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPQ156 .C47 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination165 p. ;
    Number of Pages165
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25211113M
    ISBN 10142140303X
    ISBN 109781421403038
    LC Control Number2011011228

    Part history of literature, part theoretical criticism, this book reshapes the language and content of medieval works. By weaving together topics such as the origin of epic and lyric poetry, Latin-French bilingualism, women's writing, grammar, authorship, and more, Cerquiglini-Toulet does nothing less than redefine both philosophical and. Introduction Medieval Overview. Although there is no official consensus regarding the exact beginning and end of the Medieval Period, it is most commonly associated with the collapse of the Roman Empire, around the 5th century, and leading up all the way to the 15th century, which is widely considered (though the exact beginning is disputed) the beginning of the Renaissance Period.

      The history of French literature has developed over the year. Continuous work is also being carried out by French literary writers to improve on the progress made by previous French authors. The history of French literature could be grouped under the medieval period, the sixteenth century, seventeenth century, eighteenth century, nineteenth century, twentieth century and. “ The fact is that A New History of French Literature has rendered its predecessors obsolete. ” —Ernest Sturm, The French Review “ This grandly imagined and executed history of French literature is without precedent in any language Here are many of the best contemporary critics and theorists, writing with vivid originality.

      Medieval Christianity: A New History fulfills an evident need for a new synthesis Well written and broadly accessible, this book would indeed serve as a useful textbook in courses on the history of Christianity."—Tanya Stabler Miller, Catholic Historical Review.   Medieval French Literary Culture Abroad (Oxford University Press, ) is one of the main outputs from the AHRC-funded project Medieval French Literary Culture Outside France (), which was a collaboration between the French Departments at King’s, UCL and book is the first account of how medieval French literary culture and history are shaped by the circulation and.


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