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  • The Conte du Graal Cycleby Thomas Hinton

    Boydell & Brewer 2012; US$ 130.00

    A new study of the continuations to Chrétien's Conte du Graal shows their crucial influence on the development of Arthurian literature. more...

  • Cultural Performances in Medieval Franceby Eglal Doss-Quinby; Roberta L. Krueger; E. Jane Burns

    Boydell & Brewer 2007; US$ 99.00

    A celebration of the groundbreaking achievements of Nancy Freeman Regalado in the field of medieval French literature. more...

  • Debate and Dialogueby Emma Cayley

    Clarendon Press 2006; US$ 139.99

    Alain Chartier was one of medieval France's most influential writers, but has been overlooked by modern criticism. This is the first full-length study of his work in its cultural context. It reconsiders the French verse debates in particular, based on their material context of transmission and on similarities with his French and Latin prose works.... more...

  • Debating the Roman de la Roseby Christine McWebb

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Around the year 1400, the poet Christine de Pizan initiated a public debate in France over the literary "truth" and merit of the Roman of the Rose, perhaps the most renowned work of the French Middle Ages. She argued against what she considered to be misrepresentations of female virtue and vice in the Rose. Her bold objections aroused the... more...

  • Diderot and the Metamorphosis of Speciesby Mary Gregory

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 47.95

    In this study Dr. Gregory examines how Diderot borrowed from Lucretius, Buffon, Maupertuis, and probability theory, and combined ideas from these sources in an innovative fashion to hypothesize that species are mutable and that all life arose randomly from a single prototype. more...

  • A Discourse for the Holy Grail in Old French Romanceby Ben Ramm

    Boydell & Brewer 2007; US$ 90.00

    Why should a supposedly Biblical relic lay down its literary roots in medieval French literature? more...

  • Erec and Enideby Chrétien de Troyes

    University of California Press 1992; US$ 26.95

    In this new verse translation of one of the great works of French literature, Dorothy Gilbert captures the vivacity, wit, and grace of the first known Arthurian romance. Erec and Enide is the story of the quest and coming of age of a young knight, an illustrious member of Arthur's court, who must learn to balance the demands of a masculine public... more...

  • Eustache Deschampsby Deborah M. Sinnreich-Levi; Ian S. Laurie

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 47.95

    Eustache Deschamps studied under the tutelage of Guillaume de Marchault, traveled in Syria, Palestine, and Egypt-where he was said to have been made a slave-and eventually become recognized as one of the great French medieval poets. He was the first writer to dissociate lyric poetry from its musical setting and his witty perceptions comment on nearly... more...

  • Fictions of Identity in Medieval Franceby Donald Maddox

    Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 44.00

    This study, first published in 2000, considers the construction of identity in a range of Medieval French fictions. more...

  • Forgotten Engagementsby Angela Kershaw

    Editions Rodopi 2007; US$ 88.20

    This study is the first to examine the contribution made by women writers to politically committed literature in 1930s France. Its purpose is to bring to light the work of female authors of left-wing fiction whose novels are comparable to those of well-known male practitioners of littérature engagée , such as Paul Nizan and Louis Aragon.... more...