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By Jacqueline Cerquiglini-Toulet,Sara L. Preisig

ISBN-10: 142140303X

ISBN-13: 9781421403038

Is it valid to conceive of and write a heritage of medieval French literature whilst the time period "literature" as we all know it this present day didn't seem till the very finish of the center a while? during this novel advent to French literature of the interval, Jacqueline Cerquiglini-Toulet says sure, arguing profound literary cognizance did exist on the time.

Cerquiglini-Toulet demanding situations the normal methods of examining and comparing literature, contemplating medieval literature no longer as become independent from that during different eras yet as a part of the wider culture of global literature. Her mammoth and realized readings of either canonical and lesser-known works pose the most important questions on, between different issues, the inspiration of otherness, the that means of switch and balance, and the connection of medieval literature with theology.

Part historical past of literature, half theoretical feedback, this ebook reshapes the language and content material of medieval works. via weaving jointly subject matters comparable to the starting place of epic and lyric poetry, Latin-French bilingualism, women's writing, grammar, authorship, and extra, Cerquiglini-Toulet does not anything below redefine either philosophical and literary methods to medieval French literature. Her e-book is a background of the literary act, a historical past of phrases, a heritage of principles and works?monuments instead of documents?that calls into query smooth suggestions of literature.

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