The Lais Of Marie De France

Autor: Glyn Sheridan Burgess
Publisher: Penguin Classics
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This collection of love stories involving princes and princesses was written in the twelfth century by an unknown Frenchwoman.

Lais

Autor: Marie (de France)
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The Lais Of Marie De France

Autor: Marie France
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141389346
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Marie de France (fl. late twelfth century) is the earliest known French woman poet and her lais - stories in verse based on Breton tales of chivalry and romance - are among the finest of the genre. Recounting the trials and tribulations of lovers, the lais inhabit a powerfully realized world where very real human protagonists act out their lives against fairy-tale elements of magical beings, potions and beasts. De France takes a subtle and complex view of courtly love, whether telling the story of the knight who betrays his fairy mistress or describing the noblewoman who embroiders her sad tale on the shroud for a nightingale killed by a jealous and suspicious husband.

The Lais Of Marie De France

Autor: Claire M. Waters
Publisher: Broadview Press
ISBN: 1770486003
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Composed in French in twelfth-century England, these twelve brief verse narratives center on the joys, sorrows, and complications of love affairs in a context that blends the courtly culture of tournaments and hunting and otherworldly elements such as self-steering boats, shape-shifting lovers, and talking animals. Popular with readers across countries and languages since their composition, the Lais have made their author, Marie, one of the most famous women writers of the Middle Ages, renowned for her brilliant use of language and cultural allusion as well as her keen eye for human behavior. This new edition provides a complete facing-page edition with the original text alongside a new modern English translation. A single manuscript, Harley 978, is used as the copy text. Appendices include contemporary literature on love, animals, and courtly life, as well as a list of textual variants in other manuscripts.

Marie De France

Autor: Glyn Sheridan Burgess
Publisher: Boydell & Brewer
ISBN: 1855661543
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A listing of the latest publications on Marie de France.

Tales The Textiles Tell In The Lais Of Marie De France

Autor: Gloria Thomas Gilmore-Hunt
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his study analyzes textiles as texts-within-a-text in the Lais of Marie de France. This analysis is unique in that it considers textiles in the whole corpus of Marie's Lais, and establishes them as a coherent secondary signifying system, thematically relating to violence, physical healing, nurturing, etc. and showing the more subtle, delicate intricacies of the work.

The Otherworld In The Lais Of Marie De France For The Benefit Of Women

Autor: Angela J. Camino
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ISBN: 9781124286631
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This study will analyze the lais of Yonec, Lanval, and Guigemar of Marie de France to demonstrate how she creates an Otherworld for the benefit of women. This Otherworld serves as a mental escape for women, but also as a means for Marie to express to her audience her ideals of individual and social relationships relevant to the twelfth-century aristocracy of Europe. In her Otherworld, Marie de France uses magic only when the ideals she wishes to express conflict with the aristocratic, feudal society's social conventions.