1st Edition

Guillaume De Machaut, Le Livre Dou Voir Dit
(The Book of the True Poem)

ISBN 9780415929011
Published January 1, 2021 by Routledge
888 Pages

USD $95.00

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Book Description

This is the first complete edition and English translation of Mauchaut's fascinating medieval poem, which tells "the true story" of his romance with a young admirer and offers unique insigths into the making of poetry, music, and manuscripts.


"The piece offers insight intot he making of late-medieval poetry, music, and manuscripts." -- Reference & Research Book News
"With the publication of this volume, Machaut's Le Livre dou Voir Dit is available for the first time in a complete critical edition...highly readable." -- Choice
"Rich and varied enough in its contents to stand as a fitting tribute-in-kind to the fourteenth century master poet." -- Medievalia et Humanistica