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1st Edition

Reading Fabliaux

ISBN 9780815315100
Published August 1, 1993 by Routledge
186 Pages

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Book Description

First published in 1993. This volume is th author's observations of his reading of Fabliaux in order to observe their materials, methods and to evaluate the effect of those methods. He looks at 150 texts in order to uncover the indivdual fabliau, rather than treat them as a whole genre.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction; Chapter 2 Questions of Genre; Chapter 3 The Conservatism of the Fabliaux; Chapter 4 Courtliness and the Fabliaux; Chapter 5 Women in the Fabliaux; Chapter 6 Language in the Fabliaux; Chapter 7 The Narrator’s Voice; Chapter 8 The Humor of the Fabliaux; Chapter 9 Closure; Chapter 10 Conclusion;

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 Norris J Lacy (Pennsylvania State University USA).