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Walther von der Vogelweide The Single-Stanza Lyrics

Walther von der Vogelweide: The Single-Stanza Lyrics

1st Edition

Edited By Frederick Goldin
March 05, 2019

Walther von der Vogelweide was the greatest German lyric poet of the Middle Ages. He created and performed songs for the noblest courts of the Holy Roman Empire. Though every German-speaking school-child can recite some of Walther's lines, his has languished in obscurity in the English-speaking ...

Alain Chartier The Quarrel of the Belle Dame Sans Mercy

Alain Chartier: The Quarrel of the Belle Dame Sans Mercy

1st Edition

Edited By Joan E. McRae
January 20, 2016

Belle dame sans merci (Beautiful lady with no mercy) (1424) is not readily available in moden English translation elsewhere, making this an essential addition to any library with a medieval literature or French literature collection....

Eustache Deschamps Selected Poems

Eustache Deschamps: Selected Poems

1st Edition

Edited By Deborah M. Sinnreich-Levi, Ian S. Laurie
December 18, 2015

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 ...

Debating the Roman de la Rose A Critical Anthology

Debating the Roman de la Rose: A Critical Anthology

1st Edition

Edited By Christine McWebb
November 17, 2011

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 ...

Jean Froissart A Dual Language Anthology

Jean Froissart: A Dual Language Anthology

1st Edition

Edited By Kristen M. Figg, R. Barton Palmer
September 26, 2001

First published in 2002. Jean Froissart is probably the best known medieval historians. His Chronicle (of the Hundred Years War) is among the top ten historical works in western civilization. In his own time, though, he was better known as a poet. This is the first dual language anthology ...

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