Marriage Fictions in Old French Secular Narratives, 1170-1250

A Critical Re-evaluation of the Courtly Love Debate

By Keith Nickolaus

© 2002 – Routledge

255 pages

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About the Book

Nickolaus provides the readers with a concise critical discussion of the "courtly love" debate, broad historical and comparative analysis, and a model that explains, at the level of plot, rhetoric, and ideology, the proper place of amorous motifs in the context of prevailing Christian doctrines and attitudes.

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Studies in Medieval History and Culture

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LIT000000
LITERARY CRITICISM / General
SCI019000
SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / General