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Old French Romances
Language: en
Pages: 169
Authors: William Morris
Categories: FICTION
Type: BOOK - Published: 1896 - Publisher:

Includes a detailed introduction by folklorist and literary critic€Joseph Jacobs, €Old French Romances€is one of Morris' last translation works. Included are French tales like€The Tale of King Coustans the Emperor, The Friendship of Amis and Amile and€The History of Over Sea.
A Discourse for the Holy Grail in Old French Romance
Language: en
Pages: 182
Authors: Ben Ramm
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher: D. S. Brewer

Why should a supposedly Biblical relic lay down its literary roots in medieval French literature?
Romances of Old France
Language: en
Pages: 175
Authors: Richard Le Gallienne
Categories: France
Type: BOOK - Published: 1905 - Publisher:

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Women Readers and the Ideology of Gender in Old French Verse Romance
Language: en
Pages: 360
Authors: Roberta L. Krueger
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-02-17 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This study challenges the view that all courtly literature promoted the social status of women. Unlike previous books which focused on knights, it starts from the perspective of the woman reader/listener. Using reader-response theory, feminist criticism and recent historical studies, it suggests that romances taught gender roles, often inviting readers
French Romance, Medieval Sweden and the Europeanisation of Culture
Language: en
Pages: 228
Authors: Sofia Loden
Categories: Literary Collections
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021 - Publisher: Boydell & Brewer

The adaptation of French texts into medieval Swedish reveals the progress of a Europe-wide literary culture.