Title VILAIN AND COURTOIS: Transgressive Parody in French Literature of the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries
Book Condition Fine in fuchsia cloth; in an illustrated dust jacket. Jacket illustration reproduces ''Trubert exacts payment from the duke of Burgundy for the striped goat.'' 192 pages, ten illustrations, notes, bibliography, index.
Edition First edition.
Publisher Lincoln and London: University of Nebraska Press, (1989).
0803221266 / 9780803221260
Seller ID 31735.00
A study of the use of two figures, the tricky peasant and the bumbling nobleman or knight, in the parodies of medieval French literature, with a focus on four texts, le Clerc's FERGUS, AUDIGIER, ROMAN DE RENART, and the TRUBERT of de Lavesne.
Literary Criticism. Medieval Literature. French Literature. Parody.