The Tale of the Alerion (Toronto Medieval Texts and Translations)

The Tale of the Alerion (Toronto Medieval Texts and Translations)

English | ISBN: 1442626062 | July 29, 2013 | EPUB | 200 Pages | 2 MB

Guillaume de Machaut, the most important poet and musician of fourteenth-century France, had considerable influence on subsequent generations of writers in both France and England. With this scholarly translation, Minnette Gaudet and Constance B. Hieatt made his long-neglected narrative poem, the Dit de l'alerion - a treatise on love and falconry - available to students of medieval literature.
In the poem, Machaut defines the problems and pleasures of courtly love by comparing them to those of falconry, a sport which modern readers know little about. The introduction and notes to this edition provide valuable information about the art of falconry, thus clarifying aspects of the poem which might be hard to understand today. The scholarly notes and introduction furnish explications and variant readings of obscure passages and comments on wordplay. A running summary of the contents of the poem is also provided in the margins.

Download:

http://longfiles.com/ulk6g2djkk72/The_Tale_of_the_Alerion_(Toronto_Medieval_Texts_and_Translations).epub.html

[Fast Download] The Tale of the Alerion (Toronto Medieval Texts and Translations)


Related eBooks:
Dante's Lyric Poetry: Poems of Youth and of the 'Vita Nuova' (Lorenzo Da Ponte Italian Library)
Risible Rhymes (Library of Arabic Literature)
Seven Viking Romances
Taking Issue and Allah s Answer
The Oxford Anthology of Modern Indian Poetry
Juan Octavio Prenz - Figure di prua
Federico garcia lorca - Antologia poetica
Collected Poems: with parallel French text
The Everything Writing Poetry Book: A Practical Guide To Style, Structure, Form, And Expression
Seminar of Jacques Lacan
Kama's Flowers: Nature in Hindi Poetry and Criticism, 1885-1925
In the Light of Contradiction: Desire in the Poetry of Federico Garcia Lorca
Copyright Disclaimer:
This site does not store any files on its server. We only index and link to content provided by other sites. Please contact the content providers to delete copyright contents if any and email us, we'll remove relevant links or contents immediately.
Sitemap