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Author Findley, Brooke Heidenreich, 1972-
Title Poet heroines in medieval French narrative [electronic resource] : gender and fictions of literary creation / Brooke Heidenreich Findley.
Publication Info. New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
Edition 1st ed.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOKS-DDA    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 1 online resource.
Series New Middle Ages (Palgrave Macmillan (Firm))
Note Description based on print version record.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: authors, writers, singers, and women: gendering literary creation in medieval French culture -- From minstrel heroine to poet heroine: the thirteenth century and beyond. Singing from a woman's body: minstrel heroines as performers and texts; The parrot and the swan: performance and composition in Sone de Nansay -- Dangerous muses: Toute Belle and her sisters in the fourteenth century dit ; Competing perspectives: Guillaume de Machaut's Voir dit; A contemporary reaction to the Voir dit: deadly words and captive imaginations in Jean Froissart's Prison amoureuse -- Women at the origins: fifteenth century prose romance. Verbal prowess: women's artistry and men's chivalry in Perceforest; Women writers and the monstrous author in Ysa├┐e le Triste -- Conclusion: what about Christine?.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject French literature -- To 1500 -- History and criticism.
Women poets in literature.
French literature -- To 1500 -- Authorship.
Women and literature -- France -- History -- To 1500.
Added Author Ebooks Corporation
Related To Original 9780230112582 0230112587 (DLC) 2012024712
ISBN 1137113065 (electronic bk.)
9781137113061 (electronic bk.)
9780230112582 (alk. paper)
0230112587 (alk. paper)
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