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Jean Froissart : an anthology of narrative & lyric poetry

Author: Jean Froissart; Kristen Mossler Figg; R Barton Palmer
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The fourteenth-century French writer Jean Froissart has for centuries been best known as the author of the Chroniques, a monumental four-volume account of the Hundred Years' War that provides a detailed view of medieval politics and courtly society. More recently, scholars have turned their attention to Froissart's other large corpus of writing, his poetry, which served as a source for Chaucer and is notable for
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Genre/Form: Translations
Translations into English
Named Person: Jean Froissart; Jean Froissart
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Froissart; Kristen Mossler Figg; R Barton Palmer
ISBN: 0815325037 9780815325031
OCLC Number: 47764304
Description: xx, 700 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Le paradis d'amours = The paradise of love --
L'espinette amoureuse = The hawthorn bush of love --
Le joli buisson de jonece = The fair bush of youth --
Le dit de la margheritte = The tale of the daisy --
Le debat dou cheval et dou levrier = The debate of the horse and the greyhound --
Le dit dou florin = The tale of the florin --
Lay --
Pastourelles --
Chansons royales --
Ballades --
Rondeaux --
Meliador.
Other Titles: Poems.
Responsibility: edited and translated by Kristen M. Figg, with R. Barton Palmer.
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In his own time, Jean Froissart, probably the best known medieval historian, was better known as a poet. This dual language anthology includes excerpts from Chroniques.  Read more...

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