Creole medievalism : colonial France and Joseph Bédier's Middle Ages (eBook, 2011) [WorldCat.org]
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Creole medievalism : colonial France and Joseph Bédier's Middle Ages

Author: Michelle R Warren
Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Joseph Bédier (1864-1938) was one of the most famous scholars of his day. He held prestigious posts and lectured throughout Europe and the United States, an activity unusual for an academic of his time. A scholar of the French Middle Ages, he translated Tristan and Isolde as well as France's national epic, The Song of Roland. Bédier was publicly committed to French hegemony, yet he hailed from a culture that  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Warren, Michelle R., 1967-
Creole medievalism.
Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, ©2011
(DLC) 2009035370
(OCoLC)436358400
Named Person: Joseph Bédier; Joseph Bédier; Joseph Bédier; Joseph Bédier
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michelle R Warren
ISBN: 9780816675418 0816675414 1299944507 9781299944503
OCLC Number: 704272815
Description: 1 online resource (xxxii, 379 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction: Joseph Bédier and the imperial nation --
Roncevaux and Réunion --
Medieval and colonial attractions --
Between Paris and Saint-Denis --
Island philology --
A creole epic --
Postcolonial itineraries --
Afterword: medieval debris.
Responsibility: Michelle R. Warren.

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How a scholar's multilingual, multiracial background created a French medieval ideal.  Read more...

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