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Machaut's legacy : the judgment poetry tradition in the later middle ages and beyond

Author: R Barton Palmer; Burt Kimmelman
Publisher: Gainesville : University Press of Florida, 2017. ©2017
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Machaut's Legacy offers the first comprehensive discussion of the artistic legacy of Guillaume de Machaut, the most important poet and musician of the later Middle Ages, with the book offering twelve chapters detailing his influence on and connection to writers from Geoffrey Chaucer to Philip Roth.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Machaut's legacy.
Gainesville : University Press of Florida, 2017
(DLC) 2017030434
Named Person: Guillaume, de Machaut; Guillaume, de Machaut
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: R Barton Palmer; Burt Kimmelman
ISBN: 9780813052779 0813052777
OCLC Number: 1005701451
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Preface: Machaut and the late medieval dit / R. Barton Palmer --
Introduction / Burt Kimmelman --
Political and literary authorities: the place of judgment --
Judgment at court: open thought and prudent dissimulation in the anonymous Livre du Tresor Amoureux / Douglas Kelly --
"Le contraire effacies": challenging literary and political authority in Guillaume de Machaut, Alain Chartier, and medieval French debate poetry / Emma Cayley --
Courting controversy? Poetic manipulations of politics in the mid-fifteenth century / Helen Swift --
Adaptations and appropriations --
The Machaut map: Geoffrey Chaucer, Christine de Pizan, the diegetic self, and pre-renaissance individualism in Northern Europe / Burt Kimmelman --
True colors: the significance of Machaut's and Chaucer's use of blue to represent fidelity / Elizaveta Strakhov --
The judge as reader, the reader as judge: literary and legal judgment in Dante, Machaut, and Gower / Rosemarie McGerr --
Bohemian Gower: Confessio Amantis, Queen Anne, and Machaut's judgment poems / Linda Burke --
Polarized debates, ambivalent judgments: the jugement behaigne and the confessio amantis / Lewis Beer --
Lasting influence --
Proust and the amorous fountain: secret architecture or suppressed source? / Camille Naish --
Authorial second lives: Machaut, Chaucer, and Philip Roth / R. Barton Palmer.
Responsibility: edited by R. Barton Palmer and Burt Kimmelman.


In a daring rewrite of literary history, this volume argues that the medieval poet and musician Guillaume de Machaut was the major influence in narrative craft during the late Middle Ages and long  Read more...


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"Machaut's Legacy deepens our appreciation of the poet's wide-ranging accomplishments and influences, which span from the Middle Ages to the postmodern era. It stakes out exciting new territories and Read more...

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