Eustache Deschamps: Selected Poems
Jean Froissart: A Dual Language Anthology
March 05, 2019
First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....
Joan E. McRae
January 20, 2016
Belle dame sans merci (Beautiful lady with no mercy) (1424) is not readily available in moden English translation elsewhere, making this an essential addition to any library with a medieval literature or French literature collection....
Deborah M. Sinnreich-Levi, Ian S. Laurie
December 18, 2015
Eustache Deschamps studied under the tutelage of Guillaume de Marchault, traveled in Syria, Palestine, and Egypt-where he was said to have been made a slave-and eventually become recognized as one of the great French medieval poets. He was the first writer to dissociate lyric poetry from its...
November 17, 2011
Around the year 1400, the poet Christine de Pizan initiated a public debate in France over the literary "truth" and merit of the Roman of the Rose, perhaps the most renowned work of the French Middle Ages. She argued against what she considered to be misrepresentations of female virtue and vice in...