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Creole Medievalism: Colonial France and Joseph Bédier's Middle Ages

Michelle R. Warren

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665259
eISBN:
9781452946498
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665259.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

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 ... More


Persistent Presence: Verse after Prose

Adrian Armstrong, Sarah Kay, Rebecca Dixon, Miranda Griffin, Sylvia Huot, Francesca Nicholson, and Finn Sinclair

in Knowing Poetry: Verse in Medieval France from the Rose to the Rhétoriqueurs

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449734
eISBN:
9780801460586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449734.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter refutes the misconception that the rise of prose entailed a decline in verse. It demonstrates that verse was reactivated and recontextualized throughout the later Middle Ages in France. ... More


Poetry and History

Adrian Armstrong, Sarah Kay, Rebecca Dixon, Miranda Griffin, Sylvia Huot, Francesca Nicholson, and Finn Sinclair

in Knowing Poetry: Verse in Medieval France from the Rose to the Rhétoriqueurs

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449734
eISBN:
9780801460586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449734.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter discusses the link between poetry and history in the late French Middle Ages—a link that goes beyond the institutions of patronage to involve reflections on the first-person subject's ... More


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