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Fabliaux Reversals and La Grue

Katherine A. Brown

in Boccaccio's Fabliaux: Medieval Short Stories and the Function of Reversal

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049175
eISBN:
9780813050034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049175.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

The first chapter establishes three distinct types of reversal in the fabliaux: rhetorical; narrative (or sociogenic); and structural (called inversion). Examples of each type demonstrate that ... More


Medieval Story Collections and Framing Devices

Katherine A. Brown

in Boccaccio's Fabliaux: Medieval Short Stories and the Function of Reversal

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049175
eISBN:
9780813050034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049175.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Chapter 3 argues that Eastern frame narrative collections such as the Seven Sages of Rome were being combined with Western stories in medieval manuscripts before Boccaccio wrote the Decameron. The ... More


Maximizing Montaigne

William M. Hamlin

in Montaigne's English Journey: Reading the Essays in Shakespeare's Day

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199684113
eISBN:
9780191764677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684113.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, European Literature

This chapter addresses the seventeenth-century vogue of distilling Montaigne's Essays into aphoristic form, assimilating Montaignian thought into vernacular-wisdom literature. It relies not only on ... More


Medieval Damascus: Plurality and Diversity in an Arabic Library: The Ashrafiya Library Catalogue

Konrad Hirschler

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474408776
eISBN:
9781474418812
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474408776.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

The written text was a pervasive feature of cultural practices in the medieval Middle East. At the heart of book circulation stood libraries that experienced a rapid expansion from the twelfth ... More


Boccaccio's Fabliaux: Medieval Short Stories and the Function of Reversal

Katherine A. Brown

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049175
eISBN:
9780813050034
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049175.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

The Old French fabliaux are humorous short stories from the 13th century that resemble some of the most memorable tales in Giovanni Boccaccio's Decameron (1348-1351). Yet their humor and ostensible ... More


The Fabliaux in Context: BNF fr. 2173

Katherine A. Brown

in Boccaccio's Fabliaux: Medieval Short Stories and the Function of Reversal

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049175
eISBN:
9780813050034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049175.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

In chapter 2, the relationships of fabliaux to other types of works, particularly fables, reveal the generic specificity of the fabliau form as well as the interwoven structure of the system of ... More


Courteous Virgil: The Manuscript Translations of an Anonymous Poet, Sir John Harington and Sir William Mure of Rowallan

Sheldon Brammall

in The English Aeneid: Translations of Virgil 1555-1646

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748699087
eISBN:
9781474412384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748699087.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Manuscript translations reveal a different side of Virgil’s reception than is apparent in printed texts. Several substantial English translations never entered print in any form during the ... More


The Making of Thomas Hoccleve's Series

David Watt

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780859898690
eISBN:
9781781385203
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859898690.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Thomas Hoccleve's Series (1419-21) tells the story of its own making. The Making of Thomas Hoccleve's Series analyzes this story and considers what it might contribute to the larger story about book ... More


Montaigne's English Journey: Reading the Essays in Shakespeare's Day

William M. Hamlin

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199684113
eISBN:
9780191764677
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684113.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, European Literature

Montaigne’s English Journey examines the genesis, early readership, and multifaceted impact of John Florio’s exuberant translation of Michel de Montaigne’s Essays. Published in London in ... More


Succession

Joseph Hone

in Literature and Party Politics at the Accession of Queen Anne

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198814078
eISBN:
9780191851728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814078.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter introduces and explores the full spectrum of positions on the succession across a range of texts responding to the deaths of William III and James II. It demonstrates the collapse of ... More


Good History, Bad Romance, and the Making of Literature

Michelle R. Warren

in Thinking Medieval Romance

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198795148
eISBN:
9780191836497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198795148.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Genre categories are shaped by cultural context and can change over time. This case study of Henry Lovelich’s Grail and Merlin (Cambridge, Corpus Christi College, MS 80) accounts for the malleability ... More


The English Aeneid: Translations of Virgil 1555-1646

Sheldon Brammall

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748699087
eISBN:
9781474412384
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748699087.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book brings to light a history of English Renaissance Aeneids that has been lost from view. Previous monographs have explored the complete translations by Gavin Douglas (1513) and John Dryden ... More


Joyce’s Creative Process and the Construction of Characters in Ulysses: Becoming the Blooms

Luca Crispi

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198718857
eISBN:
9780191788307
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718857.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book is both a study of how James Joyce created two of the most iconic characters in literature—Leopold Bloom and Marion Tweedy Bloom—as well as a history of the genesis of Ulysses. From a ... More


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