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Todros Ben Judah Abulafia

David Goldstein

in Hebrew Poems from Spain

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113669
eISBN:
9781800340183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113669.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter explores the poetry of Todros ben Judah Abulafia. Todros ben Judah Halevi Abulafia was born in Toledo in 1247. Alfonso of Castille attracted many Jews to his court, and Todros was among ... More


‘Récits d'Armes et/ou d'Amour’: Love, Prowess, and Chivalric Masculinity

Rosalind Brown‐Grant

in French Romance of the Later Middle Ages: Gender, Morality, and Desire

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199554140
eISBN:
9780191721069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199554140.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter focuses on romances of innamoramento which feature a young knight who proves his worth by performing great deeds of valour inspired by his love for a high-born woman whom he eventually ... More


Fantasy Worlds

Edward James

in Lois McMaster Bujold

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039324
eISBN:
9780252097379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039324.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter focuses on Bujold's fantasy novels. Since the turn of the millennium Bujold has produced seven fantasy novels and just three science fiction novels. Her first fantasy novel was The ... More


The Inauguration of the Prose Poem

Roger Pearson

in The Beauty of Baudelaire: The Poet as Alternative Lawgiver

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780192843319
eISBN:
9780191925856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192843319.003.0021
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter examines Baudelaire’s inauguration of the prose poem in ‘Le Crépuscule du soir’ and ‘La Solitude’. It examines the first versions of these poems, published in a collective volume (1855), ... More


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