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Aristocratic Speech, the Gregorian Reform, and the First Troubadour

William M. Reddy

in The Making of Romantic Love: Longing and Sexuality in Europe, South Asia, and Japan, 900-1200 CE

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226706269
eISBN:
9780226706283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226706283.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

This chapter presents evidence in support of a novel explanation of the origins of courtly love. It discusses three features of twelfth-century social life that combined to shape the courtly love ... More


Narratives of True Love and Twelfth-Century Common Sense

William M. Reddy

in The Making of Romantic Love: Longing and Sexuality in Europe, South Asia, and Japan, 900-1200 CE

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226706269
eISBN:
9780226706283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226706283.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

This chapter considers the incorporation of the courtly love ideal into the verse narratives of some Arthurian romances. It also examines the question of how widely the principles of courtly love ... More


Trobairitz and Troubadours and the Shadow Religion

William M. Reddy

in The Making of Romantic Love: Longing and Sexuality in Europe, South Asia, and Japan, 900-1200 CE

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226706269
eISBN:
9780226706283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226706283.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

This chapter examines the original cultural context of the songs of the trobairitz and troubadours, who first popularized the courtly love ideal. It shows that “courtly love,” as developed by William ... More


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