Marriage Fictions in Old French Secular Narratives, 1170-1250

Marriage Fictions in Old French Secular Narratives, 1170-1250 : A Critical Re-evaluation of the Courtly Love Debate

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Nickolaus provides the readers with a concise critical discussion of the "courtly love" debate, broad historical and comparative analysis, and a model that explains, at the level of plot, rhetoric, and ideology, the proper place of amorous motifs in the context of prevailing Christian doctrines and more

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  • Paperback | 255 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 15.24mm | 385g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 1138868604
  • 9781138868601

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Preface Introduction 1. Marriage Fictions and the Meaning of "Courtly Love" 2. Love, Marriage, and Mythology: Marriage Fictions and Epic History 3. Twelfth-Century Marriage Reforms and the Representation of Marriage 4. Courtly Narratives, Christian Sacrament: Consent Doctrine and Social ideology in the Old French Roman Conclusion: Western Tradition in the Old French Roman Bibliographyshow more

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