Roman de Silence

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Michigan State University Press, 1992 - Fiction - 343 pages
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This bilingual edition, a parallel text in Old French and English, is based on a reexamination of the Old French manuscript, and makes Silenceavailable to specialists and students in various fields of literature and women's studies.
†††† The Roman de Silence, an Arthurian romance of the thirteenth century, tells of a girl raised as a boy, equally accomplished as a minstrel and knight, whose final task, the capture of Merlin, leads to her unmasking.

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Review: Silence: A Thirteenth-Century French Romance

User Review  - Holly - Goodreads

I was riveted, absolutely gobbled this up. This is romance in the only sense of the word that I can tolerate-battles, quests, intrigue, and adventure. However, what makes this sword wielding, lance ... Read full review

Review: Silence: A Thirteenth-Century French Romance

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Such a fun medieval gender bender Read full review


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Sarah Roche-Mahdi lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and is an editor/translator, long-time rights activist, scholar, and writer.

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