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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User Review  - veevoxvoom - LibraryThing

In Silence, subtitled “a thirteenth century French romance”, a noble couple raise their only daughter as a boy so that she can recieve her inheritance. Their child’s name is Silence, and this long ... Read full review

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Really beautiful. Poetic. It is very romantic in the beginning. Look here if I ever want to write a love letter. haha. Is modern love so strong? Can't wait to finish this! =D 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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