The Women Troubadours

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W. W. Norton & Company, 1980 - Biography & Autobiography - 190 pages
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This is the first twentieth-century study of the women troubadours who flourished in Southern France between 1150 and 1250--the great period of troubadour poetry. The book is comprised of a full-length essay on women in the Middle Ages, twenty-three poems by the women troubadours themselves in the original Provencal with translations on facing pages, a capsule biography of each poet, notes, and reading list.
 

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This book presents facing page translations of Provancale troubadour poetry by female troubadours. I read this book several years ago when I was taking a senior undergrad course in medieval literature ... Read full review

Contents

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
6
THE ESSAY
13
THE POEMS
67
APPENDIX
160
FOOTNOTES
180
SELECTED READING LIST
188
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