Medieval Lyric

Medieval Lyric

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An essential volume for medievalists and scholars of comparative literature, Medieval Lyric opens up a reconsideration of genre in medieval European lyric. Departing from a perspective that asks how medieval genres correspond with twentieth-century ideas of structure or with the evolution of poetry, this collection argues that the development of genres should be considered as a historical phenomenon, embedded in a given culture and responsive to social and literary change.... 346n.21, 346n.26 Reiss, Timothy J., 62n.40 Relay (Occitan song of respite), 31 Religious poetry (Occitan), 31, 32, 33, ... reference to, 60n.17 Reproof (Judeo- Arabic), 331n.22 Responsory, 298 Retroncha (Occitan song with refrain), 11, 30, anbsp;...

Title:Medieval Lyric
Author:William Doremus Paden
Publisher:University of Illinois Press - 2000


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