Eleanor of Aquitaine and Her Courts of Love

  title={Eleanor of Aquitaine and Her Courts of Love},
  author={Amy Kelly},
  pages={3 - 19}

Politeness and Pietas as Annexed to the Virtue of Justice

“Politeness” appears to be connected to a quite disparate set of related concepts, including but not limited to, “manners,” “etiquette,” “agreeableness,” “respect” and even “piety.” While in the East

Les femmes ont-elles connu une Renaissance ?

L’unedes responsabilites de l’histoire des femmes est d’interroger les schemas de periodisation communement admis. Prendre l’emancipation des femmes comme angle d’analyse, c’est decouvrir que les

Imagery and Objectification: A Study of Early Modern Queenship

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The feminization of the literary voice and the rhetorical tradition in The Lais of Marie de France, The Mirror of Simple Souls, and The Book of the City of Ladies

This study demonstrates how The Lais of Marie de France (12 c.) by Marie de France, The Mirror of Simple Souls (14 c.) by Marguerite Porete, and Christine de Pizan’s The Book of City of Ladies (15

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With Le Chevalier de la Charrete circa 1170, Chretien de Troyes was the first to write a romance in which Lancelot is the central figure. Since then, Lancelot has come to symbolize chivalric

The Queen of troubadours goes to England: Eleanor of Aquitaine and 12th Century Anglo-Norman Literary Milieu

The purpose of the present paper is to cast some light on the role played by Eleanor of Aquitaine in the development of Anglo-Norman literature at the time when she was Queen of England (1155-1204).

Tristan and the Medieval Renaissance

Historians have identified a medieval renaissance which occurred during the twelfth century. Developing first in the ducal courts of Southern France was the new vernacular poetry of the Troubadours,

Did Women Have a Renaissance?

One of the tasks of women's history is to call into question accepted schemcs of periodization. To take the emancipation of women as a vantale point is to discover that events that further the