The "Lament of Edward II": Religious Lyric, Political Propaganda

@article{Valente2002TheO,
  title={The "Lament of Edward II": Religious Lyric, Political Propaganda},
  author={Claire Valente},
  journal={Speculum},
  year={2002},
  volume={77},
  pages={422 - 439}
}
Oeuvre de la litterature anglo-normande du 14 eme siecle, la lamentation d'Edouard II est a la fois une oeuvre de poesie lyrique et de propagande politique. Doutant qu'elle soit l'oeuvre d'Edouard lui-meme, l'auteur s'interroge sur les raisons et le contexte de cet ecrit. Il apparait qu'il etait destine a justifier l'accession au pouvoir de son successeur Edouard III. En conclusion,l'A. montre que dans cette oeuvre les themes litteraires, religieux et moraux se superposent offrant une reflexion… 
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