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Bibliography on Medieval Courtly Lyric

Laughter, Love and Chivalry: Society and Culture in the French Middle Ages, 2017/18, Semester 1, 2
Rosalind Brown Grant
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BIBLIOGRAPHY on medieval courtly lyric

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1. General works with specific chapters on the lyrique

Muir, Lynette R., Literature and society in medieval France : the mirror and the image 1100-1500, (London: Macmillan, 1985). (EBL SL, French B-0.3 Mui)

Zink, Michel, Littérature française du Moyen Age, (Paris: Presses Universitaires de France, 1992). (BL, French B-0.31 Zin)

Zink, Michel, Introduction à la littérature française du Moyen Age, (Paris: Livre de Poche, 1993). (EBL SL, French B-0.31 Zin)

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2. Specific key works on the trouvère lyrique

Bec, Pierre, La lyrique française au Moyen Age, XIIe-XIIIe siècles : contribution à une typologie des genres poétiques médiévaux : études et textes (XIIe et XIIIe siècles, vol. 1, (Paris: A.&J. Picard, 1977), introduction. (RBG)

Bédier, Joseph, Les chansons de croisade, (Paris: Champion, 1909). (BL French B-0.08)

Binet, Hyacinthe, Le style de la lyrique courtoise en France aux XIIe et XIIIe siècles. , (Paris: Emile Bouillon, 1891). (EBL HDC B0416)

Butterfield, Ardis, Poetry and music in medieval France : from Jean Renart to Guillaume de Machaut: (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002). (BL French B 0.06 But).

Doss-Quinby, Eglal, et al, ed., Songs of the women trouvères, (New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2001). (BL Music E-9 Dos).

Dragonetti, Roger, La technique poetique des trouvères dans la chanson courtoise : Contribution à l'étude de la rhétorique médiévale., (Bruges: De Tempel, 1960). (BL French B-0.32)

Dragonetti, Roger, "Trois motifs de la lyrique courtoise confrontés avec les Arts d'aimer", in his "La musique et les lettres : études de littérature médiévale", (Genève: Droz, 1986), pp.125-68. (BL French B-0.08, EBL HDC D0356)

Dufournet, Jean, Anthologie de la poésie lyrique française des XIIe et XIIIe siècles , (Paris: Gallimard, 1989), introduction.

Frappier, Jean, La poésie lyrique en France aux XIIe et XIIIe siècles , (Paris: Centre de Documentation Universitaire, 1949). (EBL HDC Counter Book 022; and RBG).

Guiette, Robert, "D'une poésie formelle en France", Forme et senefiance, (Genève: Droz, 1978), pp. 1-16. (BL French B-0.03 Gui)

Huot, Sylvia, From song to book : the poetics of writings in Old French lyric and lyrical narrative poetry: (Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 1987). (BL French B 0.32 Huo).

Kelly, Douglas, "The poem as art of poetry: the rhetoric of imitation in the grant chant courtois", in Medieval lyric : genres in historical context.: , ed. William D. Paden, (Urbana/Chicago: University of Illinois Poetry, 2000, pp. 191-208. (BL General Literature D-2 Pad).

Jeanroy, Alfred, Les Origines de la poesie lyrique en France au Moyen Age, (Paris: Champion, 1969, quatrième édition), though any edition will do. (BL French B-0.32 Jea)

Songs of the troubadours and trouvères : an anthology of poems and melodies , ed. Samuel N. Rosenberg, Margaret Switten, and Gérard Le Vot, (New York : Garland Publishing, 1998). (BL Music E-9 Ros).

Saìz, Prospero, Personae and poiesis : the poet and the poem in medieval love lyric, (The Hague/Paris: Mouton, 1976). (BL General Literature D-2.1 Sai).

Zumthor, Paul, Essai de poétique mediévale (Paris: Seuil, 1972), chapters 5-7. (BL French B-0.32 Zum).

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3. Specific critical studies of the lyrique

Akehurst, F. Ronald P., "Abashed and impotent: Conon de Béthune's `Si voirement con'", The Romanic review. 74,3 (1983), pp.260-70. (BL Romance A-0.01 Rom)

Bannitt, M., "Le vocabulaire de Colin Muset: rapprochement sémantique avec celui d'un prince-poète, Thibaut de Champagne", Romance philology. 20 (1966), pp.151-67. (BL Romance A-0.01 Rom NB THIS ITEM IS IN STORE AND NEEDS TO BE ORDERED UP SEVERAL DAYS IN ADVANCE FROM THE ENQUIRY DESK)

Baumgartner, Emmanuèle, "Trouvères et losengiers", Cahiers de civilisation médiévale, Xe-XIIe siècles.25 (1982), pp.171-8. (BL General Cah)

Baumgartner, Emmanuèle, "Remarques sur la poésie de Gace Brulé", Revue des Langues Romanes. 88 (1984), pp.1-13. (EBL HDC B0411)

Brahney, Kathleen J., ed. and trans.,The Lyrics of Thibaut de Champagne, Garland Library of Medieval Literature, (New York/London: Garland Publishing, 1989), introduction and bibliography. (RBG)

Callahan, Christopher, and Rosenberg, Samuel, ed., Les chansons de Colin Muset : textes et mélodies: (Paris: Champion, 2005). (BL French B-59 Col).

Calin, William, "Singer's voice and audience response : on the originality of the courtly lyric, or how "other" was the middle ages and what should we do about it?: , L'esprit créateur. 23,1 (1983), pp.75-90. (BL French A-0.01 Esp, EBL HDC C0264).

Dembowski, Peter F., "Vocabulary of old French courtly lyrics : difficulties and hidden difficulties", Critical Enquiry 2 (1976), pp.763-79. (EBL HDC D0244)

Dolly, Martha Rowe, and Cormier, Raymond J., "Aimer, souvenir, souffrir: les chansons d'amour de Thibaut de Champagne", Romania. 99 (1978), pp.311-46. (BL Romance A-0.01 Rom)

Faure, Marcel, "`Ausi com l'unicorne sui': ou le désir d'amour et le désir de la mort dans une chanson de Thibaut de Champagne", Revue des Langues Romanes. 89 (1985), pp.15-21. (EBL HDC F0350)

Gaunt, Simon, "The Châtelain de Coucy", in The Cambridge Companion to Medieval French Literature, (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008), pp. 95-108. (Accessible via keyword search on Leeds Library Catalogue under "Cambridge Collections Online")

Grossel, Marie-Geneviève, "Le temps dans la chanson de trouvère: l’exemple de Thibaut de Champagne", in Yvonne Bellenger, ed., Le Temps et la durée dans la littérature au Moyen Age et à la Renaissance : actes du colloque, (Paris: Nizet, 1986), pp. 71-83. (BL French C0.3 Bel).

Grossel, Marie-Geneviève, "Thibaut de Champagne et Gace Brulé. Variations sur un même idéal", in Yvonne Bellenger and Danielle Quéruel, eds., Thibaut de Champagne : prince et poète au 13e siècle: (Lyon: Archives de Champagne, 1987), pp. 107-18. (BL French B-40 Thi).

Lefay-Toury, Marie-Noëlle, "Les masques du "je amoureux chez Thibaut de Champagne", in Glyn S. Burgess, ed., Court and Poet, (Liverpool: Francis Cairns, 1981), pp.241-8. (BL General Literature B-2.5 Int, and EBL HDC L0381)

Moroldo, Arnaldo, "Le portrait dans la poésie lyrique d'oc, d'oïl et de si, aux XIIe et XIIIe siècles", Cahiers de civilisation médiévale, Xe-XIIe siècles.26 (1983), pp.160-7. (BL General Cah, EBL HDC M0517).

Wolfzettel, Friedrich, "Le thème du souvenir et la structure temporelle dans le grant chant courtois: Thibaut de Champagne et Gace Brulé", in Keith Busby and Catherine M. Jones, eds., ""Por le soie amisté" : essays in honor of Norris J. Lacy: , (Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2000), pp. 539-52. (BL French B 0.31 Lac).

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4. General works on courtly love

Boase, Roger, The origin and meaning of courtly love : a critical study of European scholarship: (Manchester: MUP, 1977). (BL General Literature B-2.5 Boa)

Lazar, Moshe, Amour courtois et "fin'amors" dans la littérature du XIIe siècle. (Paris, 1964), particularly pp.258-67. (BL French B-0.30 Laz, and EBL HDC L0380)

O'Donoghue, Bernard, The courtly love tradition, (Manchester: MUP, 1982). (BL General Literature B-2.5 Odo)

Topsfield, L.T., Troubadours and love, (Cambridge: CUP, 1975). (BL French B-0.32 Top)

FOR ADDITIONAL BIBLIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION ON THE INDIVIDUAL POETS, SEE THE NOTES ACCOMPANYING THEIR POEMS IN THE DUFOURNET EDITION.

 

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