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Marriage Fictions in Old French Secular Narratives, 1170-1250

A Critical Re-evaluation of the Courtly Love Debate

By Keith Nickolaus

Routledge – 2002 – 255 pages

Series: Studies in Medieval History and Culture

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    978-0-415-93722-1
    November 20th 2001

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Nickolaus provides the readers with a concise critical discussion of the "courtly love" debate, broad historical and comparative analysis, and a model that explains, at the level of plot, rhetoric, and ideology, the proper place of amorous motifs in the context of prevailing Christian doctrines and attitudes.

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Description: By Keith Nickolaus. Nickolaus provides the readers with a concise critical discussion of the "courtly love" debate, broad historical and comparative analysis, and a model that explains, at the level of plot, rhetoric, and ideology, the proper place of amorous...
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