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Lays of Courtly Love in Verse Translation
Lays of Courtly Love in Verse Translation
Author: Patricia Terry
The medieval verse romance, or lay, was a popular form of narrative, composed for an elite of "ceux qui," in Joseph Bédier's words, "chantent et lisent d'amors," invariably dealt with the theme of ideal -- if occasionally illicit -- love. The "Breton lays" of Marie de France (fl. c. 1175-1190) are the...  more »
ISBN: 419487
Publication Date: 1963
Pages: 130
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Publisher: Doubleday Anchor
Book Type: Paperback
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