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Survey of French Literature The Middle Ages and the Sixteenth Century

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ISBN-10: 1585101060

ISBN-13: 9781585101061

Edition: 3rd 2005

Authors: Kenneth T. Rivers, Morris Bishop

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List price: $24.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Hackett Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/1/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 152
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.638

Morris Bishop (1893-1973) was educated & taught for many years at Cornell University. One of the worlds most lucid & knowledgeable commentators on the Middle Ages, he was also a biographer, a translator, & a masterly writer of light verse.

Preface
Introduction
The Middle Ages
La Chanson de Roland (Selections)
Le Roman courtois
Le Roman de Tristan et Iseut (Selections)
Le Philtre
La Mort
Marie de France
Lai du Laustic
Aucassin et Nicolette (Abridged)
Le Roman de la Rose (Selections)
The Trickery of Women
The Aims, Devices, and Might of Nature
Medieval Theater
Le Jeu d'Adam (Excerpts)
La Farce du cuvier (Abridged)
La Farce de Maitre Pathelin
Lyric Poetry
D'Orleans
Rondeaux
Pisan
De triste coeur chanter joyeusement
Villon
Le Grand Testament (Selections)
L'Epitaphe
The Sixteenth Century
Calvin
Traite sur la foi
Rabelais
L'Abbaye de Theleme from Gargantua et Pantagruel (Selections)
Renaissance Poets: Marot and Labe; La Pleiade: Du Bellay and Ronsard
Marot
A une demoiselle malade
Labe
On voit mourir toute chose animee
Je vis, je meurs: je me brule et me noie
Oh si j'etais en ce beau sein ravie
Las! que me sert, que si parfaitement
Du Bellay
L'Olive
Si notre vie est moins qu'une journee
Ces cheveux d'or sont les liens, Madame
Les Antiquites de Rome
Sacres coteaux, et vous, saintes ruines
Les Regrets
Je ne veux point fouiller au sein de la nature
France, mere des arts, des armes et des lois
Heureux qui, comme Ulysse, a fait un beau voyage
Flatter un crediteur pour son terme allonger
Ronsard
Ode a Corydon
Cassandre
Marie
Helene
Montaigne
Au Lecteur
Des Cannibales (Slightly abridged)
Bibliography
A biographical note about the editors