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Linear narratives in cyclical form: the hunt for reason in the Cantigas de Santa Maria

Abstract:

Central to the world of thirteenth‐century Galician‐Portuguese song are the Cantigas de Santa Maria (CSM), on whose narrative cantigas de miragre this article focuses. These songs comprise alternations between a refrain and strophes that finish by reiterating the refrain's metre, rhymes and melody. Combining the strictly linear narrative of the miracle cantiga with this cyclical framework poses manifold complications. Self‐contained narrative logic is divided by interstrophic refrains, and ch...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1111/musa.12131

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Humanities Division
Department:
Music
Oxford college:
Merton College
Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
Music Analysis Journal website
Volume:
38
Issue:
1-2
Pages:
80-108
Publication date:
2019-03-14
Acceptance date:
2018-10-12
DOI:
EISSN:
1468-2249
ISSN:
0262-5245
Pubs id:
pubs:948814
URN:
uri:23ca3196-a73a-4ac7-babc-3e80109a1495
UUID:
uuid:23ca3196-a73a-4ac7-babc-3e80109a1495
Local pid:
pubs:948814

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