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Courting Controversy? Poetic Manipulations of Politics in the Mid-Fifteenth Century

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This chapter uses Machaut’s JRB and JRN as a launch-pad for reading the relationship of response between Martin Le Franc’s Champion des dames (c.1442) and Complainte du livre du Champion des dames a maistre Martin le Franc son acteur, with the aim of understanding better the stakes at play in the fifteenth-century false retraction. The Champion references explicitly to Machaut’s judgment poems, and both the Champion and Complainte entertain an analogous interact...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Humanities Division
Department:
Medieval & Modern Lang Fac; French
Oxford college:
St Hildas College
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Publisher:
University Press of Florida Publisher's website
Host title:
Machaut's Legacy: The Judgment Poetry Tradition in the Late Middle Ages and Beyond
Publication date:
2017-08-30
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pubs:797476
URN:
uri:5f0b6021-c26a-438c-88b1-7270e74005b8
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uuid:5f0b6021-c26a-438c-88b1-7270e74005b8
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pubs:797476
ISBN:
978-0-8130-6241-9

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