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Ronsard and the Ghost of Astyanax

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This article examines the emergence and transformation of Francion’s epic character in Ronsard’s works from 1550 to 1578. This study of Francion’s genesis in Ronsard’s works relies on the close reading of the variations of the ‘Ode de la paix’ and the beginning of the Franciade, as well as on the analysis of the myth’s reception before and after 1572. In the 1550 ‘Ode de la paix’, the memory of the Virgilian intertext directly undermines the epic hero’s identity since he is presented as Hecto...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1080/20563035.2020.1735054

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Medieval & Modern Languages Faculty
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Publisher:
Taylor and Francis
Journal:
Early Modern French Studies More from this journal
Volume:
42
Issue:
1
Pages:
2-21
Publication date:
2020-04-06
Acceptance date:
2019-02-05
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EISSN:
2056-3043
ISSN:
2056-3035
Language:
English
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1120456
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pubs:1120456
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2021-06-25

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