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Accommodating poetic, linear narratives with cyclical, repetition-based musical-poetic structures in the Cantigas de Santa Maria

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Central to the world of thirteenth-century Galician-Portuguese song are the Cantigas de Santa Maria (CSM), of which the cantigas de miragre are the focus of this study. This body of Marian miracle narratives is not without its hermeneutical complications. The songs’ musical-poetic forms largely 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 ...

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HUMS
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Music Faculty
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University of Oxford
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Merton College, Oxford
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Drummond, H
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Clarendon Fund
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Drummond, H
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DPhil
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Doctoral
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University of Oxford
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English
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2018-12-03

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