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Silence: A Thirteenth-Century French Romance (Medieval Texts and Studies) - Unknown, Sarah Roche-Mahdi
Silence: A Thirteenth-Century French Romance (Medieval Texts and Studies)
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This bilingual edition, a parallel text in Old French and English, is based on a reexamination of the Old French manuscript, and makes Silence available to specialists and students in various fields of literature and women's studies.     The Roman de Silence, an Arthurian romance of the... show more
This bilingual edition, a parallel text in Old French and English, is based on a reexamination of the Old French manuscript, and makes Silence available to specialists and students in various fields of literature and women's studies.     The Roman de Silence, an Arthurian romance of the thirteenth century, tells of a girl raised as a boy, equally accomplished as a minstrel and knight, whose final task, the capture of Merlin, leads to her unmasking.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780870135439 (0870135430)
ASIN: 870135430
Publisher: Michigan State University Press
Pages no: 343
Edition language: English
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In a surprisingly modern twist, nurture overcomes nature in this thirteenth-century tale of a noble girl who is raised as a man and becomes an acclaimed knight.Silence is her parents' only child; rather than be without an heir they decide to disguise the baby as a male and raise her as they would a ...
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