By Sharon Kinoshita,Peggy McCracken
After situating her writings of their Anglo-Norman political, linguistic, and literary context, this quantity considers her remedy of questions of literary composition relating to the stream, transmission, and interpretation of her works. Her social and historic engagements are illuminated via the prominence of feudal vocabulary, whereas her illustration of flow throughout varied geographical and imaginary areas opens a window on plot building. Repetition and edition are regarded as a story procedure inside Marie's paintings, and as a cultural perform linking her texts to a community of twelfth-century textual traditions. the belief, at the posterity of her oeuvre, combines aconsideration of manuscript context with the ways that later authors rewrote Marie's works.
Sharon Kinoshita is Professor of Literature, college of California, Santa Cruz; Peggy McCracken is Professor of French, Women's stories, and Comparative Literature, collage of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
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