The Songs of Peire Vidal

Publisher: Peter Lang
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Literary Criticism
Pages: 259 pages
ISBN 13: 9780820479224
ISBN 10: 0820479225
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Peire Vidal, one of the most celebrated of the Occitan troubadours, was a favorite performer at the courts of France, Spain, Italy, Malta, and Palestine during the late twelfth and early thirteenth centuries. His witty and humorous love-songs and satires provide a fascinating insight into the courtly society of his times. This book includes the first English translation and commentary of the complete works of Peire Vidal. It is a useful and accessible text for students and specialists of medieval literature.
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