Froissart across the genres / edited by Donald Maddox and Sara Sturm-Maddox

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Subjects: Froissart, Jean, 1338?-1410?--Criticism and interpretation
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Gainesville : University Press of Florida, c1998
LC Classification: P, PQ
Physical Description: 257 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Introduction. Writing: History, Fiction, and the Self / Sara Sturm-Maddox, Donald Maddox 1
Pt. I. Testimony and Textuality in the Chroniques
1. Configuring Transience: Patterns of Transmission and Transmissibility in the Chroniques (1395-1995) / Peter F. Ainsworth 15
2. Froissart, Personal Testimony, and the Peasants' Revolt of 1381 / Charles T. Wood 40
3. Froissart's 1389 Travel to Bearn: A Voyage Narration to the Center of the Chroniques / George T. Diller 50
Pt. II. Framing Selfhood in Froissart's Poetry
4. Le joli buisson de Jonece: Froissart's Midlife Crisis / William W. Kibler 63
5. Froissart's Poetic Prison: Enclosure as Image and Structure in the Narrative Poetry / Keith Busby 81
6. Imitation, Metamorphosis, and Froissart's Use of the Exemplary Modus tractandi / Douglas Kelly 101
7. History and Narration in Froissart's Dits: The Case of the Bleu chevalier / Rupert T. Pickens 119
Pt. III. Verse Romance and Poetic Renewal
8. Meliador and the Inception of a New Poetic Sensibility / Michel Zink 155
Pt. IV. Froissart and His Contemporaries
9. Theory and Practice: The Portrayal of Chivalry in the Prose Lancelot, Geoffroy de Charny, and Froissart / Elspeth Kennedy 179
10. Froissart and Chaucer / John M. Fyler 195
Pt. V. Image and Reception
11. Image and Propaganda: The Illustration of Book 1 of Froissart's Chroniques / Laurence Harf-Lancner 221
Contributors 251
Index 253
Additional Authors: Maddox, Donald
Sturm-Maddox, Sara
Notes: LCCN: 98030124
Invalid LCCN: 98000301 -30124
ISBN: 0813016193 (alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 39443248
ISBN/ISSN: 0813016193