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Between Courtly Literature and Al-Andalus: Matiere dOrient and the Importance of Spain in the Romances of the Twelfth-Century Writer Chrétien de Troyes Michelle Reichert

Between Courtly Literature and Al-Andalus: Matiere dOrient and the Importance of Spain in the Romances of the Twelfth-Century Writer Chrétien de Troyes

Michelle Reichert

Published March 26th 2006
ISBN : 9780415976152
Hardcover
325 pages
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Chretien de Troyes uses references to Spain throughout his romances. Despite past suggestions that they contain Mozarabic and Islamic themes, these references have never been commented upon. This book demonstrates that these allusions to Spain occurMoreChretien de Troyes uses references to Spain throughout his romances. Despite past suggestions that they contain Mozarabic and Islamic themes, these references have never been commented upon. This book demonstrates that these allusions to Spain occur at key moments in the romances, and are often served with linguistic riddles.