El carácter oral de 'Le Bâtard de Bouillon' (Orality in 'Le Bâtard de Bouillon')
37 Pages Posted: 22 Jun 2012
Date Written: 1983
This is an analysis of oral elements in the anonymous French medieval epic poem 'Le Bâtard de Bouillon' (14th century), a work belonging to the Second Cycle of the Crusades. The method of analysis is based on Jean Rychner's theory of formulaic orality as expounded in 'La Chanson de Geste'.
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Keywords: Epic poetry, French literature, Orality, Medieval romance, Medieval poetry, Formulaic composition, Le Bâtard de Bouillon
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