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The Song in the Story
Lyric Insertions in French Narrative Fiction, 1200-1400

Maureen Barry McCann Boulton

352 pages | 6 x 9
Ebook 2016 | ISBN 9781512807110 | Buy from De Gruyter $79.95 | €69.95 | £70.50
This book is available under special arrangement from our European publishing partner De Gruyter.
An Anniversary Collection volume

The Song in the Story is the first full-length examination of lyric insertions in medieval French literature. Boulton's discussion of the function of the literary device is firmly placed in the context of contemporary rhetorical theory and the literary trends of the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries.

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