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Publication - Dr Marianne Ailes

    ‘Deux manuscrits de la chanson de geste de l’automne du moyen âge: un renouvellement du genre?’

    Citation

    Ailes, M, 2017, ‘‘Deux manuscrits de la chanson de geste de l’automne du moyen âge: un renouvellement du genre?’’. in: Francoise Laurent (eds) « Le Monde Entour et Environ » La Geste, la route et le livre dans la littérature médiévale . Presses Universitaires Blaise Pascal, pp. 253-60

    Abstract

    This chapter examines two late medieval manuscripts from the British Library, BL Royal MS 15 E VI and BL Royal MS 16 G II, analysing how the older texts are adapted to a new literary and cultural context. These manuscripts come from the same workshop; while one has a known commissioner, Talbot, Earl of Shrewsbury, the patron for the other manuscript is unknown. The chapter also examine possible candidates for the commissioning of this expensive artefact, speculating on a possible link with Cecily Neville..

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