Violent Passions

Managing Love in the Old French Verse Romance

  • Authors
  • Tracy Adams

Part of the Studies in Arthurian and Courtly Cultures book series (SACC)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Tracy Adams
    Pages 1-9
  3. Tracy Adams
    Pages 11-36
  4. Tracy Adams
    Pages 37-73
  5. Tracy Adams
    Pages 75-106
  6. Tracy Adams
    Pages 237-244
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 245-311

About this book


This book re-evaluates the perception of "courtly love" in Old French verse. Adams traces how these verses explore the emotional trials of amour and propose coping methods for the lovelorn.


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