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Renaut de Bage, 'Le Bel Inconnu' : ('Li Biaus Descouneus'; 'The Fair Unknown'), EPUB eBook

Renaut de Bage, 'Le Bel Inconnu' : ('Li Biaus Descouneus'; 'The Fair Unknown') EPUB

Edited by Karen L Fresco

Part of the Routledge Revivals series

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Originally published in 1992, Le Bel Inconnu edited and with an introduction by Karen Fresco, presents on facing pages the original Old French text and the English translation of this significant medieval romance poem by Renautde Bage

The extensive introduction to the text includes an exploration into the life of the author, Renaut de Bâgé, as well as a detailed assessment of the poem, its sources and influences, and the broader genre of medieval romance. It is also equipped with close textual notes, an index of proper nouns, and an examination of Renaut’s Song Leals Amors Q’est Dedanz Fin Cuer Mise, including the musical scores.

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