The Romance of the Rose

The Romance of the Rose

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This is a new translation of The Romance of the Rose, an allegorical account of the progress of a courtly love affair which became the most popular and influential of all medieval romances. In the hands of Jean de Meun, who continued de Lorris's work, it assumed vast proportions and embraced almost every aspect of medieval life from predestination and optics, to the Franciscan controversy and the right way to deal with premature hair-loss.
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1999, c1994
ISBN: 9780192839480
0192839489
Branch Call Number: 841.1 G957r 1999
Characteristics: xxii, 350 p. ; 20 cm

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(By Guillaume de Lorris 1230 & Jean de Meun 1275) "An allegorical account of the progress of a courtly love affair which became the most popular and influential of all medieval romances. In the hands of Jean de Meun, who continued de Lorris's work, it assumed vast proportions and embrace... Read More »


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