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Ronsard’s Oaths

  • Publication type: Journal article
  • Journal: L’Année ronsardienne
    2020, n° 2
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  • Author: Andersson (Benedikte)
  • Abstract: The value and uses of oaths in Ronsard’s work vary according to the poetic context. Each configuration draws on a rich cultural background. This article highlights the distinction between the multiple oaths of love—which are stereotypes of the language of love—, oaths of authorship (related to author-reader contracts), the extraordinary profession of faith in “La Responce aux injures,” and the scholarly vows and promises based on ancient rituals.
  • Pages: 17 to 38
  • Last edition: 2020
  • Journal: The Year of Ronsard, n° 2

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  • ISBN: 978-2-406-10041-6
  • ISSN: 2650-5711
  • DOI: 10.15122/isbn.978-2-406-10042-3.p.0017
  • Publisher: Classiques Garnier
  • Parution date: 02-19-2020
  • Periodicity: Annual
  • Language: French
  • Keywords: Rhetorics, oaths, rituals, love, religion
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