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From Honour to Amor
The Fables Pierre Aufons and its Parodic Sequel in Paris, BnF, naf. 7517

  • Publication type: Article from a collective work
  • Collective work: Parodies courtoises, parodies de la courtoisie
  • Author: Morcos (Hannah)
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  • Abstract: This article takes Gérard Genette’s theory of transtextuality as a starting point for exploring Paris, BnF, naf. 7517, in which the Fables Pierre Aufons are followed by a unique sequel on love and then chivalry. The redactor of the Fables transforms his Latin hypotext, Petrus Alfonsi’s Disciplina clericalis, into a vernacular story collection. The sequel in ms. 7517 goes one step further, both parodying the didactic agenda of the Fables and simultaneously the models of Arthurian romance invoked.
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  • Pages: 481 to 493
  • Last edition: 2016
  • Collection: Encounters, n° 155
  • Subcollection: Medieval civilization, n° 19

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  • ISBN: 978-2-8124-6061-6
  • ISSN: 2103-5636
  • DOI: 10.15122/isbn.978-2-8124-6063-0.p.0481
  • Publisher: Classiques Garnier
  • Parution date: 06-22-2016
  • Language: English
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