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La courtoisie au service de la renardie
Contrefaçon courtoise dans Renart le Nouvel de Jacquemart Gielée

  • Publication type: Article from a collective work
  • Collective work: Parodies courtoises, parodies de la courtoisie
  • Author: Bellon-Méguelle (Hélène)
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  • Abstract: In the allegorical poem, Renart le Nouvel, written in 1289 and attributed to Jacquemart Gielée, courtesy is omnipresent. In Renard’s animal court, the customs, rituals and codified gestures of the aristocracy are described. These polished behaviours do not succed in concealing the vices of the characters, whom use violence and treachery to achieve their ends. Courtesy is devoid of moral substance. It only serves as an instrument for the powerful.
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  • Pages: 31 to 45
  • 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.0031
  • Publisher: Classiques Garnier
  • Parution date: 06-22-2016
  • Language: French
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