Debate and Dialogue: Alain Chartier in His Cultural Context

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In early humanist France two debating traditions converge: one literary and vernacular, one intellectual and conducted mainly via Latin epistles. Debate and Dialogue demonstrates how the two fuse in the vernacular verse debates of Alain Chartier, secretary and notary at the court of Charles VI, and later, Charles VII. In spite of considerable contemporary praise for Chartier, his work has remained largely neglected by modern critics. This study shows how Chartier participates in a movement that invests a vernacular poetic ...

Debate and Dialogue: Alain Chartier in His Cultural Context 2006, OUP Oxford, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780199290260

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