The Fabliaux download free [PDF and Ebook] by Nathaniel E. Dubin

The Fabliaux download free [PDF and Ebook] by Nathaniel E. Dubin year 2013
  • Book name: The Fabliaux
  • Author: Nathaniel E. Dubin
  • Release date: 2013/11/15
  • Publisher: WW NORTON & CO
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Poetry and Drama
  • ISBN: 9780871403575
  • Rating: 8.4 of 10
  • Votes: 651
  • Review by: Sutton Caudle
  • Review rating: 7.74 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/9
  • Total pages: 1024
  • Includes a PDF summary of 93 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Composed between the twelfth and fourteenth centuries, these virtually unknown erotic and satiric poems lie at the root of the Western comic tradition. Passed down by the anticlerical middle classes of medieval France, The Fabliaux depicts priapic priests, randy wives, and their cuckolded husbands in tales that are shocking even by today's standards. Chaucer and Boccaccio borrowed heavily from these riotous tales, which were the wit of the common man rebelling against the aristocracy and Church in matters of food, money, and sex. Containing 69 poems with a parallel Old French text, The Fabliaux comes to life in a way that has never been done in nearly eight hundred years.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 60H18M7S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Literary Studies: Classical, Early & Medieval, Poetry Anthologies (various Poets), Poetry By Individual Poets, Literary Studies: Poetry & Poets
  • Available formats: WORD, AZW, OEB, DOC, EPUB, TXT, PDF, BMP. Compressed in ZIP, TAR.BZ, 7Z, RAR, LZ, ARJ
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  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 37.29 USD
  • Dimensions: 137x206x48mm
  • Weight: 950g
  • Printed by: Liveright Publishing Corporation
  • Published in: New York, United States
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