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Medieval French Literary Culture Abroad

Jane Gilbert, Simon Gaunt, and William Burgwinkle


The field of medieval francophone literary culture outside France was for many years a minor and peripheral sub-field of medieval French literary studies (or, in the case of Anglo-Norman, of English studies). The past two decades, however, have seen a major reassessment of the use of French in England, in the Low Countries, in Italy, and in the eastern Mediterranean, and this impacts significantly upon the history of literature in French more generally. This book is the first to look at the question overall, rather than just at one region. It also takes a more sustained theorized approach than ... More

Keywords: Medieval French literature, manuscript studies, Actor-Network Theory, Transnational French

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9780198832454
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198832454.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jane Gilbert, author
Senior Lecturer in French, University College London

Simon Gaunt, author
Professor of French Language and Literature, King's College London

William Burgwinkle, author
Professor of Medieval French and Occitan Literature, University of Cambridge