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- DescriptionThis book offers detailed and provocative readings of a range of medieval French texts (chansons de geste from the cycle du roi, the verse Ovide moralise and the trickster narrative, Trubert), aiming to illustrate how the ideas of Jacques Lacan and Slavoj Zizek can be applied to works from this period. By means of this approach, it aims to throw new light on the manner in which different works define, elaborate and undermine their respective visions of literary, communal and historical identity.
- Author BiographyThe Author: James R. Simpson studied at Pembroke College, Cambridge, receiving his B.A. hons degree in 1987 and his doctorate in 1991. After three years as a British Academy postdoctoral research fellow spent at Robinson College, Cambridge, he was appointed to a temporary post in the department of French, Trinity College Dublin. Since 1996, he has been a lecturer in the department of French in the University of Glasgow.
- Author(s)James R. Simpson
- PublisherVerlag Peter Lang
- Date of Publication01/12/2000
- SubjectLiterary Criticism
- Place of PublicationPieterlen
- Country of PublicationSwitzerland
- ImprintVerlag Peter Lang
- Weight420 g
- Width150 mm
- Height220 mm
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