Keith Busby, Keith Busby, Roger Dalrymple's Arthurian Literature XIX: Comedy in Arthurian Literature PDF

By Keith Busby, Keith Busby, Roger Dalrymple

ISBN-10: 0859917452

ISBN-13: 9780859917452

ISBN-10: 1417524464

ISBN-13: 9781417524464

The texts analyzed underline the vast dissemination of the Arthurian tale in medieval and post-medieval Europe, from Scotland to Italy, whereas a few of the analyses of the manifestations of comedy refute the proposal of romance as a humourless style. certainly, the comedian therapy of traditional topics and motifs seems to be not just attribute of later romance yet an important section of the style from its beginnings and from its earliest improvement. Authors of Arthurian romance, from Chr?tien de Troyes to Malory, writing in French, Italian, center Dutch, and heart English, and the creators of an Irish prose-tale, all query the basic assumptions of romance and romance values throughout the medium of comedy. The subject matter of comedy in Arthurian romance has been constructed from the orignal consultation on the Arthurian Congress in Toulouse.

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Ge m’i estoit, / Et gart les bestes de cest bois’ (vv. ). vp 17 September 2002 09:43:34 Color profile: Generic CMYK printer profile Composite Default screen CHRISTINE FERLAMPIN-ACHER clarification enrichit le potentiel surnaturel associé à la fontaine et la parodie permet de faire entendre la voix de Chrétien derrière celle du texte en prose et d’épaissir l’ambiguïté de celui-ci en intégrant les incertitudes du roman en vers. Une seconde digression, renforçant les échos, expose le rôle de Merlin et enrichit encore la polysémie.

Le doute merveilleux sur sa nature se double d’un jeu comique sur l’instabilité de son comportement surprenant. 40 37 Voir notre article cit. ‘Le sabbat de vielles barbues dans Perceforest’, et sur Zéphir le chapitre VI de notre Fees, bestes et luitons. 38 Le modèle est Rainouart: sur cet épisode d’Aliscans, voir G. Gros, ‘Rainouart aux cuisines, ou les enfances d’un héros’, dans Burlesque et dérision dans les épopées de l’Occident médiéval, actes du colloque des Rencontres Européennes de Strasbourg, publiés par B.

J. Taylor (Genève, Droz 1979). vp 17 September 2002 09:43:33 Color profile: Generic CMYK printer profile Composite Default screen MERVEILLEUX ET COMIQUE DANS LES ROMANS FRANÇAIS pour un meunier, Le Tor pour un charbonnier, que leurs chevaux sont devenus des ânes, que Gadifer transporte du beurre, Porrus de la cervoise, Estonné du pain: Porrus prend la queue de son cheval pour la cheville d’un tonneau. Le comique vient du traitement burlesque de ces nobles chevaliers transformés en marchands; la queue de l’âne, carnavalesque, joue un rôle important; la cervoise attendue par le marchand qui tire la queue de l’âne risque fort de n’être que de décevantes déjections animales.

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