The Chanson de geste

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Although the intended readership for this volume is students, as an introduction to the genre, the chapter is also expected to present an argument: this chapter focuses on the range of representations of the crusading ideal and of the Saracen Other, in a genre often considered rather univocal with respect to these aspects.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCambridge Companion to the Literature of the Crusades
EditorsAnthony Bale
Place of PublicationCambridge
PublisherCambridge University Press
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2019


  • Crusades
  • Old French
  • Medieval Literature


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