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The Chanson de geste

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCambridge Companion to the Literature of the Crusades
EditorsAnthony Bale
Place of PublicationCambridge
Publisher or commissioning bodyCambridge University Press
DatePublished - Jan 2019


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.

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  • Crusades, Old French, Medieval Literature


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