[ BOOKS ] ✪ The Women Troubadours Author Meg Bogin – Techotechies.us

The Women Troubadours This Is The First Twentieth Century Study Of The Women Troubadours Who Flourished In Southern France Between 1150 And 1250 The Great Period Of Troubadour Poetry The Book Is Comprised Of A Full Length Essay On Women In The Middle Ages, Twenty Three Poems By The Women Troubadours Themselves In The Original Provencal With Translations On Facing Pages, A Capsule Biography Of Each Poet, Notes, And Reading List.

[ BOOKS ] ✪ The Women Troubadours  Author Meg Bogin – Techotechies.us
  • Hardcover
  • 190 pages
  • The Women Troubadours
  • Meg Bogin
  • English
  • 22 November 2017
  • 0846701138

10 thoughts on “The Women Troubadours


  1. says:

    Short and sweet and tantalizing glimpse into the 12th Century The introduction with cultural background was not too enjoyable, full of the generalities a medieval scholar gets tired of reading, but the poems themselves and the discussion of them, and the carefully cobbled together scraps of biography at the end, were very intere...


  2. says:

    This is almost 40 years old now published 1980 but it s an accessible edition of trobairitz poetry in the original Provencal with modern English facing translation Bogin provides a prefacing essay on the historical and cultural background to this body of medieval women s writing and this is where the book shows its age she wants to read the material as a way to recuperate authentic female emotions and desires as if the poetry is a set of private diary entries only written in verse this in This is almost 40 years old now published 1980 but it s an accessible edition of trobairitz poetry in the original Provencal with modern English facing translation Bogin provides a prefacing essay on the historical and cultural background to this body of medieval women s writing and this is where t...


  3. says:

    An excellent study of the 20 or so trobairitz of the 13th century These women poets wrote with a directness and passion often absent in their male counterparts Good samples given in the original with facing English translations Good tr...


  4. says:

    Though this book seems to take a rather odd look into medieval times, I thoroughly enjoyed the perspective The poetry translations were excellent and reading these poems for the first time actually made me smile.


  5. says:

    This is a very useful little volume for anyone who enjoys historical fiction about women during the middle ages Its 79 page introduction give a great overview of courtly poetry, the development of courtly love as an art form, the status of women in a courtly warrior society, and very interestingly the culture of Occitania modern Provence, France a thousand years ago It gives you an academic and historical basis from which to engage in a fictional account, for one thing For another, the This is a very useful little volume for anyone who enjoys historical fiction about women during the middle ages Its 79 page introduction give a great overview of courtly poetry, t...


  6. says:

    I have only just recently learned about the troubadours and their range, impact, and form especially the sestina This book is a great companion work to the male troubadours and for its Introduction except for one glaringly incorrect theological premise , the examples of the influence of Arabic poetry on the Occitan, and its fine selection of female verse Ms Bogin does make the valid observation that there is little imagery in the poems they are mostly narrative or dialogue I was a bit ...


  7. says:

    I found this an enjoyable book and quick to read I d never heard anything about the 12th century women troubadour poets in southern France, although I learned a lot about the male poets of courtly love while studying English at university So I was very interested to ...


  8. says:

    Wow I found this book lying on the sidewalk when I was walking my dog Have been searching for it for years Fabulous bibliography Hints and leads to scholarship on the relation of the European lyric tradition to ancient Arabic poetry.


  9. says:

    An amazing little collection of written works from women who were poets back in the 12th century During a time when it was predominately men who wrote, this is a refreshing look into the female psyche and heart during medieval times.


  10. says:

    This is one of those books I give away as gifts to get people interested in medieval poetry Sure there s arecent book by another author on the same topic that isthorough, but this is easier to read and a better intro to the genre.

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