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Book review - Representing the Dead: Epitaph Fictions in Late-Medieval France

Hadley-Williams, Janet


The introduction to Representing the Dead is a valuable resource in itself. There, Helen Swift defines the terms, and discusses the literary epitaph’s use of language and versification, audience involvement, and, among much else, its differences from, and relationships with, elegy, testament, complaint, and plainte funèbre. Swift refers to late medieval French writing, including that of André de La Vigne, Jean Molinet, Octavien de Saint-Gelais, Jean Lemaire, Alain Chartier, and François...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
Source: Parergon
DOI: 10.1353/pgn.2018.0062


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