Courtly Culture

by Joachim Bumke

Courtly Culture

  • ISBN-13: 9781585670512
  • Author(s): Joachim Bumke
  • Subject: Classic fiction (pre c 1945)|19th century fiction
  • Publisher: The Overlook Press
  • Imprint: The Overlook Press
  • Publication Date: 25-01-2001
  • Format: p/b

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Translated from the German by Thomas Dunlap A classic study of the rise and fall of Medieval courtly culture, now available in paperback. Bumke overlooks no detail in this exhaustive and definitive study, in which he challenges the myth that the idealised patterns of behaviour in courtly literature, in particular the notion of courtly love, are an accurate reflection of the reality of aristocratic life.
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Translated from the German by Thomas Dunlap A classic study of the rise and fall of Medieval courtly culture, now available in paperback. Bumke overlooks no detail in this exhaustive and definitive study, in which he challenges the myth that the idealised patterns of behaviour in courtly literature, in particular the notion of courtly love, are an accurate reflection of the reality of aristocratic life.