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The Gallic Singularity

The Medieval and Early Modern Origins

Tracy Adams

, and Literary Engagement with the Paradox Chrétien de Troyes's Chevalier de la charrette ( The Knight of the Cart , ca. 1180) brought the immortal pair Lancelot and Guinevere together as lovers for the first time. The characters existed in the German

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Representations of Women in the French Imaginary

Historicizing the Gallic Singularity

Jean Elisabeth Pedersen

related cultural pattern that she calls “the equal-not equal paradox,” the distinctive combination of “intertwined assumptions that women were as competent as men of their same rank but legally inferior to them.” Her analysis of Chrétien de Troyes

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Pueri Sunt Pueri

Machismo, Chivalry, and the Aggressive Pastimes of the Medieval Male Youth

Sean McGlynn

, we can appreciate the point that he is making. Writing in about 1160, the troubadour Chrétien de Troyes (author of the some of the earliest Arthurian romances), gives us this account of a tournament: “On either side the ranks tremble and a roar rises

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Ground-Level Travel for a Non-Flying Baltic States Anthropologist from Northern Ireland

Gareth E. Hamilton

of modern languages), the etymology of the English word ‘travel’, borrowed from Old French traveillier, recalls the difficulties of travelling, and perhaps of medieval lays and quests such as Perceval's in search of the graal (Chrétien de Troyes

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“Give Me Back My Son!”

Eleanor of Aquitaine, Emotion Talk, and the Gendering of Political Rhetoric

Linda E. Mitchell

as a patron of troubadours and writers of romance, such as Marie de France and Chrétien de Troyes, although this has been disputed by other historians. 3 The first major book-length study of Eleanor as a subject in her own right was that of Amy Kelly

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Troilus and Criseyde and the ‘Parfit Blisse of Love’

Simone Fryer-Bovair

philosophy to medieval literature; see Putter’s ‘Story Line and Story Shape in Sir Percyvell of Gales and Chrétien de Troyes’s Conte du Graal ’, in Pulp Fictions of Medieval England: Essays in Popular Romance , ed. Nicola McDonald (Manchester: Manchester

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Digital Humanities—Ways Forward; Future Challenges

Honoring David Kammerling Smith and the Digital Public Sphere; Acceleration?; Digital Humanities for the People(?); Infrastructure as Privilege; Computation, Cultures, and Communities; Digital Humanities and Generational Shift

Sally Debra Charnow, Jeff Horn, Jeffrey S. Ravel, Cindy Ermus, David Joseph Wrisley, Christy Pichichero, and David Kammerling Smith

a PhD student in the mid-1990s, when my colleagues and I were transcribing and marking up witnesses of Chrétien de Troyes's Lancelot: Chevalier de la charrette [Lancelot: The Knight of the Cart] in order to build a “hypertextual” edition of the