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Romancing the Past: The rise of vernacular prose historiography in thirteenth-century France

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422pp. Used very good condition, slight corner turn up on the front cover, internal text pristine.

In a poststructuralist study of thirteenth-century French historical texts, Gabrielle Spiegel investigates the reasons for the rise of French vernacular prose historiography at this particular time. She argues that the vernacular prose histories that have until now been regarded as royalist were actually products of the aristocracy, reflecting its anxiety as it faced social and economic change and political threats from the monarchy.

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Author(s):
Gabrielle M. Spiegel
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1st
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0520089359
ISBN-13:
9780520089358
Number of pages:
422
Publisher:
University of California Press
Title:
Romancing the Past: The rise of vernacular prose historiography in thirteenth-century France

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422pp. Used very good condition, slight corner turn up on the front cover, internal text pristine.

In a poststructuralist study of thirteenth-century French historical texts, Gabrielle Spiegel investigates the reasons for the rise of French vernacular prose historiography at this particular time. She argues that the vernacular prose histories that have until now been regarded as royalist were actually products of the aristocracy, reflecting its anxiety as it faced social and economic change and political threats from the monarchy.

Author(s):
Gabrielle M. Spiegel
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1st
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0520089359
ISBN-13:
9780520089358
Number of pages:
422
Publisher:
University of California Press
Title:
Romancing the Past: The rise of vernacular prose historiography in thirteenth-century France

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