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A resolution to the vexed problem whether a troubadour's love is erotic or spiritual is offered by Paolo Cherchi through a new reading of Andreas Capellanus' De Amore (written around 1186-1196). He suggests that Andreas, using a rhetorical strategy that creates ambiguity, condemns courtly love because its claim that passion generates virtue is untenable and deceitful. Although Andreas grasped. A resolution to the vexed problem whether a troubadour's love is erotic or spiritual is offered by Paolo Cherchi through a new reading of Andreas Capellanus' De Amore (written around 1186-1196). He suggests that Andreas, using a rhetorical strategy that creates ambiguity, condemns courtly love because its claim that passion generates virtue is untenable and deceitful. Although Andreas grasped the core of the courtly love 'system,' namely, the relation between passion and ethics, he failed to consider the notion of mezura, that courtly virtue through which troubadours transformed nature into culture, and erotic passion into social discourse. Cherchi offers an innovative interpretation and a close reading of selected poems. He traces the history of Provencal lyric poetry, highlighting some of the significant personalities and movements. Books, Poetry and Drama~~Literature - History & Criticism, Andreas And The Ambiguity Of Courtly Love~~Book~~9780802005779~~Paolo Cherchi, , , , , , , , , ,, [PU: University of Toronto Press]

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A resolution to the vexed problem whether a troubadour''s love is erotic or spiritual is offered by Paolo Cherchi through a new reading of Andreas Capellanus'' De Amore (written around 1186-1196). He suggests that Andreas, using a rhetorical strategy that creates ambiguity, condemns courtly love because its claim that passion generates virtue is untenable and deceitful. Although Andreas grasped the core of the courtly love ''system,'' namely, the relation between passion and ethics, he failed to consider the notion of mezura, that courtly virtue through which troubadours transformed nature into culture, and erotic passion into social discourse.Cherchi offers an innovative interpretation and a close reading of selected poems. He traces the history of Provençal lyric poetry, highlighting some of the significant personalities and movements. Paolo Cherchi, Books, Fiction and Literature, Literary Theory and Criticism, European, Italian, Andreas and the Ambiguity of Courtly Love Books>Fiction and Literature>Literary Theory and Criticism>European>Italian, University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division

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Andreas and the Ambiguity of Courtly Love
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Cherchi, Paolo

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Andreas and the Ambiguity of Courtly Love

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0802005772

A resolution to the vexed problem whether a troubadour's love is erotic or spiritual is offered by Paolo Cherchi through a new reading of Andreas Capellanus' "De Amore" (written around 1186-1196). He suggests that Andreas, using a rhetorical strategy that creates ambiguity, condemns courtly love because its claim that passion generates virtue is untenable and deceitful. Although Andreas grasped the core of the courtly love 'system, ' namely, the relation between passion and ethics, he failed to consider the notion of "mezura," that courtly virtue through which troubadours transformed nature into culture, and erotic passion into social discourse.Cherchi offers an innovative interpretation and a close reading of selected poems. He traces the history of ProvenAal lyric poetry, highlighting some of the significant personalities and movements.

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780802005779
ISBN (ISBN-10): 0802005772
Hardcover
Publishing year: 1994
Publisher: UNIV OF TORONTO PR
194 Pages
Weight: 0,445 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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