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Guillaume de Mauchaut : La Prise d'Alixandre - Guillaume De Machaut

Guillaume de Mauchaut

La Prise d'Alixandre

By: Guillaume De Machaut, R. Barton Palmer (Editor, Translator)

Hardcover Published: 17th January 2002
ISBN: 9780815326502
Number Of Pages: 474

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This is the first edition in more than a century and the first modern English translation of the crowning masterwork of Machaut's literary career. Based on his extensive discussion with returning crusaders, the poet recounts King Peter I of Cyprus's successful attack and capture of the Egyptian city of Alexandria in 1365. This volume features a full discussion of Machaut's life and career, historical commentary, extensive annotation and a select bibliography.

Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Introduction
Life of the Authorp. 1
Artistic Achievementp. 11
Sources and Influencesp. 27
Editorial Policy for This Text and Translationp. 33
La Prise d'Alixandre / The Taking of Alexandriap. 39
Textual Notesp. 419
Explanatory Notesp. 429
Selected Bibliographyp. 455
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ISBN: 9780815326502
ISBN-10: 0815326505
Series: Garland Library of Medieval Literature
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 474
Published: 17th January 2002
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 2.97
Weight (kg): 0.8
Edition Number: 1