From Topic to Tale: Logic and Narrativity in the Middle Ages

By: Vance, Eugene

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CF4 - A trade paperback book enscribed by the author in good+ to very good- condition. Enscribed to the original owner by the author in black ink on the half title page. A tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with very minor overall shelf wear with some very light creasing on the front cover plus there is some very, very light edge wear along the free edges of the covers. This is a title in the publisher's Theory and History of Literature series. With a foreword by Wlad Dogzich. A book about the transition from a Latinate culture to one based on a vernacular langue that took place from the Middle Ages to the Renaissance. The author focuses on the rise of French vernacular literacy in the 12th cneutry at the same time that logic came into vogue with an emphasis on the expression of these two tendencies in the work of Chrétien de Troyes. Endnotes, indexed, 131p.

Title: From Topic to Tale: Logic and Narrativity in the Middle Ages

Author: Vance, Eugene

Categories: Literature, Literary Criticism & Theory, Medieval Literature, Renaissance Literature, History of Literature,

Publisher: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, University of Minnesota Press: 1987

ISBN: 0816615365

ISBN 13: 9780816615360

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket as Issued

Inscription: Signed by Author

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Book ID: SCW12503

Keywords: Nonfiction Non-fiction Medieval Literature Medaeval Literature Literary History Literary Criticism Intellectual History Cultural Theory Narrative Poetry Chretien MIddle Ages Latinate Culture Vernacular Language Vernacular Culture Orality Literacy Social T,