Deadly letters: "Deus amanz," Marie's "Prologue" to the Lais and the dangerous nature of the gloss Journal Article uri icon

Overview

abstract

  • Lines 223-29 of "Deus amanz," one of the lais in Marie de France's "Lais," reinforces the Prologue as a metaphor for the "sowing" of the text and its subsequent spread and transmission through the gloss.

publication date

  • May 1, 1997

Full Author List

  • Cowell A

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 337

end page

  • 356

volume

  • 88

issue

  • 3