Figures of Repetition in the Old Provençal Lyric

A Study in the Style of the Troubadours

Figures of Repetition in the Old Provençal Lyric

320 pp., 6 x 9, notes, bibl., index

  • Paperback ISBN: 978-0-8078-9176-6
    Published: January 1976

North Carolina Studies in the Romance Languages and Literatures

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Distributed for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Department of Romance Studies

Nathaniel Smith provides an analysis that draws attention to the esthetics of Provençal troubadour poetry. The esthetic study focuses on poetic craft, knowledge of medieval rhetoric, and the usage of stylistic devices.