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Machaut's Legacy: The Judgment Poetry Tradition in the Later Middle Ages and Beyond

R. Barton Palmer and Burt Kimmelman


Machaut’s Legacy focuses on the influence, in both specific and broad senses, of Guillaume de Machaut’s Judgment Series on his contemporaries, especially English and French, and on the development of narrative fiction that, beginning in the fourteenth century with Machaut’s decisive reshaping of the dit or tale, eventually culminates in that multiform genre known to later generations as “the novel.” Featuring chapters, here published for the first time, by leading figures in the field, Machaut’s Legacy covers a wide swath of literary history, providing models for identifying and estimating the ... More

Keywords: Guillaume de Machaut, narrative fiction, dit, literary history

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780813062419
Published to Florida Scholarship Online: May 2018 DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813062419.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

R. Barton Palmer, editor
Clemson University

Burt Kimmelman, editor
New Jersey Institute of Technology

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Front Matter


Burt Kimmelman

I Political and Literary Authorities: The Place of Judgment

1 Judgment at Court

Douglas Kelly

II Adaptations and Appropriations

4 The Machaut Map

Burt Kimmelman

5 True Colors

Elizaveta Strakhov

7 Bohemian Gower

Linda Burke

III Lasting Influence

10 Authorial Second Lives

R. Barton Palmer

End Matter