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Courtly_Love - COURTLY LOVE COURTLY LOVE Literary...

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Unformatted text preview: COURTLY LOVE COURTLY LOVE Literary convention fantasy life COURTLY LOVE Literary convention fantasy life “Romance”: written in vernacular, romance languages—French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese; from the Romans COURTLY LOVE Literary convention fantasy life “Romance”: written in vernacular, romance languages—French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese; from the Romans Feudal world: knight’s loyalty to lady modeled after his loyalty to liege lord COURTLY LOVE Literary convention fantasy life “Romance”: written in vernacular, romance languages—French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese; from the Romans Feudal world: knight’s loyalty to lady modeled after his loyalty to liege lord Origins in Ovid and the Troubadors A lord’s court… A lord’s court… Was his family, companions, advisers, servants, officials, clerks, knights and followers, entertainers A lord’s court… Was his family, companions, advisers, servants, officials, clerks, knights and followers, entertainers Was entirely dependent on the lord’s patronage A lord’s court… Was his family, companions, advisers, servants, officials, clerks, knights and followers, entertainers Was entirely dependent on the lord’s patronage Was not always rooted in place; some courts were itinerant A lord’s court… Was his family, companions, advisers, servants, officials, clerks, knights and followers, entertainers Was entirely dependent on the lord’s patronage Was not always rooted in place; some courts were itinerant Required its men of the court ( courtiers ) to be on good behavior: courtesie . Courtesie, or the art of the courtier Courtesie, or the art of the courtier Tact, charm, discretion Courtesie, or the art of the courtier Tact, charm, discretion Elegant dress Courtesie, or the art of the courtier Tact, charm, discretion Elegant dress Appropriate body language and speech Courtesie, or the art of the...
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This note was uploaded on 09/23/2011 for the course HUM 303 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '11 term at S.F. State.

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