The Resource Melusine ; or, The noble history of Lusignan, (ebook)

Melusine ; or, The noble history of Lusignan, (ebook)

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Melusine ; or, The noble history of Lusignan
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Melusine ; or, The noble history of Lusignan
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eng
Summary
Jean d'Arras's splendid prose romance of Melusine, written for Jean de Berry, the brother of King Charles V of France, is one of the most significant and complex literary works of the later Middle Ages. The author, promising to tell us "how the noble and powerful fortress of Lusignan in Poitou was founded by a fairy," writes a ceaselessly astonishing account of the origins of the powerful feudal dynasty of the Lusignans in southwestern France, which flourished in western Europe and the Near East during the age of the Crusades. The spellbinding story of the destinies of the fairy Melusine, her mortal husband, and her extraordinary sons blends history, myth, genealogy, folklore, and popular traditions with epic, romance, and Crusade narrative. Preceded by a substantial introduction, this translation, the first in English to be amply annotated, captures the remarkable range of stylistic registers that characterizes this extravagant and captivating work
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Midwest
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active 14th century
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Jean
Dewey number
843/.1
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no index present
Literary form
fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Maddox, Donald
  • Sturm-Maddox, Sara
  • hoopla digital
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  • Melusine (Legendary character)
  • Electronic books
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adult
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Melusine ; or, The noble history of Lusignan, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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9780271069005
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11645633
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remote
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11645633
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MWT11645633
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Melusine ; or, The noble history of Lusignan, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780271069005
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11645633
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11645633
System control number
MWT11645633
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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