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The Art of Courtly Love

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The De Amore of Andreas Capellanus (Andre the Chaplain), composed in France in the 1180s, is celebrated as the first comprehensive discussion of theory of courtly love. The book is believed to have been intended to portray conditions at Queen Eleanor of Aquitaine's court at Poitiers between 1170 and 1174, and written the request of her daughter, Countess Marie of Troyes. As such, it is important for its connections to themes of contemporary Latin lyric, in troubadour poetry and in the French romances of Chretien de Troyes. ...

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Art of Courtly Love
1993, Bristol Classical Press, London

ISBN-13: 9780715616901

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The Art of Courtly Love
1990, Columbia University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780231073059

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Art of Courtly Love
1983, Continuum

ISBN-13: 9780804460750

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