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The Trial of Womankind: A Rhyming Translation of Book IV of the Fifteenth-Century Le Champion Des Dames

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The Trial of Womankind: A Rhyming Translation of Book IV of the Fifteenth-Century Le Champion Des Dames - Le Franc, Martin
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Medieval literature makes it plain that the Battle of the Sexes has been alive and raging since at least the Middle Ages. As depicted by Martin Le Franc in Le Champion des Dames , this battle takes on literally epic proportions. Translated from the original Middle French by Steven Millen Taylor, the fourth book of Le Franc's poem comes to life for the modern English reader as The Trial of Womankind. This allegorical poem from the mid-fifteenth century offers a dynamic dialogue between both sides of the Querelle des ...

The Trial of Womankind: A Rhyming Translation of Book IV of the Fifteenth-Century Le Champion Des Dames 2005, McFarland & Company, Jefferson

ISBN-13: 9780786422401

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