Romance of the Rose

Romance of the Rose

Background

Wikipedia – Roman de la rose

Readings

11 Nov: Introduction to Romance of the Rose, ch 1 “The Garden of Pleasure,” 3-21.
13 Nov: in-class analysis Bernard/Llull
15 Nov: ch 1 “The Garden of Pleasure,” 3-21.
18 Nov; ch 2 “The Spring of Narcissus,” 22-42.
20 Nov ; ch 3 “Hope and Despair,” 43-61.
22 Nov  INDEPENDENCE DAY NO CLASS
25 Nov Lab session – discovering digital Rose manuscripts

Electronic Text:

Clement Marot’s 1529 edition/rewriting (in French)
Guillaume de Lorris’s poem (Langlois ed. – in French)
A digital manuscript (Chicago)
Roman de la Rose Digital Library (Johns Hopkins)

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